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What If My Social Security Disability is Denied?

Due to strict reporting requirements for medical proof of disability, the Social Security Administration (SSA) denies a large amount of initial claims that are submitted. When a claim is denied in Illinois, a social security claims Chicago attorney can file an appeal to have the claim reheard in a hearing or court review Qualifying for […]

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How are SSDI Benefits Calculated?

Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) is part of the Social Security retirement program, but it’s for workers who become disabled before they reach retirement age. Only workers who have paid Social Security (FICA) taxes for many years are insured by the SSDI program. Calculating Social Security Disability Payments The amount of money paid for SSDI […]

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Some Disability Laws Include Food Allergy Provisions

The Americans with Disabilities Act includes certain provisions that provide protection for those with food allergies. Though certain accommodations are not required by all businesses and public facilities, keeping individuals safe while allowing them to participate in activities, particularly educational opportunities, is required as part of the law. Allergies and the ADA The ADA protects […]