What Should You Not Tell a Disability Doctor?
If you’re in a position where you need to apply for social security disability benefits, it can be a stressful time. You are already in a state where you are concerned about how to provide for yourself and your family. To top it off, the process can be confusing and frustrating. In fact, nearly 70%… Read more
Does Having Cancer Automatically Qualify Me for Social Security Disability?
Cancer is a disease that affects countless families in some way every year. In 2020, an estimated 1.8 million new cases were diagnosed in the United States alone. In their lifetime, an average person has nearly a 40% chance of being diagnosed with cancer. While a diagnosis is damaging enough, not knowing what the future… Read more
Are Social Security Disability Benefits Taxed?
It’s tax time again. While many may be able to get a nice return from their filing, it’s never exactly a fun time of year. And if you are currently receiving social security disability benefits (SSDI), you may want to know how that affects your tax filing. Specifically, if your SSDI benefits will be taxed…. Read more
How do I appeal my Workers’ Comp Denial in Wisconsin?
You were hurt at work. You reported the injury to your employer, sought medical attention, and filed a workers’ compensation claim. You did everything right. Yet, your claim was denied. The above scenario happens to many Wisconsin workers. Even though it seems obvious that you should be approved for workers’ compensation benefits to help compensate… Read more
Will Disability Recipients Get 2021 COVID Stimulus Checks?
Nearly half of all households in the United States have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic financially. During the pandemic, businesses have been forced to close or run with much less revenue, meaning they often have to lay off staff. This has impacted the households of business owners and their employees greatly. Due to the… Read more
Age 50 and SSDI Approval Rules
Those receiving social security disability (SSDI) benefits have been determined to have an impairment that is severe enough to prevent them from performing their past job, and other subsequent jobs. While SSDI is available to many individuals, the rules are slightly different if you are over the age of 50. Age 50 and SSDI Approval… Read more
Does Social Security Watch Your Bank Account?
If you are receiving disability assistance through the Social Security Administration (SSA), you will not want to do anything to jeopardize the funds that you receive monthly. And you may wonder if social security is able to watch your bank account to ensure that you still qualify. The answer to this depends on the type… Read more
Veterans Disability Payment Rates for 2021
The cost of living adjustment for United States Veterans receiving disability compensation in 2021 was recently announced. While the increase isn’t major, it does represent a small percentage increase which helps keep up with inflating costs. And for any veteran receiving disability benefits, the monthly check can be the difference that allows them to continue… Read more
Workers’ Comp Benefits for COVID in Wisconsin
The COVID-19 pandemic has affected everyone’s life in some way. While everyone has had to deal with social distancing, mask-wearing, and other protocols, many in Wisconsin have contracted the disease. The disease affects everyone differently, but for many, a COVID-19 infection can lead to serious illness or worse. To date, Wisconsin has seen over 500,000… Read more