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Does Social Security consider all work a Substantial Gainful Activity?

Social Security defines disability as the inability to engage in a “substantial gainful activity” (SGA). A simplified way of putting this is to say that in order to be found disabled, you have to show that you are unable to … Continue reading

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How Social Security considers your ability to work in a disability case

Under Social Security regulations, disability is the inability to engage in a “substantial gainful activity.” This means that to win a Social Security disability case, you have to show that your impairments prevent you from being able to work. More … Continue reading

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Social Security basics: what is a “disability?”

In order to qualify for disability benefits under Social Security you have to be found disabled. Well, thank you Captain Obvious. Ok. But, what does it mean to be disabled? Is it enough to have a medical impairment? Is the … Continue reading

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