Social Security Disability & Employment Law

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Helping You Navigate Disability

Social Security Disability was created to help those Americans who find themselves disabled. According to the Social Security Administration, studies show that a person over 20 has a 1 in 4 chance of becoming disabled before reaching retirement age. These benefits serve as a way for these disabled  Americans, who have a long term disability, to have some semblance of an income to help pay the bills. Not everyone meets the requirements for Social Security Disability benefits however and understanding your rights and proving your case can be overwhelming.  For example, as a general rule, to qualify for Social Security Disability benefits, you must meet two criteria which include:

1. A “recent work” test based on your age at the time of the injury

2. A “duration of work” test to show the amount of time you worked under Social Security.

This is just the beginning. Understanding the other rules and criteria can be confusing for those unfamiliar with them. For this reason, hiring an attorney to assist you is key to ensuring a positive outcome.

If you have been denied Social Security Disability benefits and are unable to work due to a limiting medical condition, securing an experienced attorney in the Social Security field is essential to appealing your case. Gary Kozma is an expert in Social Security and has helped clients with disabilities ranging from mental limitations to physical constraints. If you have been denied benefits and are still unable to work, complete our free case review form. Our knowledgeable staff will analyze your Social Security matter and contact you to discuss next steps.

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