What is social security's definition of disability?

Answer There is a five-step process to determining disability through the Social Security Administration (SSA). Disability is determined by your condition's impact on your daily life and ability to work. ... Read More »

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If you collect private disability then qualify for social security disability can you collect them both My private plan says nothing about social security benefits?

Yes you can. However if your collecting disability benefits from a LTD then they will most likely kick you off once you start receiving your SSDI benefits. However, if you trying to get on SSI, whi... Read More »

Is drug addiction considered a disability for the purposes of collecting Social Security Disability?

Generally, no. Neither drug addiction nor alcoholism are classified as disabilities under SSA guidelines unless they are accompanied by another qualifying condition. Under Title II federal law, dr... Read More »

Can you collect California state disability and Social Security Disability at the same time?

You should be able to. If you are working past retirement age and paying in to state disability you should be able to collect up to 12 months. State disability is different then federal social secu... Read More »

Can you collect ca state disability and social serurity disability at the same time?