Social Security Disability Insurance is intended for individuals who can no longer work because of a severe disability. With this government program, money is withdrawn from employees’ paychecks and allocated to a fund for people not working because of their disabilities. Social Security Disability Insurance is monitored by the Social Security Administration, which reviews each case to ensure that truly only deserving people receive this financial support.
To receive Social Security Disability Insurance, an applicant generally must have worked for a specified amount of time and have a qualifying disability. A disability refers to any condition, illness or injury that affects a person’s ability to work.
Based on this definition, below are some examples of accepted medical conditions that may be covered under SSDI:
At Lanier Law Group, P.A., our attorneys have helped hundreds of people successfully file SSD claims, as well as claims for Supplemental Security Insurance, or SSI. Our compassionate attorneys can help you through the SSDI appeals process, explain why you may have been denied the first time you applied, and assist widows/widowers seeking SSDI for their future well-being.
We have also helped clients throughout the state of North Carolina who were seeking total and permanent disability status, had questions about Medicare and Medicaid or had concerns about claiming SSDI over the age of 50. We've held our ground for clients seeking SSI for disabled children. We stood in their corner, and we'll stand in yours too.
If you have a serious medical condition, likely to keep you from working during the next year, our team of experienced North Carolina Social Security disability lawyers can provide you with sound legal advice and trusted guidance in Burlington, Durham, Greensboro, Greenville, Charlotte, Asheville, Wilmington, Raleigh, Winston-Salem, Fayetteville and Jamestown. While the Social Security Administration often denies initial claims, you can trust us to work hard to further document the severity of your disability and file your appeal request within the 60-day period. Whether it takes six months or two years, we will remain steadfast throughout this often lengthy process and use all of our resources to help you receive any SSDI benefits you may deserve.
If you are suffering from a serious disability preventing you from returning to work, you should know that you have options. Social Security Disability Insurance is one way of maintaining financial stability when you have been left unable to work, but filing for this type of insurance often proves to be a complex process. So it’s important to understand if you are eligible for Social Security disability payments and what the benefits are. If you still have questions about the SSDI process or you want to retain a legal professional to assist you in filing for these benefits, do not hesitate to contact our firm today.
When a disability or illness affects your life and ability to earn an income, you may be eligible to receive SSDI benefits. We at Lanier Law Group, P.A. are here to answer your questions and provide you with trustworthy legal support and counsel at every turn. To schedule a free initial consultation with one of our skilled attorneys, call us at 855-234-7619 or contact us online.
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