November 2019

5 Myths About Social Security Disability

There are several myths about SSDI that are in circulation. Recognizing the five most-common and why they are wrong can improve a claimant’s chances of obtaining benefits. 1. Initial Applications Will Always Be Denie Around 30 percent of first-time SSDI applications are approved. While the Social Security Administration (SSA) denies the majority of initial applications, Read More

What Is SGA?

Substantial gainful activity (SGA) is a term used by the Social Security Administration to describe a person’s ability to perform significant duties for pay or profit over a reasonable period of time. To be eligible to receive disability benefits, a person must be unable to perform substantial gainful activity (SGA). If someone’s earned income exceeds Read More

10 Reasons Your SSDI Claim Got Denied

There are several reasons the Social Security Administration (SSA) may deny a social security disability (SSD) claim. 1. Not Enough Medical Evidence Oftentimes, SSD claims are denied because medical evidence is insufficient. Physician’s notes, records of continuous medical care, and test results are used to help claimants prove that their disability prevents them from working. Gaps Read More