What is social security and disability claims?

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Are all Social Security disability claims denied?

Not all Social Security disability claims are denied, but the majority of them are. According to the Kansas City Star, 2.5 million Americans apply for Social Security disability benefits each year,... Read More »

Are Social Security disability claims public record?

Social Security disability claims are a matter of public record. According to the Freedom of Information Act, the public has access to any records or files pertaining to federal agencies, including... Read More »

Your deceased husband received Social Security Disability can you receive Social Security at age 60 on his record?

Yes, a widow or widower can draw reduced survivors' benefits at age 60, even if the spouse's source of income was SSDI. In order to receive the full amount, you would have to wait until normal reti... Read More »

When a person is awarded Social Security Disability Insurance how is it that Social Security can withhold 6 months of pay?

When you are awarded Social Security disability benefits, you do not receive benefits beginning on your onset date. Rather, there is a 5 month "waiting period" before benefits begin.As a practical ... Read More »