Social Security Disability

Injured worker filing for workers compensation benefits claim.

While the law does allow you to receive Social Security Disability benefits after being awarded workers’ compensation benefits in Colorado, your Social Security Disability payments will be reduced, such that the total of your workers’ compensation benefits and Social Security Disability benefits does not exceed 80 percent of your average…

Woman in wheelchair reading her social disability benefits claim.

On April 1, 2019, the Supreme Court made a decision on Biestek v. Berryhill a case that concerns Social Security Disability benefits. To be eligible for Social Security Disability benefits, a person has to meet the Social Security Administration’s definition of disability. For an adult (that is not blind), “the…

An article in Aging Today, as published in the National Organization of Social Security Claimants’ Representatives (NOSSCR), December, 2013, Vol. 35, No. 12 serves as an excellent example of why protections for older American adults afforded by Medicare, Medicaid and Social Security are vital for many. You may read the…

As a part of the Affordable Care Act, the open enrollment in the Health Insurance Marketplace starts October 1, 2013. Medicare is not part of the Health Insurance Marketplace and enrollment in the Health Insurance Marketplace will not affect Medicare choices. However, there are expanded benefits for preventive care and…

Veterans have served us and we have the responsibility to serve them. The Sawaya Law Firm has extensive experience representing people seeking veteran disability benefits. Veterans must first file a claim by visiting The Department of Veterans Affairs at www.benefits.va.gov or calling 1-800-827-1000. If the rating decision is unfavorable, there…