Personal injury settlement how will this affect disability?

Recently on our legal forum a user asked, “I have been receiving disability benefits for five years. I was recently in a car accident. The case is about to be settled out of court. I am wondering whether the personal injury settlement will affect my disability benefits? While I need the injury payment, I need my monthly ongoing disability benefits more.”

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Turned 18 years of age and SSA said SSI benefits will stop?

Recently on our legal forum a user asked, “I recently turned eighteen years of age, and I was notified by the Social Security Administration (SSA) that they were terminating my Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits. I am not sure I understand why or how they can do this since my condition has not improved.”

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Disabled vet and expedited processing for SSDI benefits?

Recently on our disability forum a user asked, “I fought in the Iraq war and was injured when my vehicle was attacked. I am now a disabled vet with a 100% disability rating , and I am currently receive VA disability benefits. I understand that I might also qualify to receive SSDI benefits. Is this true and if so, what do I need to do to apply?”

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Can SSDI lawyer charge more than $6,000?

Recently on our disability hearing a user asked, “I have been trying to win SSDI benefits for three years. My case was finally heard by the Appeals Council and I was awarded benefits. When I received my back pay check, however, I noticed the SSDI attorney had charged me more than $6,000. How is this possible. I thought the regulatory limit was 25% of my back pay up to $6,000. Am I reading the statute wrong?”

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SSDI for Lupus will they consider my spouse’s income?

Recently on our legal forum a user asked, “I have worked for 20 years, but a few months ago my Lupus got so severe I had to quit work. I would like to apply for SSDI benefits. My spouse, however, make over $500,000 per year. Will the SSA care how much money he makes? Will my benefits be denied or reduced due to his income?”

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