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Should You Be Worried about Social Security Disability Running Out of Money

Newspaper stories regularly report that the Social Security trust fund is almost out of money. Many people who rely on Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits are worried about what will happen when the trust fund is empty. At Gallo, Cazort, and Co., we understand these fears. However, there is good news, which ourArkansas SSDI …

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Social Security Disability: Your Guide to Retroactive Benefits

The Social Security disability claims process can take time. In some cases, a person could be left with a multi-month gap between the point that they became eligible for SSDI benefits and the point when they actually applied. Retroactive Social Security disability benefits may be available. In this article, our Arkansas Social Security disability attorney …

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Does Arkansas State Law Impact an SSDI Claim?

Are you preparing to file for Social Security disability benefits in Arkansas? You are certainly not alone. According to the Arkansas Disability Determination for Social Security Administration, nearly 200,000 people are currently receiving SSDI benefits in the state. This raises an important question: Does Arkansas law impact an SSDI claim? The short answer is that …

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How Mental Health Conditions are Evaluated for SSDI/SSI in Arkansas

According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), 1 in 5 adults in the United States experience mental illness each year. Mental illness can have a serious impact on a person’s life, it can lead to problems at work, in relationships and with physical health. If you think you or someone you know may …

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Will Workers’ Comp Benefits Impact Your Social Security Disability Benefits in Arkansas?

Were you hurt while on the job in Arkansas? You may be entitled to receive no-fault benefits through a workers’ compensation claim. If you have a significant long-term disability related to your work injury, you may also be entitled to receive benefits through the Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) program.  This raises an important question: …

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Social Security Disability Appeals: A Guide to the Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) Hearings

For a person who has a long-term disability, Social Security benefits can make a dramatic financial difference. The denial of an SSDI or SSI claim is stressful and frustrating, but you have the right to appeal—potentially to an Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) hearing. In this article, our Arkansas Social Security disability lawyer provides a comprehensive …

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Can You Work and Receive Social Security Disability Benefits?

Many Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) beneficiaries face a dilemma. Although their condition might be improving, they are not well enough to begin working full time. Unfortunately, if they start working even part-time, they fear that the government will cut off their benefits. What can they do? Thankfully, the Social Security Administration (SSA) allows SSDI …

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My SSDI Claim Was Just Denied in Arkansas. What Do I Do Now?

Was your SSDI claim denied? As stressful and frustrating as it can be, you are far from alone. The Social Security Administration (SSA) reports that approximately 7 in 10 initial Social Security disability claims are denied. Here is the good news: You have the right to appeal an SSDI denial. You need to be proactive. …

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Understanding Social Security Disability: Your Guide to Navigating the System

Navigating the complexities of the Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) system can be overwhelming. Whether you’re a person with a disability seeking assistance or a loved one trying to understand the process, it’s crucial to have the right information at your fingertips. In this blog post, we will shed light on the Social Security disability …

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Study: One Million Americans May Be Missing Out on Social Security Disability Benefits they are Qualified For

According to a report from ABC News 7, there may be more than one million Americans who are qualified for Social Security disability benefits based on their medical condition and financial position who are not actually receiving any benefits. Here, our Rogers Social Security Disability Insurance attorney provides an overview of the study and highlights …

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