Total & Permanent Disability Claims in North Carolina
Qualifying for Social Security Disability Benefits
In order to be eligible for
Social Security disability (SSD) in North Carolina, you must have a total and/or permanent disability as
defined by the Social Security Administration (SSA). SSD benefits are
not provided for individuals who have suffered only a partial disability.
In other words, you must prove to the SSA that your condition:
- Prevents you from returning to your previous employment
- Prevents you from obtaining comparable employment/partial employment
- Has lasted or is expected to last at least 12 continuous months or is expected
to result in death
If you have suffered a temporary total disability, you may be able to recover
wage replacement benefits through your employer’s
workers’ compensation insurance.
For more information, or for assistance with your Social Security Disability
Insurance (SSDI) or Supplemental Security Income (SSI) claim, we encourage
you to reach out to the North Carolina SSD lawyers at our firm. At Lanier
Law Group, we are committed to providing you with the dedicated legal
advocacy and tireless representation you deserve.
Call us at (855) 757-4204 or
contact us online to make an appointment for a free initial consultation at one of our many
locations throughout the state of North Carolina.
What Are Total & Permanent Disabilities?
Individuals who suffer total permanent disabilities may be eligible to
receive permanent total disability (PTD) benefits for life if their condition
does not improve.
For cases arising after June 24, 2011, the state defines “total permanent
If you are unsure whether or not you are eligible to receive benefits,
or if your initial claim has already been denied, do not hesitate to reach
out to the team at Lanier Law Group. We can answer your questions and
help guide you through the legal process.
No Recovery, No Fee
Our North Carolina total and permanent disability lawyers understand the
challenges you and your family are facing. Severe disabling conditions
can place an immense financial burden on individuals who find themselves
suddenly unable to provide for themselves or their loved ones. Because
of this, we are passionate about helping you fight for the SSD benefits
you are owed.
We also understand that you may be worried about the cost of hiring an
attorney to help you with your claim. However, we provide all of our services
on a contingency fee basis. This means that there are absolutely zero
upfront costs for you and, rather, our attorneys only collect
fees only if and when they are successful in recovering compensation for you.
Your initial consultation is free, so there is no risk in speaking to
an attorney at our firm about your case.
Reach out to us at
(855) 757-4204 to make an appointment for a free consultation.
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