Social Security Disability benefits are federal financial assistance provided to disabled individuals who are unable to support themselves due to their disability. Unfortunately, the Social Security Administration (SSA) has a stringent application process in place to prevent fraudulent claims. Due to the complexity of the filing process, many claimants who are legitimately disabled are denied […]
How Long Does it Take to Get Social Security Disability? As of December 2022, the Social Security Administration (SSA) notified those awaiting disability benefits determinations that wait times had increased exponentially due to staffing shortages, lack of funding, and a backlog of disability claims that had accumulated during the pandemic. The customary wait time which […]
SSDI and Going Back to Work Many people who receive Social Security Disability benefits are able to return to work after a recovery period. However, for individuals who wish to return to work but are still struggling with their disability on a daily basis, surrendering their benefits to seek employment can be nerve-racking. If a […]
What is A Representative Payee? A representative payee is an individual or organization that is responsible for distributing Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) or Supplemental Security Income (SSI) payments on behalf of a recipient who cannot or is not legally able to manage these funds. The role of a representative payee is to intelligently and […]
With already increased wait times and a higher probability of being denied Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI), many claimants and Social Security beneficiaries are growing restless as they wait on application reviews and delayed payments. Not only is this longstanding issue a serious financial concern for those who already depend […]
Long Delays in the Social Security Disability Claims Process Application Wait Times Continue to Lengthen As Social Security Disability Lawyers in Virginia are well aware, delays in disability applications are at an all time high. Under normal conditions it can take three to six months to receive a response to your initial application for benefits […]
Is Long COVID A Disability? COVID-19 has innumerable side effects and symptoms that impact each individual differently. While some symptoms, such as cough, fever, brain fog, stuffy nose, fatigue, etc. are usually par for the course, they can range in severity from person to person. Additionally, while many people who contract the virus make a […]
In discussing the application process for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI), it would be helpful to first explain the difference between SSDI and Supplemental Security Income (SSI). While both are administered by the Social Security Administration (SSA), and the purpose of both is to provide individuals with badly needed financial assistance, there are basic differences […]
This month, our team here at O’Neil and Bowman Disability Group was one of the proud sponsors for an event held by the Animal Aid Society, who is a local Hampton nonprofit safe haven for homeless dogs. St. George Brewing Company hosted a great event with an amazing turnout! Together, we helped raised nearly $3000 […]
If your eczema is substantial and prevents you from being able to work with your hands or on your feet, you may qualify for SSD benefits. Contact the leading Social Security Disability lawyers in Virginia– O’Neil and Bowman Disability Group –to learn more. What is Eczema? Eczema, also called atopic dermatitis, is a skin disorder […]
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