What Are the Three Types of Social Security Disability Benefits?

Social Security was created in 1935 to help promote economic security for Americans. Most people associate it with the benefits retired people receive, but that’s not the only type of social security benefits out there.

In fact, there are three major types of Social Security that can help assist those who may be going through financial difficulties due to disability or death. Here’s what you need to know and how you can apply for benefits you may be entitled to.

Retirement Benefits

If you’ve spent a sufficient number of years working in “covered employment” (meaning you paid into Social Security), then you can file for Social Security retirement benefits at the age of 62. In general, those who have worked [...]


Are COVID Infections a Sign of MN Nursing Home Abuse?

One of the most troubling aspects of the COVID-19 crisis has been the stories coming out about nursing home abuse happening in cities throughout the United States.

Everything from physical abuse of patients to residents diagnosed with the virus being housed with those who are virus-free has shocked the nation. These stories are not just horrifying, though — in many cases they also constitute nursing home abuse, and if your loved one is affected, you may be able to fight to help them receive fair and just compensation.

In this post, we’re going to cover some facts about COVID-19 and how the virus can be particularly harmful to elderly patients — especially those housed together in long term care facilities [...]