When people are faced with the difficulties of health issues, including diseases, disabilities and accidents, that prevent them from working they may be eligible for Social Security Disability benefits. These benefits, which can include Social Security Disability and Supplemental Security Income, have different aspects to consider when completing the applications.
First, it is important for people to realize that you have to apply for Social Security Disability benefits, they are not automatically provided. Your doctor or medical care specialist may not be aware of the documentation that they will need to provide to assist you in the application process. Working with Social Security Disability attorneys in any major city including Milwaukee, WI, Lexington, KY, Dayton, OH and even down in Toledo, OH is the only way to ensure that your application is complete and accurate.
Proving your Inability to Work
Both SSD and SSI require that you prove, through medical reports and documentation, that you cannot work and will not be able to work for at least a year. If your health issue is considered to be terminal you can be fast tracked for Social Security Disability benefits and an attorney can be instrumental in speeding up the process. In St. Paul, Madison, WI, Louisville, KY, as well as Columbus, OH we provide experienced attorneys that can help you with any questions you may have on proving your inability to work.
Our attorneys in Cleveland, OH and Cincinnati, OH as well as other major cities, can help you understand the additional requirements you may have to apply for SSI over and above your Social Security Disability benefits. This is a needs based program and you must prove that you have a financial need for support.
Social Security Disability benefits are your right to apply for when you are unable to work. Talking with a qualified, specialized Social Security Disability benefits attorney will help ensure your application process is completed accurately as well as supporting you should you need to appeal.