What Kinds of Social Security Disability Benefits Are There?

Including Social Security Disability, there are several kinds of benefits for which a person can be eligible. The medical rules are the same for all categories, you must be just as disabled to qualify for one as for another. The non-medical requirements are different for each category. Disability Insurance Benefits: You are only eligible for these benefits if

Alleged speeding driver cause 6-vehicle accident

At about 2:50 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 15, Metro Police in Tennessee were summoned to a six-vehicle crash on Interstate 24. They believe the multi-car accident may have been caused by one speeding vehicle. All westbound lanes were closed until Friday evening. Although the fatal accident is still under investigation, the initial indications are that

How does the SSA Determine Social Security Disability?

The SSA uses a five-step process to decide entitlement to Social Security Disability or SSI. Are you working? If you are working and your earnings average more than a certain amount each month, you generally will not be considered disabled. The amount you can earn changes each year. If you are not working, or your monthly

Applying for Social Security Disability or SSI

When Do I Apply For Social Security Disability? You should apply as you become disabled. It can take a long time to process an application for disability benefits. It can take up to six months at each of the disability application and appeal levels. The wait for a hearing has grown and currently averages right around

Alleged drunk driving accident causes 2 fatalities

Just before midday on Saturday, Nov. 8, officers of the highway patrol of Tennessee were called to the scene of an accident in South Nashville. A woman had allegedly been drunk driving and, as a result, caused multiple accidents. The incident claimed her own life as well as that of a 4-year-old girl. State troopers

Childhood SSI Benefits for Developmental and Emotional Disorders

Many parents often wonder if their newborn or infant child qualifies for Childhood SSI disability benefits based on Developmental or Emotional Disorders. Childhood SSI claims are evaluated differently than adult claims for Social Security Disability or SSI. The SSA determines whether the child has an impairment or combination of impairments that meets or medically equals the criteria of

Massive Tennessee accident results in personal injury

When individuals are injured in a Tennessee vehicle accident, their families are usually shocked at the unexpected event and filled with worry and despair. It is also natural for the injured victims and their family members to be upset if the accident happened due to another driver’s carelessness or failure to obey rules of the




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