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Signs That You Will Be Approved for SSI Disability

Applying for Social Security Disability benefits can be a daunting and lengthy process. Wouldn't it be helpful to know if you have a good chance of being approved before going through all the paperwork and waiting? Understanding the signs that indicate you may be approved…

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What is My Disability Onset Date?

What is My Disability Onset Date? When you're navigating the complexities of applying for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI), understanding key terms and dates is crucial. One such term is the "Disability Onset Date" (DOD), a significant factor in your SSDI claim. At Seelig Law…

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Mistakes to Avoid in Your Social Security Disability Claim

Navigating the complexities of Social Security Disability (SSD) claims can be daunting, especially in a bustling city like New York. At Seelig Law Offices, we've witnessed firsthand the challenges and pitfalls many applicants face. Read on the learn about common mistakes to avoid in your…

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Appealing a denied Social Security Disability claim

New York residents who are unable to work because of an illness or disability can apply for Social Security Disability Insurance benefits, but their claims are unlikely to be approved during the initial review process. Only 35% of disability claims were approved by the Social…

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Medical conditions that qualify for SSDI benefits

Qualifying to receive SSDI benefits in New York is not always easy. There are many conditions that need to be met. This can be harder to do if you have a certain set of symptoms that do not match precisely with those in the Blue…

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Civil service disability in New York

Civil servants in New York work hard for the communities they love, and the job is not without its perks and benefits. Even those who cannot make it to retirement due to an injury or health issues may still qualify for a pension. What is…

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The requirements for civil service disability benefits

Civil servants in New York and around the country who are unable to perform their duties due to a medical condition or injury may apply for civil service disability retirement benefits, but their employing agencies should be notified first. This is because those agencies must…

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Why your SSD claim may be denied

There are many reasons why a claim for Social Security Disability (SSD) benefits may be denied in New York. Knowing the potential causes of a claim denial can help you better plan your next steps. Some of the most common reasons for a denied Social…

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Differences between short- and long-term disability claims

Short-term and long-term disability insurance can help you make ends meet when you are unable to work in New York due to illness or injury. Do you need both types of disability insurance, and if so, how do they differ? How disability insurance works Like…

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Can you make a Social Security disability appeal?

In many situations, you are able to make an appeal for Social Security disability. The Social Security Administration (SSA) denies most applications on the first try. You could add more information to prove your disability in your appeal. While you’re waiting for your application to…

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