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Social Security Disability

Effect of COVID-related closings of SSA offices reflected in drops in applications for SSD

Effect of COVID-related closings of SSA offices reflected in drops in applications for SSD and SSI

By Social Security Disability

Applications for Social Security Disability (SSD) benefits significantly dropped during the first three quarters of 2020 compared to the first three quarters of 2019. Additionally, applications trended down over each quarter of this year and benefit awards also dropped quarter by quarter. “The National Organization of Social Security Claimants Representatives…

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Workers’ Compensation Disability: Similarities and Differences

Workers’ Compensation Disability: Similarities and Differences

By Social Security Disability

Workers’ compensation and various kinds of disability insurance may help you in the event that you become disabled through illness or injury and are unable to work. Disability insurance can include short-term disability, long-term disability, and Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI). Workers’ compensation is insurance offered through your employer. If…

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