What to Expect at a Social Security Disability Appeal Hearing
Disability
Joel Thrift

What to Expect at a Social Security Disability Appeal Hearing

Was your Social Security disability claim denied? While this may cause financial hardship, it’s not the end of the world. The Social Security Administration denies many claims, and the reason often isn’t that you’re not entitled to disability coverage. Here’s what you can expect if you have to appeal. Who

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Should I Report My Work Injury?
Workers' Compensation
Joel Thrift

Should I Report My Work Injury?

The short answer is, yes. Georgia law requires you to give notice to your supervisor within 30 days of your accident. O.C.G.A. § 34-9-80 . Technically, you could wait 29 days to give notice, but you should report right away. If you wait, you’re inviting skepticism that you were really

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Can I get Social Security Disability for my patellar tendinitis?
Disability
Joel Thrift

Can I get Social Security Disability for my patellar tendinitis?

Can I get Social Security Disability for my patellar tendinitis? Yes, you can. There are two ways to get Social Security Disability for your Patellar tendinitis. The first way is to show that you meet Social Security’s specific listing on Patellar tendinitis  and the second way is to show that

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How Long Does a Claim for Social Security (SSDI) Typically Take?
Disability
Joel Thrift

How Long Does a Claim for Social Security (SSDI) Typically Take?

Applying for Social Security Disability Benefits, waiting for approval, and navigating appeals can take years. If you have been injured or disabled due to a medical condition and are unable to work, filling out an SSDI application and waiting for approval can deplete your savings and leave you with few

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What Does SGA Mean in Social Security?
Disability
Joel Thrift

What Does SGA Mean in Social Security?

The Social Security Disability Insurance fund is a collective coffer that is paid into by working, tax-paying citizens to protect them if they should become disabled and unable to work. Therefore, it stands to reason that a person must demonstrate that the medical condition they claim prevents them from engaging

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What's the Difference Between SSI & SSDI?
Disability
Joel Thrift

What’s the Difference Between SSI & SSDI?

The Social Security Administration offers two types of assistance: SSI and SSDI. Both are designed to assist individuals who can no longer work to earn a wage due to either their age or having a disability. Individuals that qualify for either program receive monthly payments to assist them in meeting their

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