Monthly Archives: January 2013

Philadelphia Social Security Disability Attorneys Discuss Claims Involving “Unsuccessful Work Attempt” -

When applying for Social Security Disability benefits, the disability onset date is crucial in determining when benefit payments begin.  Sometimes workers will file a claim forDisability benefits with a disability onset date that precedes the last period of employment.  If the individual can prove that the last period of employment was an unsuccessful work attempt […]

Social Security Benefits: Returning to Work on a Trial Basis -

Workers receiving Social Security Disability (SSD) benefits can go back to work and still receive benefits during a “return to work” trial period.  This is good news for many people who want to attempt a return to gainful employment, but are fearful that they will jeopardize their Social Security benefits if they are unsuccessful.  The […]

Philadelphia Social Security Disability Attorneys: Benefits Available to the Legally Blind -

Social Security Disability (SSD) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits are typically available to legally blind individuals when their earning potential becomes limited by their blindness or low vision condition.  Even if they can work and are in fact employed, they may still be entitled to benefits under certain conditions. The Social Security Disability law […]