How Can I Speed up my Disability Claim?

Posted February 1, 2019 by Premier Disability Services

There are certain situations which require the Social Security Administration (SSA) to make fast disability decisions. The process of applying for and getting Social Security disability is lengthy, and it Read More

Can I Receive SSD and VA Disability at the Same Time?

Posted January 25, 2019 by Premier Disability Services

It is not uncommon for military veterans to have both Social Security Disability and Veterans (VA) Disability claims at the same time. An award of VA disability benefits, also known Read More

Social Security Disability Benefits and Unemployment Benefits

Posted January 18, 2019 by Premier Disability Services

Many people wonder if they can collect unemployment benefits while applying for Social Security Disability. After all, it can take months or even years for the Social Security Administration to Read More

Substantial Gainful Activity for 2019

Posted January 14, 2019 by Premier Disability Services

To be eligible for Social Security disability benefits, a person must be unable to engage in “substantial gainful activity” (SGA). A person who is working and earning more than a Read More

Lawsuit Seeks Equal Assistance for Guam Residents with Disabilities

Posted January 3, 2019 by Premier Disability Services

A Guam resident with a permanent disability has sued the Social Security Administration in the U.S. District Court of Guam, challenging the inability of Guam residents to receive support payments Read More

The Beginning of the End for Prototype States

Posted December 28, 2018 by Premier Disability Services

Before a case for Social Security disability benefits may be filed in federal court, claimants must give the Social Security Administration (SSA) an opportunity to review the claim and render Read More

SSA Not Affected by Potential Government Shutdown

Posted December 21, 2018 by Premier Disability Services

We are sure that you’ve heard by now that the government may partially shut down on Friday, December 21 due to a budgeting showdown in Congress. However, because the Social Read More

Working and Receiving Disability Benefits

Posted December 17, 2018 by Premier Disability Services

Federal law defines disability as the inability to engage in any substantial gainful activity (SGA) by reason of any medically determinable physical or mental impairment(s) which can be expected to Read More

Spousal Benefits when Married to a Disability Recipient

Posted December 7, 2018 by Premier Disability Services

If your spouse receives Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI), you may be entitled to Social Security spousal benefits under certain circumstances. You may be eligible for benefits if you meet Read More

The Adult Disability Report (ADR)

Posted November 30, 2018 by Premier Disability Services

After you apply for Social Security disability benefits, the Social Security Administration (SSA) will begin gathering information about your medical conditions and symptoms, and how these affect your ability to Read More