Tag Archives: SSI benefits

Technical denial for SSDI what is it?

Recently on our legal forum a user asked, “I applied for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) for kidney disease. I received a denial letter that said that I received a technical denial. I am not sure if I know exactly what this means. Can you explain to me what a technical denial is and whether I can appeal this denial and win SSDI benefits?”

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Severely injured in car accident will I get SSDI back pay?

Recently on our legal forum a user asked, “I was hit by a drunk driver and severely injured. I am now in a wheel chair and do not have use of my right hand. My doctor said my rehabilitation and injuries will keep me from work for at least one year. I have filed for Social Security Disability Insurance, but I understand that it can take months or years to be approved. I am wondering whether I will receive back pay and what factors will influence the amount I receive?”

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Why do I have to wait 24 months to get medical insurance on SSDI?

Recently on our legal forum a user asked, “I was approved for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits two months ago. I mainly requested benefits so I could get medical insurance. Now I am being told that I won’t qualify for Medicare for 24 months. Is this true? What am I supposed to do until I can get medical help?”

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Breast cancer denial for the third time?

Recently on our legal forum a user asked, “I was diagnosed with breast cancer about a year and a half ago. I applied for SSDI benefits right when I heard the news. I was denied. I appealed the denial and was denied again. I just completed my disability hearing and found out I was denied a third time. I am wondering why I keep getting denied, and what I can do about my disability claim?”

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Spouse’s income does it matter to qualify for disability?

Recently on our disability forum a user asked, “I have been diagnosed with lung cancer, and I can no longer work. My spouse, however, makes more than $100,000. I am wondering if the Social Security Administration will consider my spouse’s income when determining whether or not I should be awarded disability benefits?”

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