Mooney Law: A Pennsylvania Disability law practice

Mooney Law represents clients throughout Pennsylvania and is a full Pennsylvania Disability Law practice. What do we mean by that? At Mooney Law, we represent disabled clients in the following areas: Pennsylvania Workers Compensation: We represent injured workers throughout Pennsylvania. …

SSD Benefits

What is the rule on work credits for Social Security Disability?

To be eligible for social security disability, you must have enough work credits.  As you may recall reading here, SSDI (Social Security Disability) and SSI (Social Security Supplemental Income) are entirely two different programs.  Briefly, SSI is a needs based …

Count on Mooney for Long Term Disability Insurance Appeals

Some employers offer employees both short-term and long-term disability insurance.  These benefits are provided to an employee when the employees is out of work for disability purposes. Short term disability insurance usually range between 9 and 26 weeks of payments …

With Social Security Disability, seriousness of the condition is important, not the diagnosis

Sometimes I get a new client calling to inquire about social security disability benefits because the have been diagnosed with diabetes, or MS, or fibromyalgia, or any medical diagnosis of a medical condition.  I think some clarification is needed about …

SSD Benefits

Working ‘under the table’ can devastate you financially if you become disabled

Besides the fact that it is illegal to work ‘under the table’ because you are evading paying income taxes, it can also be devastating for a person who later in life becomes disabled and attempts to get Social Security Disability …

Social Security Disability is NOT an entitlement program

It really is a shame that Social Security Disability has such a stigma attached to it.  And there is.  There is that thought out there that people on Social Security Disability are getting nothing but ‘hand outs’ or ‘entitlements’ or …

Our Top 5 Social Security Disability Posts for 2017

As we sit at the doorstep to 2018, I want to provide you the top five posts from my blog this year in Social Security Disability (SSD). These posts I chose due to traffic and due to the information we …

Social Security has slight increase in Substantial Gainful Activity in 2018

Each year, the Social Security Administration publishes the monetary amount that is considered for Disability and Substantial Gainful Activity (SGA) and 20148 will see a slight increase. First, what is SGA?  With reference to financial eligibility for Social Security Disability …