Category: Social Security Disability

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Coping With A Disability

July 5, 2018

The attorneys at Powell Law have represented the disabled in Social Security Disability cases since President Eisenhower first made disability insurance available to Americans in 1956. At Powell Law, we effectively assist clients throughout the entire Social Security Disability claims process. For most people, adjusting to life with a disability can be difficult. The overwhelming […]

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About The Legal Services Provided By Powell Law – Social Security Disability

March 9, 2018

In 1906, James Powell, Sr. founded a law firm to serve Northeastern Pennsylvania, primarily the towns of Scranton and Wilkes-Barre. 112 years later, with offices in Scranton, Stroudsburg, Moscow, and Taylor, Powell Law serves more than the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre area. Powell Law serves families, workers, and the disabled throughout Northeastern Pennsylvania. The attorneys at Powell Law […]

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Supplemental Social Security Income (SSI) Benefits And Work Credits

January 4, 2018

Individuals eligible for Supplemental Security Income (SSI) may also be entitled to receive Social Security benefits. An application for SSI benefits is also an application for Social Security benefits, although the latter requires additional information from the applicant before such benefits may be awarded. To receive monthly Social Security benefits for applications filed December 1, […]

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Can I collect Social Security Retirement and Social Security Disability?

July 7, 2014

Greg from Pittston asks, “Can I collect Social Security Retirement and Social Security Disability?” The simple answer is no, but it may be to your advantage to apply for both. Social Security Retirement is based upon your age. Traditionally, it had always been 65 years old for full retirement, but now it’s 66 or 67 […]

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Can I Collect Workers’ Comp and Social Security Disability Benefits at the Same Time?

February 13, 2014

Sally from Moscow asks, can I collect Workers’ Compensation and Social Security Disability benefits at the same time? Social Security Disability is governed by federal law and it takes a credit for other sources of income. And by collecting Workers’ Compensation and Social Security, you actually lower your Social Security payments. But, it’s very common […]

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