Representing People With

Social Security Disability, Veterans Benefits

and Injury and Accident Claims

How Much Money Can I Receive, and When Will I Receive It?

If your SSDI disability benefits claim is approved, the amount of benefits that you receive will be based on your average lifetime earnings, and possibly other factors, such as your age and the actual amount of Social Security taxes that you paid. As a result, it’s difficult to know in advance what that amount will be.

At Jackson & MacNichol, we’ll sit down with you, review your situation, and help you understand your what benefits you might receive. Jackson & MacNichol serves clients with Social Security claims throughout New England, including Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Boston, Massachusetts and Connecticut. Let our experienced Social Security attorneys and staff assist you – we offer representation at all stages of the claim process.

Call us today at (800) 524-3339 or use our online contact form.

Your first Social Security monthly disability benefits will be paid beginning with the sixth month after the date that your disability began. That is, no benefits will be paid for the first five months of your disability. Also, benefits won’t be paid for any period that is more than one year before you applied for benefits. Therefore, if you wait too long after you become disabled before you apply, you risk losing benefits.

For SSI benefits, the government sets a maximum monthly amount that individuals and couples can receive. From that amount, Social Security subtracts your other monthly income to determine your final monthly benefit. Some types of monthly income count, including help with rent and food, while others don’t.

In order to receive the maximum benefits to which you’re entitled, it’s important to get your benefits claim started as soon as possible after you become disabled. The professionals at Jackson & MacNichol stand ready to help you, whether it’s preparing your new benefits claim or representing you on an existing claim. We can help estimate the amount of benefits that you might receive when your claim is approved.

To get started on the path to receiving the Social Security benefits for which you’re eligible, contact us today. The longer you wait, the more benefits you may be missing. Call Jackson & MacNichol today at (800) 524-3339 or use our online contact form. We serves clients with Social Security claims throughout New England, including Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Boston, Massachusetts and Connecticut.

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Social Security
Disability


Social Security Disability Insurance payments are available to wage earners who have become disabled. Supplemental Security Income payments are available to those with limited income who are disabled.

We represent SSD cases in Maine, Boston, and the whole of New England.

Veterans Disability
Benefits


As a proud member of the National Association of Veterans' Advocates (NOVA), we offer representation at all stages of the benefits claim process.

We represent Veterans in their disability benefits cases nationwide.

Estate Planning
Services


Estate planning involves more than just writing a will. It’s an active process of evaluating your needs, keeping track of your assets, and determining what legal actions need to be taken to meet your goals and protect your loved ones.

We offer a no obligation, complementary estate planning and asset protection review.

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South Portland, ME
04106

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800-524-3339

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