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When should you apply for Social Security Disability Benefits?

Coming to terms with the fact that you can no longer support yourself because of an illness or injury can be very difficult, making the question when you should apply for Social Security Disability Benefits next to impossible to answer. At the Law Offices of Nicholas J Del Pizzo it is a question we are asked often by clients living in Dundalk, White Marsh, and Baltimore City.

The easiest answer to that question is this: when you reach the point that your health problems have caused you to either stop working entirely or to cut back your hours to the point that you are earning less than $1,180.00 a month before taxes. This is an important barometer because once you have reached that point because of your health conditions that is the time you should apply.

Remember the definition of Social Security Disability Benefits is that you are not able to do any type of work at all on substantial gainful activity because of your health problems. Substainial gainful activity is measured in terms of being able to earn $1,180.00 a month before taxes, making that a very important metric to monitor.

Social Security Disability Benefits

About The Law Offices of Nicholas J Del Pizzo

A Baltimore lawyer that is an experienced and dedicated attorney who knows that people have legal needs that simply do not coincide with regular business hours. At The Law Offices of Nicholas J. Del Pizzo, III P.A. in Baltimore, Maryland, we make ourselves available for our clients when they are facing foreclosure of their home, bankruptcy, personal injury or medical malpractice.

When you have a consultation at our law office, you meet with Nick Del Pizzo, a Baltimore lawyer, the founder of our firm. Your case is not passed off to a paralegal or less-experienced associate. You get the personalized attention you need from a local law firm.

Whatever your legal need is, we are there for you, seven days a week. Your case becomes our cause, and we will seek the best resolution possible.

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