If you are in the process of applying for disability benefits or have recently applied for SSDI or SSI, it’s important to know the status of your disability claim as it makes its way through the system. No one wants to be disabled and unable to work, but millions of Americans find themselves in need […]
Is Obesity a Disability?
The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) “provides that employers covered by the statute may not discriminate against a qualified individual with a disability with respect to employment matters.” In order to make an ADA claim, an employee must show that he has a disability, that he is otherwise qualified to do the job, and that […]
Determining SSDI Eligibility
According to the Social Security Administration’s (SSA’s) disability benefits handbook, your chances of becoming disabled are higher than you might think. Twenty-year old workers have a 25 percent chance of becoming disabled by the time they retire. So no matter how old you are, it’s a good idea to brush up on your social security […]