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If you can’t work, that alone doesn’t guarantee you Social Security Disability benefits. The Social Security Administration (SSA) is a big government agency that uses a complex system to determine whether or not you deserve benefits. You can only win disability benefits if you meet the SSA’s strict definition of “disabled.”
Let the experienced Social Security Disability attorneys at Lachman & Gorton help you determine if you do qualify for disability benefits. Contact our office to discuss your disability case.
The main types of Social Security benefits are SSDI benefits.
The Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) program pays benefits to you if you meet two criteria:
Under the Social Security Administration’s rules, you’re considered disabled if a physical or mental condition is expected to keep you from work for one full year (or result in death). Your disability can be physical, mental, or a combination of conditions.
If you can’t work because of your health, it’s important that you keep regular medical appointments. Proper medical documentation is critical to prove your case to Social Security.
For the most part, Social Security considers you disabled if:
Contact the experienced disability attorneys at Lachman & Gorton for help with your Social Security Disability case.