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SSI Benefits for Widowers | Phoenix Workers' Comp Lawyers

By: Fendon Law Firm, P.C. Losing a spouse is never easy, and thinking about the financial logistics of the loss is rarely at the forefront of a grieving widower's mind. However, the loss of a ...
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Can I receive unemployment benefits and workers' compensation in Arizona?

The answer to this is generally "yes". If you have an accepted workers' compensation case in Phoenix, and you are on a light duty status per your employer, you can file for unemployment ...
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Effect of Veteran's Administration (VA) Determination of Disability on Social Security Disability Case

Decisions by other governmental agencies in relation to an Arizona claimant's disability status are persuasive but not binding on Social Security judges (ALJs). What this means is even if a Social ...
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Do Workers' Compensation Benefits Offset Social Security benefits?

In Arizona, Social Security Disability is typically reduced by the extent that the claimant's disability benefits and workers' compensation benefits exceed 80% of the average current earnings. ...
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The Roadmap for Findings of Disability in a Hearing

If you are like the majority of the people who have applied for Social Security Disability (SSDI) in Arizona, you were denied at least twice and are on your way to a hearing in front of an ...
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Paying Taxes on Social Security Disability Benefits

Many people ask us whether they have to pay taxes on Social Security disability benefits. We typically refer them to their accountant or CPA to answer this question. However, in reality, Social ...
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Alcoholism and Drug Addiction, and Disability Benefits

Alcoholism and drug addiction are not considered disabling impairments by the Social Security administration. It is important to note that alcoholics and people that are addicted to drugs may still be ...
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I Was Denied Social Security Disability Benefits. What Now?

Social Security disability insurance can provide benefits and financial compensation to individuals who are suffering from a serious illness or those who have sustained debilitating injuries, ...
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Could Workers' Comp Affect My Social Security Benefits?

Any individual who has sustained a temporary or permanent disability as a result of a workplace accident may have the right to pursue workers' compensation benefits in addition to Social Security ...
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Applying for Social Security Disability Benefits in Phoenix, AZ

If you have suffered from a debilitating injury or illness that prevents you from being able to return to work, you may be eligible to claim Social Security disability benefits to help cover your ...
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What Disability Benefits Are Available Through Social Security?

If an individual has been seriously injured and is no longer able to work due to his or her disabilities, he or she may be eligible to receive disability benefits offered through the Social Security ...
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Do I Qualify for Social Security Disability Benefits?

The question of who qualifies for Social Security benefits and who does not is complex and depends on many factors. The first condition to be eligible for these benefits would be to have worked in a ...
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