Frequent Questions

  1. Reconsideration: How Long Does it Take?
  2. If my Claim in Denied or I get a denial letter from SSA, how long do I have to appeal?
  3. Dire Needs: Can My Case be Pushed to the Front of the Line?
  4. Disability: What is Social Security’s Definition?
  5. Am I Disabled?
  6. If I am Disabled: Can I work Without Losing my Benefits?
  7. Attorney San Diego, CA: What is the difference between Supplemental Security Income (SSI) and Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI)?
  8. Children’s Disability Benefits: Are they Different?
  9. Can I receive both SSD and SSI disability benefits?
  10. Attorney Los Angeles: CA: I live in Los Angeles, do I get paid the same as people in San Diego, Long Beach, Santa Ana, Anaheim, Riverside, Oceanside, Escondido, or Chula Vista if I’m awarded my SSI or disability benefits?
  11. Does Social Security use a list of Impairments to determine if I can get benefits?
  12. Attorney San Diego, CA: I’ve applied, how long does it take to get a decision on my disability benefits?
  13. Does California have a time limit on Social Security disability benefits?
  14. If I go back to work how will it affect my Social Security Disability benefits?
  15. Why is there a five month waiting period for Social Security Disability Benefits?
  16. If my condition worsens, can my Social Security disability benefits be increased?
  17. Will I automatically get Medi-Cal benefits if I get Social Security Disability?
  18. How long do I have to appeal a Social Security Disability claim?
  19. Is there anything I can do to expedite my Disability case?
  20. What is the difference between SSI and SSDI?