Friday, March 30, 2012

What Happens if I Go Back to Work After Being Awarded Social Security Disability Benefits in San Francisco?


The effect returning to work has on your disability benefits depends on whether you receive Social Security Disability Insurance benefits (SSDI) or Supplemental Security Income benefits (SSI) in San Francisco.

Friday, March 23, 2012

Should I Hire a Disability Attorney in San Francisco?


Filing a claim for Social Security Disability benefits in San Francisco can be an intimidating process. Let’s face it; many of us are simply not well versed on the intricacies of the Social Security Administration (SSA). However, this is not a journey you have to take alone. There are many qualified and experienced disability law attorneys that our willing to offer their expertise and assist you in obtaining your benefits.

Wednesday, March 14, 2012

Social Security Disability and Obesity in San Francisco

The Obesity Listing
In 1999, SSA deleted the listing for Obesity in San Francisco.  Listing 9.09 required that a claimant filing a Social Security Disability claim exceed a certain weight based on his or her height. Once this requirement was met, the claimant only had to exhibit one of the five following impairments to meet the listing and qualify for Social Security Disability Benefits.

Tuesday, March 6, 2012

How Moving Affects Social Security Disability Claims & Benefits in San Francisco

Getting SSI or SSD benefits through Social Security in San Francisco can be a lengthy process. Due to financial factors, the location of friends, family and support systems, as well access to healthcare, disability claimants often find that they need to move while their claim is still pending.  Here are some answers to a couple common questions we hear at Disability Group about moving and the possible affect on disability claims. 

Friday, March 2, 2012

Continuing Disability Review in San Francisco


Will the Social Security Administration (SSA) in San Francisco continue to determine whether or not I’m disabled even after I begin receiving benefits?
Once you begin receiving Social Security Disability benefits, the SSA will periodically review your case to make sure that you are still disabled.  This review is known as Continuing Disability Review (CDR).