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
2023 SSDI Increase What to Expect
Things are getting difficult out there with inflation running high. This is especially true for those receiving Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits. Will there be a 2023 SSDI Increase? Here’s what to expect. What Could the 2023 SSDI COLA Be? We previously ran estimates on a potential increase a few months ago. At the… Read more
Attorney and Partner Lauren Zwirlein Talks SSDI on WTMJ 620
Listen in as Attorney and Partner Lauren Zwirlein talks SSDI on WTMJ 620’s Sunday Sip. The show was recorded on the 87th anniversary of the signing of the Social Security Act. Lauren and host John Mercure get into the nitty gritty on the importance of Socal Security benefits, the differences between SSDI and SSI, application… Read more
Can an Inheritance Make You Lose Your SSDI Benefits?
When you are receiving benefits such as Social Security Disability Insurance from the government as your primary source of income, it can be a little scary when that income is out of your control. You may already know that your income from other sources is limited when you are on SSDI, but what about an… Read more
Are There Limits to What You Can Spend SSDI Benefits On?
Money that isn’t regular income often comes with strings attached. You can’t get a business loan and spend it on your personal boat. You can’t take HSA funds and buy a new TV. What about Social Security Disability Insurance benefits? Are there limits on what you can spend SSDI benefits on? It’s an interesting question… Read more
Common Mistakes When Applying For SSDI Benefits
If you have a disability that qualifies you for Social Security Disability Insurance or SSDI, then you should apply, but you don’t want to make a mistake. Making a mistake could make it take longer to get your benefits or lead you to not getting benefits at all. Tabak Law is here to help with… Read more
Does Deafness Qualify You For SSDI Benefits?
SSDI benefits are there for people with disabilities who no longer have the ability to perform work in order to survive. SSDI, also known as Social Security Disability Insurance, is an important safety net in the United States, but many don’t know if they qualify or how to qualify to properly utilize the program. Many… Read more
What is the Disability Update Report?
Did you receive a disability update report from the Social Security Administration or SSA? What is the disability update report? This is nothing to worry about. In fact, the disability update report is a fairly standard request from the SSA for those receiving Social Security Insurance (SSDI) benefits. The form is also called an SSA-455… Read more
Can I Speed Up My SSDI Disability Claim?
Do you have a pending Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) claim? Are you waiting on the results of a Supplemental Security Income (SSI) claim? It can sometimes take months for a claim to be processed and approved – it took an average of 169 days in the last quarter of 2021. When you are hurt… Read more