When a disabling condition prevents you from returning to work, you need financial help to support your family. If you’ve worked most of your life, paid Social Security taxes, and now you’re disabled, you may be eligible for Social Security Disability (SSD) benefits.
You need help now. Unfortunately, the Social Security Administration (SSA) takes months to review initial applications and even longer to consider appeals. Call a Social Security Disability Lawyer at Sigman, Janssen, Sewall, Pitz & Hodgkiss at (800) 775-1441 or complete a free initial consultation form. We may be able to help you get benefits faster.
Only certain individuals may qualify for benefits, and getting approved isn’t easy. Generally, if you meet the SSA’s requirements for these two earnings tests, you may qualify for benefits:
In addition to passing the work tests, you must also be able to prove that your medical condition is disabling. The SSA considers a number of different impairments disabling. The most common of those conditions are listed on the Listing of Impairments.
Certain members of your family may also be eligible for SSD benefits. These individuals may include your:
The SSA follows strict guidelines when evaluating applications and appeals. If you don’t know what information to include in your application or appeal to properly and thoroughly cite your medical condition, you may be denied the benefits you’re owed. Our Social Security Disability Lawyers know how to prepare your claim, and we can explain the complex process to you.
At Sigman Janssen, we strive to get our clients the best results possible while helping them understand the legal process. We want you to feel confident that your claim is being handled by an experienced Social Security Disability Lawyer you can trust. Contact us today, and find out how we can help you and your family.