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 criminal, disability, and family law. Ms. Linebaugh works as a general practitioner.
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Find out about Michigan's state supplemental payments, plus how to appeal a denial of Social Security disability or SSI and whether you qualify for Medicaid.
Find out about Indiana's state supplemental payments, plus how to appeal a denial of Social Security disability or SSI and whether you qualify for Medicaid.
If you live in Illinois and are disabled, you can receive cash assistance through the state's Aid to the Aged, Blind and Disabled (AABD) program or through the federal governments.
Your spouse is entitled to a Social Security spousal benefit if he or she is over 62 or cares for your child who is disabled or under 16.
One of the basic requirements for disability benefits is that your medical condition is so severe it prevents you from performing a substantial amount of work.
Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) is a federal insurance program that provides benefits to qualified workers who can no longer work.
Crohn’s disease causes inflammation deep in the layers of the intestinal wall and throughout the gastrointestinal track.
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.
Can you own or run a small business and collect Social Security disability benefits?
Substantial gainful activity is the level of work that a person without a disability can do.