How Long Can You Stay on SSDI?
If you are facing a disability and have to go on Social Security Disability Insurance or SSDI, then you may have questions about how long you can stay on SSDI. It’s actually a good question and worth considering before you even apply for SSDI. When Does SSDI End? SSDI doesn’t run out like unemployment does…. Read more
How to Calculate Your SSDI Payment
It can be hard to make the right decision for yourself, stop working through your disability or your pain and go on SSDI. One of the biggest questions you are going to have is what will your monthly SSDI payment even be? Tabak Law can help you learn how to calculate your SSDI payment. If… Read more
Can You Get Disability Benefits For Months Prior to Applying?
With many disabilities, you may not even realize that you have lost your ability to work or that the thing preventing you from working is a disability until months after you’ve stopped working. At that point, you should apply for Social Security Disability Insurance—or SSDI—but can you get disability benefits for months prior to applying?… Read more
What is Changing for SSDI in 2023?
Social Security Disability Insurance or SSDI is an important system in America that ensures that people who lose the ability to work do not lose the ability to survive financially. SSDI often changes subtly from year to year either as a result of policy changes or due to built-in automatic changes. With all that said,… Read more
Can You Apply For SSDI Without a Doctor?
When you feel that you need SSDI, you are going to have questions about the process. Your disability determination is typically driven by your medical records. Can you apply for SSDI without a doctor or without having doctor appointments? Let’s explore the role that your doctors can play in your SSDI determination. Does SSDI Look… Read more
5 Social Security Disability Myths
Social Security disability can be a frightening thing for many people to apply for, and it’s made all the more freighting because of the variety of myths and misconceptions that have developed on the subject over the years. However, at Tabak Law, we’re here to tell you not to worry. Follow along as we bust… Read more
Official 2023 SSDI Increase
You may have heard that programs like SSDI are likely to receive a record-setting increase in 2023. Well, it’s not just likely, it’s announced. Tabak Law is here to tell you the official 2023 SSDI increase is 8.7%. Let’s discuss what that means, how it will affect you, and what that looks like from a… Read more
Can You Survive on SSDI Alone?
The decision to go on Social Security disability insurance or SSDI can be a scary one. Usually, you make the decision when you are already struggling to survive, sometimes literally, but will SSDI be enough? Can you survive on SSDI alone? Let’s take a look at SSDI benefits and what your other options are. What… Read more
Can You Use Social Security Disability Temporarily?
Recently, Attorney and Partner Lauren Zwirlein from Tabak Law sat down with The Morning Blend on TMJ4 to discuss the nuances of social security disability including everything from the upcoming COLA increase, to COVID long haul, and even the idea of using SSDI temporarily. Can you use social security disability temporarily? Find out and check… Read more