The process of applying for disability is often misunderstood. Learn more about Social Security disability benefits, including how disability is defined by the Social Security Administration, by reviewing these free library articles.

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  • What to Expect at an SSDI Hearing Headed for an SSDI hearing? Here's what you should expect during the hearing, and how our skilled New York disability attorneys can help you prepare for it.
  • SSDI for Multiple Disabilities If multiple disabling conditions prevent you from working, listing them all in your SSDI application can help improve the chances of approval.
  • SSDI Death Benefits If you lost a spouse who was collecting SSDI payments, you may be entitled to survivors benefits. Find out what benefits are available and how to receive them.
  • SSDI for Mental Illness Are you or someone you love unable to work due to a serious mental illness? You may qualify for SSDI benefits. Here's what you should know and how we can help.
  • Common SSDI Myths Applying for SSDI benefits? Don't fall for myths or misinformation that can hurt your chances of approval. Avoid common myths and find out how we can help.
  • Understanding SSDI Back Pay If a lot of time passed between when you applied for SSDI benefits and were approved, you may be entitled to back pay. Our attorneys can help you collect.
  • SSDI & Returning to Work Collecting SSDI benefits? If your condition improves, you may be able to return to work. Here's how doing so could affect the benefits you receive.
  • SSDI Lawyers vs. Disability Advocates Both Social Security disability attorneys and disability advocates can help you apply for SSDI. However, there are clear benefits to working with a lawyer.
  • Medicare & Social Security Disability Collecting SSDI benefits for a disabling injury or illness? You may also be eligible for Medicare coverage. Learn more here.
  • Differences Between SSDI and SSI Benefits SSDI and SSI are both referred to as Social Security disability benefits, but there are important differences between the programs.