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In today’s world, many of us turn to social media when something happens in our life – either bad or good – that we want our family and friends to know about. But social media should definitely be avoided if you have been hurt at work or have a work-related illness and have filed for… Read More

One of the most frequent questions we are asked at Kenton Koszdin Law Office is: What is the wait time for Social Security disability decisions? Unfortunately, there is no simple answer due to the multitude of scenarios that can affect Social Security disability claims. There are some factors that you can influence; however, many others… Read More

Many Californians struggle when it comes to understanding the differences between long-term disability policies and Social Security benefits. This is understandable, given the complexities involved in qualifying for SSDI depends on the individual’s circumstances and what is covered under a private policy. Knowing which route to take can prove daunting, so you may want to… Read More

One of the main problems that people run into when applying for a disability benefit through Social Security is the definition of qualifying disabilities. There is a list of conditions the SSA uses to process disability claims, which largely dictates who is entitled to benefits and who is not. However, having a diagnosis for a… Read More

Applying for disability benefits is much more complex than filling in the forms and waiting for a decision. The information you provide, and how the SSA interprets that information, is generally the most important aspect of a claim. When you fill out the forms you receive, you must convince a decision-maker that you are entitled… Read More

If you have retired or are planning to retire early due to disability, you are likely wondering about entitlement to benefits. You may be eligible for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI). Your entitlement is not affected if you are receiving a retirement benefit from your job, long-term disability, or worker compensation benefits. There are requirements,… Read More

How Are My Monthly Disability Benefits Paid?

By Kenton Koszdin on September 21, 2018
In Disability Insurance

If you think you will need to apply for disability benefits now or in the future, it is useful to understand how much you are likely to receive each month in payments. SSDI disability benefit is based on the income you have earned in your working life that was subject to Social Security taxes. Calculating… Read More

If you have been injured on the job, or have a work-related illness, and you are unable to work, you are probably eligible for California Workers’ Compensation (WC). But did you know that you may apply for Social Security Disability (SSDI) benefits at the same time? In general, eligible individuals can apply to both of these… Read More

As part of your disability claim, you may receive a large amount of correspondence, requesting further information or documentation. These requests can become overwhelming as you attempt to understand what exactly is being asked of you. At Kenton Koszdin Law Office, we understand that getting it right the first time is of great importance to… Read More

When you apply for disability benefits there are forms you will need to fill out as part of the process. There is also a considerable amount of information describing the details and supporting documentation that you will need to supply in support of your application. A disability attorney can help you sort through the forms…. Read More

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