Social Security Disability

How long do social security disability benefits last?

How Long Do Social Security Disability Benefits Last?

By Barry Salzman / January 19, 2023

Great! You have now been awarded social security disability benefits. But how long can you receive these benefits? No award of benefits can truly be considered “permanent”. All disability insurance benefits (except Supplemental Security Income) end at your full retirement age and simply convert to your retirement benefit, which is equivalent to your disability benefit…

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Social security survivor benefits

Social Security Survivor Benefits for Widows, Children, & Parents

By Barry Salzman / December 14, 2022

The Social Security Act provides benefits for some survivors of a deceased insured worker. To be insured a person must have 40 quarters (10 years) of earnings credits if age 31 or above (there are different requirements under age 31). Survivors’ benefits may be payable to surviving widow or widower, child, mother or father, or…

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Denied social security disability claims

Why Do Social Security Disability Claims Get Denied?

By Barry Salzman / September 16, 2022

Trying to navigate your way through the disability claims process can be frustrating. The following information is offered to help you decide whether you have a claim to make and to assist you if your claim has been denied. You will find it very helpful to have legal assistance to help you navigate your way…

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