What are the requirements to receive Social Security Disability Insurance (SSD)?
None of us imagine a day when we will be too injured or disabled to work, but millions of Americans find themselves in this precise position each year. The Social Security Administration states that one in four young adults will become disabled before reaching retirement age. Without a steady income, you and your family may suffer. Fortunately, several programs exist that could provide you with supplemental income while you remain unable to work. Our NYC
Long Term Disability Insurance
Many employees receive employer provided
Social Security Disability Benefits
SSD benefits are provided to former U.S. workers who are disabled. To qualify, you must have worked for at least five out of the last ten years, be below retirement age, and have suffered a severe injury or physical/mental illness. Severe conditions are those that will last at least one year.
Receiving SSD benefits can be challenging and
If your injury was sustained on the job, you could be entitled to workers’ compensation. Workers’ compensation benefits provide temporary income while you recover from an injury. At times, you may be able to receive both workers’ comp and SSD, but the