While you may be unable to work, that fact alone won't guarantee you Social Security disability benefits. Social Security is a big government agency. They use a complex legal system to decide who deserves benefits, and you can only win benefits if you meet their strict definition of "disabled."
We'll help you determine whether you do. Contact us for a FREE evaluation of your disability claim and find out if you qualify for benefits.
Under Social Security rules, you're only considered disabled if a medical condition or injury is expected to keep you from working for at least 12 months. The disability can be a physical condition, a mental condition, or a combination of problems.
If you're unable to work, it's important that you schedule regular medical appointments and gather enough documentation to prove your case to Social Security.
In general, Social Security considers you disabled if:
Social Security has a Five-Step Process to determine whether you're disabled.
Just about any medical problem that stops you from working can qualify for disability benefits. These are some of the most common:
Even if it's not listed here, a medical condition that keeps you from working at least a year may qualify for disability benefits.
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