Melissa Linebaugh

J.D. · University of Baltimore School of Law

Melissa Linebaugh graduated with honors from the University of Baltimore School of Law and is a member of the Maryland bar. She has a background in Social Security disability, as well as family law and criminal law. Ms. Linebaugh works as a general practitioner.


Articles By Melissa Linebaugh

Dependent Benefits for Children of SSDI Recipients
If you're approved for Social Security disability benefits, your child may also be eligible for benefits based on your earnings record.
Hawaii Temporary Disability Benefits (TDI)
Hawaii requires employers to provide TDI or payments to workers who suffer short-term illness or injuries, including pregnancy.
Oklahoma Disability Benefits: Social Security Disability Insurance and SSI
Find out about Oklahoma's state supplemental payments, plus how to appeal a denial of Social Security disability or SSI and whether you qualify for Medicaid.
New Jersey Temporary Disability Benefits (TDI)
New Jersey has a state-run temporary disability program financed by employer and employee contributions.
Should I Appeal a Disability Denial or Reapply?
If you've received a disability denial, there are benefits to appealing instead of reapplying.
Social Security Benefits for Adult Children With Severe Disabilities
If your adult child is disabled and can't do any significant amount work, he or she may be able to collect Social Security child benefits or SSI disability benefits.
Vocational Rehabilitation for Individuals With Disabilities
Vocational rehabilitation (VR) programs are state run, federally funded programs that offer a way for people with mental and physical disabilities to get the help they need to become more independe
Getting Social Security Disability Benefits for a Stroke
If you have difficulty communicating or moving your limbs after a stroke, you could qualify for disability benefits.
Social Security Parent's Benefits for the Dependent Parents of a Deceased Child
You might qualify for Social Security parent's benefits if your deceased child provided at least half your support.
How to Find a Good Disability Lawyer
Asking the right questions will ensure you find a qualified, experienced, and ethical disability attorney.