How to Document & Prove a Disability

SSA requires applicants to show evidence that proves a disability exists and that the disability is impacting the person’s ability to work and earn income. Moreover, individuals must provide documents that establish their eligibility for SSDI benefits. Because this documentation can take time to compile it is best to gather and prepare it without delay. […]

How a Seizure Diary Can Win Your Social Security Disability Claim

People who want to claim Social Security disability benefits for seizures must prove that they are having them in spite of their medications. A seizure diary is useful for both managing their condition and serving as supporting evidence for their claims with the assistance of a Social Security law firm in Chicago. To prove that […]

Do SSDI Recipients Owe Taxes For Their Lump Sum and Monthly Benefits?

When Chicagoans are approved for SSDI and receive lump sums for back and retroactive disability benefits, it is important for them to understand how to report their lump sums on their tax returns. If they fail to report their lump sum payments correctly, they may owe substantially larger amounts than if they might otherwise. The […]