Some Common questions

Review answers to common questions to help you on your journey

Am I a good candidate for Disability Benefits?

Eligibility varies. We offer a free assessment to determine your qualification for benefits. Take the short survey to see what benefits you may be eligible for here.

Do I have to be permanently disabled to be approved?

No, absolutely not. You qualify for a disability claim if you have a medical condition that prevents you from being able to sustain full-time employment for a minimum period of one year or more.

Do I qualify for Social Security Benefits if I am already receiving Military Retirement or VA Disability Benefits?

Yes, you can receive benefits from both the Social Security Administration and the Department of Veteran Affairs simultaneously. We recommend that you complete a free evaluation to determine your eligibility by clicking here.

What does the Social Security Administration (SSA) define as a "disability" ?

To be considered for disability, you must:

• No longer be able to work at your previous occupation.
• Be unable to adjust to another occupation due to your medical condition(s).
• Have medical condition(s) expected to last for a minimum of 1 year.

Do I have to wait before applying for Social Security Disability?

There is no required wait time. Filing your claim as soon as your medical condition prevents you from working a full-time job is recommended to avoid losing earned benefits.

What's the maximum amount I can receive in Social Security Disability Benefits?

The amount depends on factors including your past earnings. The national average for disability benefits is approximately $1,200/month. The maximum amount in 2024 is $3,822/month.

How many years of backpay am I eligible to receive from Social Security Disability?

Once approved, you can receive up to 12 months of back pay for the months prior to your application date.

How much do you charge for your services?

We have a no benefits, no pay policy.

If you choose to work with any of our affiliated attorneys or advocates, there's no initial fee required. They will only receive a predetermined portion of your backpay, but only in the event of a successful claim. In case you do not secure benefits, there will be no charges to you.