SSD backpay is owed but SSI cheated me from lump sum backpayment?
Asked Jan 11, 2010, 07:06 AM
Judge at hearing found me fully disabled. I was told backpay for SSD would come in 60 days. Instead when SS did call they never identified SSI and sent me only a small portion that is to come in 3 installments over 18months. I never received SSI back when, but now it shorts my dependents benefit as well as what is owed to me. I feel tricked, lied too, and cheated out of thousands my dependents would & should be entitled too. Why does everyone say to apply for both? I am entitled to SSDI, but back pay is much less due to their tricky conversion to SSI. How do I get these people to do the right thing?