Frequently Asked Questions

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When do I apply for Social Security Disability?

Can I get Social Security disability benefits if I expect to get better and return to work?

How do I apply for Social Security disability benefits?

How do attorneys who help Social Security disability claimants get paid?

How does the Social Security Administration determine disability?

Can I file a Social Security benefits claim before my Workers’ Compensation ends?

If I am approved for Social Security benefits, how much will I receive?

If I am found disabled, how far back will Social Security pay benefits?

My doctor says I am disabled, so why is Social Security denying my claim?

The VA says I am disabled, so why is Social Security denying my disability claim?

What is the difference between SSI and SSDI?

I am 60% disabled. Do I get 60% of my Social Security Disability benefits?

I have several health problems, but no single one disables me on its own. It is the combination that disables me. Can I get Social Security disability benefits?

I got hurt in an automobile accident. I am disabled now, but I expect that I will be able to return to work after I recover. Should I file for a Social Security disability benefits?

I am disabled because of a mental illness. Can mental illness serve as the basis for a Social Security disability claim?

Can people suffering from alcoholism or drug addiction get Social Security disability benefits for their addiction?

My daughter has never been able to work because she has been disabled from birth by cerebral palsy. Can she get disability benefits from Social Security?

I used to work, but lately I have been staying home taking care of the kids. I recently became sick. Can I get Social Security disability benefits?

I am disabled, but I have never worked. Can I get Social Security disability benefits?

I am a widow. I have not worked for many years, but I am disabled. Can I get Social Security disability benefits?

I got hurt on the job and I'm drawing workers' compensation benefits. Can I get both workers' compensation and Social Security disability benefits?

I am still on sick leave from my employer. Can I file for Social Security disability now or do I have to wait until the sick leave is exhausted?

I am disabled, but I have sufficient money in the bank for now. Do I have to wait until this money is gone before I apply for Social Security disability benefits?

Can I receive Social Security disability benefits in addition to Medicare and/or Medicaid?

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​Yakima, WA 98908

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