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Obtaining SSD Benefits on Behalf of the Deceased

When an applicant for Social Security disability benefits dies while an application is pending, certain family members may be able to pursue the claim to recover the benefits to which their loved one would have been entitled if he or she had not passed away. In some cases, family members may be able to apply […]

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Understanding Survivors Benefits from Your Spouse

After people in Tennessee passed away, their surviving spouses, children, dependent grandchildren, and dependent parents might be able to recover survivors benefits from the Social Security Administration based on their loved ones’ earnings record. The agency determines which survivors are eligible and figures out how much they can receive based on their ages, their dependence […]

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Does My Child’s Eating Disorder Qualify for Disability Benefits?

Children and teenagers in Tennessee who suffer from severe eating disorders like anorexia nervosa or bulimia may be eligible for Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits to help to pay for their treatment if they qualify. The child’s eating disorder must meet the Social Security Administration’s impairment criteria and household income guidelines must be met. Treating […]