It’s obvious to you when your health is so bad that you’re unable to work.
But you can’t just send a doctor’s note to get Social Security Disability (SSD) benefits.
Social Security runs an entire complicated legal system that decides who receives disability income.
Under that system, you have to prove three things:
It sounds simple enough, but it takes evidence to back up each point. Most people get denied the first time they apply.
You have a lot on the line. The monthly checks and Medicare or Medicaid health coverage that come with disability benefits can bring peace and dignity to your life.
Let an experienced disability attorney from Horenstein, Nicholson & Blumenthal help you.
Our SSD lawyers work with this system and its thousands of rules every day. It’s our mission to guide you through.
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You qualify for Social Security Disability benefits when you lose the ability to work before retirement age. When you reach retirement age, you receive retirement benefits instead.
Social Security runs two different disability programs for working-age people, with different criteria depending your work history and income:
Attorney Mike Rake, left, meets with an Ohio worker. Let HNB help you understand what types of disability benefits you could qualify to receive.