SSI & SSD Attorneys

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SSI Versus SSD: What Is The Difference?

Social Security Disability (SSD) is often confused with a different program, known as Supplemental Security Income (SSI). Although these two programs have similar abbreviations (SSD & SSI), they are separate and distinct from one another. In order to know if one or both of these can help you and to understand the differences between the two, you need the help of an experienced Social Security attorney.

For more than 25 years, the Law Office of Morrin & Sands has provided clients with the personal attention that they need in order to have all of their SSD and SSI questions answered by a lawyer. To schedule a free initial consultation, contact us through our online form or by calling 516-307-8000.

Attorney Daniel Morrin is fiercely dedicated to the field of Social Security Disability and is a member of the National Organization of Social Security Claimants’ Representatives (NOSSCR). This membership allows Mr. Morrin to remain well aware of any new developments in SSD law and to learn of any new approaches to SSD that he can use to his clients’ advantage.

Guidance On The Interplay Between SSI And SSD

Some of the things that we frequently discuss with our clients in regard to SSD and SSI include:

  • SSD is a program that you can use if you have been working, while SSI is a program that is income based and can apply if you have not worked enough to qualify for SSD.
  • You can apply for both programs at the same time. This allows you to collect SSI for the time not covered by SSD.
  • There are specific listings, guidelines established by the Social Security Administration, that your condition must meet in order for you to qualify for either program.

For either SSD or SSI, it is vital that you have the assistance of an attorney when applying, so that you make sure your disability is properly described and documented.

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At the Law Office of Morrin & Sands PLLC in Westbury, we work for you when you can’t work. To schedule a free initial consultation, contact us at 516-307-8000. Appointments in New York City are available upon request. Se habla español.

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Morrin & Sands

New York / Long Island Workers Compensation & Social Security Disability Lawyers

At Morrin & Sands, PLLC we serve clients throughout the New York area including, but not limited to Nassau County, Suffolk County, Queens County, Brooklyn and New York City. Please feel free to contact our office to schedule an appointment at an office near you.

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