Social Security Disability

Caddell Reynolds Infographic Clears Social Security Disability Myths

August 28th, 2019

The Social Security Administration (SSA) provides Social Security Disability (SSD) benefits to Americans who are unable to work due to a physical, medical, or mental disability. While many could potentially qualify to receive benefits under this program; a great deal of confusion surrounds the process—leading to questions on what conditions may qualify, how to apply,…

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Social Security Disability Celebrates 63 Years of Improving the Lives of Millions

August 1st, 2019

In honor of the 63rd anniversary of Social Security Disability, Caddell Reynolds wants to share how exactly this system came into place. Prior to 1930, state-sponsored insurance against job-related injuries, sickness, unemployment, and injury was common in Europe. That is what likely led Progressive Era social scientists and social workers in the U.S. to advocate…

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ADA Remains Strong as it Celebrates its 29th Anniversary

July 26th, 2019

A civil rights law, The Americans with Disabilities Act, was passed in 1990 in order to protect individuals with disabilities in many areas of life including jobs, schools, public or private locations, or transportation. The Act, which celebrates its 29th anniversary today, July 26th, ensures that individuals with disabilities are afforded the same rights as…

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Social Security Disability Fund to Last 20 Years Longer than Once Predicted

May 10th, 2019

Even though a previous estimate suggested the program’s trust fund would run out far earlier, a newer report claims Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) is expected to remain solvent longer than once predicted. An article detailing the findings contained in the report appears here. In the latest summary released by the Social Security Administration (SSA),…

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SSA Reviews Social Media for Signs of Fraud

March 25th, 2019

The Office of the Inspector General (OIG) and Social Security Administration (SSA) commonly examine social media accounts to determine if recipients are fraudulently claiming Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits. An article detailing their review process appears here. Those receiving SSDI benefits—or with claims under review—must be careful with information shared on Instagram, Facebook, or…

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Social Security Disability Denials and When to Take Legal Action

Caddell Reynolds Arkansas and Oklahoma Social Security Disability Leading Attorney August 14th, 2018

The laws surrounding the application process for Social Security Disability (SSD) benefits are a complex web of specific qualifications, harsh deadlines, and tough requirements. Only a small portion of the 60% of new Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) claims that receive an initial denial from the Social Security Administration (SSA) will ever be reversed on…

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Social Security Disability Hearings: Short Staffed, Long Waits

Caddell Reynolds Arkansas and Oklahoma Leading Social Security Disability Attorney June 25th, 2018

If you have a medical or mental condition that affects your daily life, you’re not alone. Nearly 1 in 5 adults are classified as disabled. But while disabling conditions are relatively common among the adult population, the process of applying for federal disability benefits prevents many from getting the help they need. A recent article in…

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What’s the Difference Between Social Security Disability and Supplemental Security Income?

Caddell Reynolds Arkansas Oklahoma Social Security Disability Leading Attorneys January 25th, 2018

As Arkansas Social Security Disability attorneys, one of the issues we often confront is confusion over two federal programs with similar purposes and abbreviations: Social Security Disability Insurance (SSD) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI). To make matters more confusing, both of these programs are administered by the Social Security Administration (SSA). To help clear up…

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Is There a Limit for How Long You Can Receive Disability Benefits?

November 20th, 2017

After the housing crash in 2008, the United States went through its worst economic downturn since the 1930s. Suddenly, millions of Americans found themselves unemployed for an extended period. To help alleviate their suffering, Congress enacted emergency measures that increased the maximum number of weeks that a person could collect unemployment benefits—a time limit that…

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The Truth About Family Benefits for Social Security Disability

November 6th, 2017

In 2016 in the United States, nearly 9 million disabled workers received benefits under the Social Security Administration’s (SSA) Social Security Disability Insurance (SSD) program. Of these, approximately 1.2 million were part of families whose other members received SSD benefits on account of the disabled worker.

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3 Resources That Help You Plan for Your Social Security Disability Application

SSD benefits, social security attorney, Arkansas, Oklahoma September 28th, 2017

Take a look at our preferred resources for information about SSD benefits applications so that you complete your paperwork correctly. The Social Security Administration (SSA) provides funds to people who are temporarily or permanently unable to work due to disability. If this applies to you, you’re not alone. According to the SSA, one in four…

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Understanding if You Should Apply for Social Security Disability

July 28th, 2017

Applying for Social Security Disability benefits is a complicated process, and applicants are often rejected. Knowing what steps to take and hiring a skilled attorney can help you successfully complete the application process and receive the Social Security Disability benefits you deserve.

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