Past due disability benefits are something that almost every person who applies for Social Security disability insurance (SSDI) or Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits receives. Past due benefits are part of your benefit award. At Cannon Disability Law, our goal is to maximize your benefits. This means we will try to win all of your past due benefits.

Winning disability benefits takes time. Sometimes, it takes as long as two years to win SSD or SSI benefits. Therefore, the SSA will owe you past due benefits or disability backpay benefits.

You will also receive ongoing monthly benefits. Part of your award is also your future benefits. Future benefits end at full retirement age. At full retirement age, you monthly disability benefit remains the same, but it is called retirement benefits.

Your past due disability benefits go back in time to the date you filed your disability application. There are a number of factors that can change how far back in time you can go. This article discusses those factors. Particularly, whether or not your past due benefits can go back earlier than your application.

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