Can I work while I apply for Social Security Disability?
Yes, as long as your monthly gross earnings are below $1,350 per month.See Should I Try To Work?
Can I attend school or vocational training while I apply for SSDI?
Does receiving Workers Compensation impact a claim for SSDI?
Possibly. Washington is an offset state which means your SSDI payments may be reduced depending on a number of factors related to your work history and monthly benefit amount.
Does receiving Veterans Disability impact a claim for SSDI?
No. If you have enough work credits for SSDI, you are entitled to both.
Does SSDI include benefits for my dependent children?
Yes. Eligible dependent children may receive up to 50% of a parent’s monthly benefits amount.
How much is my monthly SSDI benefit amount?
The amount of monthly benefits you will receive is a function of the amount you have paid in Social Security taxes. The average amount in Washington state is $1600 per month. The maximum is $3,148 per month.
If I am approved for SSDI, will I receive Medicare?
Yes, however the beginning of coverage depends on when you are approved.
Why hire an attorney?
An extensive report published by the United States Government Accountability Office in 2018 found claimants were three times more likely to get approved with the assistance of an attorney.See When To Seek An Attorney's Help
How much does it cost to hire an attorney?
25% of the back benefits up to a maximum of $6000, whichever is less. If you do not win your claim, there is no fee.. All future and ongoing benefits are 100% yours.See How Much Does Your Firm Charge?
How much does it cost to talk to an experienced attorney at Chihak + Chihak?
All consultations, no matter how long they last, are free. We are here to listen.See How Much Does Your Firm Charge?