Young woman in a wheelchair waiting at the bus stop.

As a Social Security Disability law firm, the Patrick J. Kelly Law Office is committed to advocating for the rights of disabled individuals. A critical piece of legislation that plays a significant role in safeguarding the legal rights of persons with disabilities in California is the California Disabled Persons Act (CDPA). It’s covered under Cal….

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The process of applying for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) or Supplemental Security Income (SSI) often takes months. Occasionally, it can even extend beyond a full year. For those dealing with pain and other debilitating symptoms, waiting for disability benefits while unable to work can leave claimants vulnerable to financial hardship. Disabled individuals may also…

A mother with one artificial leg holding her toddler and smiling.

Being a stay-at-home parent is a full-time job. Many people choose this lifestyle because it benefits their lives and the lives of their children and spouse. Unfortunately, even moms and dads can get sick or injured. In such situations, it’s difficult to find suitable help. For individuals who become unable to work due to a…

A denied Social Security Disability claim with the word "Denied" stamped on it in red.

When you’re struggling to file for Social Security Disability (SSD), it usually means you have nowhere else to turn. Having an illness or injury that prevents you from working can affect every aspect of your life. Social Security Disability is a lifeline for many disabled individuals who can’t earn a living wage. Unfortunately, applying for…

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Many disabled Americans rely on Social Security Disability (SSD) benefits when they’re unable to work. These benefits allow disabled individuals to manage their medical condition(s) and maintain their quality of life. When faced with potential Social Security Disability cessation, beneficiaries can lose access to crucial financial support. At the Patrick J. Kelly Law Office, we…

A man sitting on a couch holding his knee due to arthritis pain.

Arthritis is an extremely painful condition that affects the joints, the tissues that surround joints, and other connective tissues throughout the body. Symptoms include joint pain, swelling, stiffness, and reduced range of motion. According to the Arthritis Foundation, the most common types of arthritis are osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, fibromyalgia, and gout. With nearly…

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Living with a disability affects nearly every aspect of your life. For many, it’s impossible to maintain steady employment and earn a living wage. This can mean disabled individuals aren’t able to cover necessary healthcare and living expenses. Social Security Disability (SSD) benefits help provide critical support to disabled individuals struggling to maintain employment. Both…

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If you’re suffering from a disability that leaves you unable to work, you may qualify for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI). SSDI is a federal program that offers financial support to disabled workers who can no longer perform Substantial Gainful Activity (SGA). When considering applying for SSDI, it’s important to know that the sooner you file an…

Which One Is Right For You? In the Golden State, a multitude of benefits are available to residents, reflecting California’s commitment to support its community members in times of need. Two primary programs focused on individuals with disabilities are the Supplemental Security Income (SSI) and Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI). Both are federal disability programs…

Embarking on the journey to secure Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits can often seem daunting, especially when faced with a multitude of questions and uncertainties. As your trusted local resource in Alameda, we’ve compiled and answered the top 10 frequently asked questions surrounding eligibility criteria, required documentation, and how to find expert representation to…

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