Tag Archives: substantial gainful activity

Receiving SSDI How do I go back to work?

Recently on our disability forum a user asked, “I have been on Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) for five years. Through several back surgeries and new medicine I have seen my condition improve. I would like to return to work, but I don’t want to jeopardize my benefits until I know whether my attempt will be successful. Can you walk me through the necessary steps?”

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How do I know when it’s time to quit work and apply for SSDI?

Recently on our legal forum a user asked, “I was in a car accident about two years ago. I was paralyzed from the waist down. I have continued to work, but over the last several months my income has been declining as I take more and more time off. I continue to have severe pain which requires me to take pain medication. I also have difficulty staying focused. I am wondering if it’s better to go ahead and quit work and file for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) or if I should try to continue to work part-time?”

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Coronary artery disease applied 3 times and denied?

Recently on our disability forum a user asked, “I have severe coronary artery disease. I cannot work. My condition is not expected to improve. I have worked as a construction worker for 25 years and paid into the disability benefits system. Why would the Social Security Administration (SSA) deny my Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) claim three times?”

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Brain injury for less than a year what are my options?

Recently on our disability forum a user asked, “I was hit by a car last month. I have a severe brain injury, a broken leg, and a broken arm. My doctor has stated that I cannot work for nine months. I do not have much money in my emergency savings account. I have been working for about twenty years and paying money for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI). I am wondering if I might qualify for SSDI benefits?”

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SSDI reinstatement for cancer

Recently on our legal forum a user asked, “I used to get Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) for cancer. I recovered and my cancer went into remission. Now it’s back and I don’t think I can continue to work while I fight it. I was wondering whether or not I might qualify for an expedited SSDI reinstatement or do I have to go through the whole process of applying again and waiting months to receive my benefits?”

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