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Other Disability Payments That May Reduce Social Security Disability Benefits in Dunn


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10/9/2012
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Are you disabled? Speak with a Social Security disability attorney in Dunn to learn if you are eligible to receive disability benefits. 

Qualifications are based on: 

  • the severity of your condition;
  • the number of work credits you have earned; and
  • other factors. 

Assuming you qualify for disability benefits, your next question will likely be, “How much will my monthly payments be?” It’s important to know that whatever amount you are entitled to receive each month, it could be reduced if you receive other payments. 

Some disability benefits can impact the amount you receive from the Social Security Administration (SSA), for instance, the following will reduce the amount: 

  • workers’ compensation benefits;
  • temporary state disability benefits; and
  • public disability benefits. 

If you receive veteran’s disability benefits or Supplemental Security Income (SSI), it won’t reduce the amount. An attorney can explain which types of disability benefits will or will not affect your payments. 

The general rule is that if you qualify for Social Security disability but also receive other disability benefits, it cannot be more than 80 percent of what you earned before you became disabled. Benefit calculators provided by SSA can help in determining the amount you are eligible to receive each month.  

Contacting a Social Security Disability Attorney in Dunn 

Speaking with a lawyer at Brent Adams & Associates can help you learn if you qualify to receive Social Security disability benefits. Call to schedule your free consultation with a Dunn Social Security disability attorney – 1-800-849-5931 or 910-892-8177.



Category: Social Security Disability


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