The purpose of Social Security is to provide a safety net for people who have an illness, injury, or disability that prohibits regular work.
- Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI): pays benefits to workers who develop a serious, long-term disability
- Supplemental Security Income (SSI): pays benefits to people who are unable to work, and have not contributed to Social Security
The Social Security Administration is a vast bureaucracy. There are endless rules and regulations, and filing your claim for Social Security benefits can be difficult and stressful. Most claims are denied the first time.
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The lawyers and staff at Alvey Law Group have helped thousands of clients from the initial Social Security application all the way through to the judge’s final verdict.