Understanding Impairment Related Work Expenses (IRWE)

Published on August 24th, 2017

When you suffer from a disability, you sometimes need assistance to help make your life manageable. Often, this assistance might come in the form of goods or services that you have to pay for out of your own pocket. Whether the items in question are hearing aids, orthopedic shoes, physical therapy, or some other expense, paying for these things can make it even more difficult to make ends meet on your own without the assistance of your SSDI benefits. But what happens when you are able to manage your disability to the point where you can work at least a little bit? The last t

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Information About Mental Disability Types in New Jersey

Published on August 22nd, 2017

If you can no longer work to a severe illness or injury, you have the option of applying for disability benefits to help you financially. When the issue is physical, such as with cancers or due to an injury, such as a debilitating back injury, the situation is often clear and easy to define. However, when the issue is due to a mental condition, the waters often get muddy. Below is some important information for you to know about mental conditions that qualify for disability benefits.

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How the FICA Tax Affects Wages

Published on August 21st, 2017

There are certain things that will affect your take-home pay from your paycheck. It's important to understand these things in order to adequately budget for your expenses as well as savings for now as well as for the future. One of the key pieces of these deductions is the Social Security Wages for FICA tax. FICA is the Federal Insurance Contributions Act. It is a federal law that requires the withholding of Social Security Tax and Medicare Tax at a flat percentage rate.

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Navigating the New Jersey Disability Evaluation Process in Five Steps

Published on August 1st, 2017

Navigating the New Jersey disability evaluation process leaves many applicants confused and dazed. While a disability attorney helps in the process, knowing the steps the Social Security office follows to decide a disability claim helps clear the air.

Disability Evaluation Process

Traditionally, five steps make up the disability e

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Your Free Disability Claim Evaluation

Published on July 25th, 2017

Since the Social Security Administration (SSA) denies the majority of first-time claims, it is best to have an experienced law firm do a free disability claim evaluation.

Disability Claim Evaluation

Nationwide, including New Jersey disability claims, most claims are denied because the person filing fails to provide convincing medical evidence

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Preparing to Attend Your Disability Hearing

Published on July 24th, 2017

Attending a disability hearing in New Jersey draws out nerves. But, being prepared and knowing what to expect ease this anxiety. Also, taking advantage of your right to representation at the hearing helps as well.

Disability Hearing

The denial process for disability begins with a request for reconsideration. If denied a second or even third

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Your Social Security Disability Library

Published on July 21st, 2017

Consider us to be your library when it comes to information about Social Security disability benefits. Here are some of the most commonly asked questions we get from our clients.

Social Security Disability Library
Do I qualify?

Social Security law dictates that adults (age 18 and over) will be considered disabled

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What Happens in the Disability Determination Process for Social Security Disability Cases?

Published on July 20th, 2017

After filing an application for disability with the Social Security Administration (SSA), you may wonder what happens. The silence between filing and a response proves long as you await needed benefits.

Disability Determination Process

While longsuffering seems to be the name of the game in regard to your health and ability to work

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