If you cannot work because of a physical or mental condition that is expected to last at least one year or result in death, you may be eligible for cash disability benefits (and perhaps Medicare or Medicaid) under two programs administered by the federal Social Security Administration (SSA)–Social Security disability insurance and/or Supplemental Security Income.
Accidents happen in New Mexico every day, and unfortunately, many of them lead to critical injuries. Car accidents, on-the-job accidents, and other incidents can cause serious medical issues such as brain injuries, broken bones, and more. Personal injury claims are a way for victims of accidents to obtain financial compensation for damages related to the incident.
Decker Law Office provides superior representation to individuals, businesses, and insurance companies have been sued or need to use the courts to get the relief they deserve. Having an attorney is essential to success in court. If you, your loved one, or your business has been sued or needs to file suit, you have probably suffered enough. Contact Decker Law Office and let us help you with your case.
When applying for SSD, the application will include a question asking when the disability began. This “alleged onset date” or “disability onset date” is important because it helps determine whether the application will be approved and may influence how much disability back pay an applicant is entitled to receive. However, what an applicant considers the […]
Decker Law Office. The Social Security Administration defines a “disabled” individual as someone who cannot maintain substantial employment. In 2018, the SSA considered substantial employment (substantial gainful activity) as employment providing a person with at least $1180 each month. People seeking Social Security disability cannot be earning more than $1180 per month when initially applying […]
What Does Social Security Consider a Disabling Condition? Disabling conditions as defined by the Social Security Administration are physical or psychological conditions severe enough to prevent a person from working and earning “gainful income” for at least one year. The SSA determines whether a health problem is disabling and warranting benefits by reviewing a claimant’s […]