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Brain tumor why can’t I get partial SSDI benefits?

Recently on our legal forum a user asked, “I have been recently diagnosed with a brain tumor. I will be undergoing treatment and would ideally like to start working part-time and receiving Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits to compensate me partially for my lost income. I have talked to a few people at the SSA, and I am starting to understand this may not be possible. Can you help me understand what SSDI can do for me and what I have to do to qualify for this benefit I have been paying for the last 20 years?”

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Closed period SSDI benefits after a car accident

Recently on our disability forum a user asked, “I have been in a serious car accident, and although my prognosis for recovery is positive, it is likely I will be unable to return to work within the next year. I was wondering whether I might qualify for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits even if I am not going to be permanently injured. I heard something called closed period SSDI benefits and wondered if this applies to me.” Continue reading

Closed period benefits for breast cancer?

According to the National Cancer Institute, breast cancer is the most common type of cancer affecting United States women with more than 2 million current survivors living today. But getting a breast cancer diagnosis does not have to be a death sentence. In fact, many women are diagnosed, receive treatment, and successfully return to work.

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