Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits are available for those who are disabled and are unable to work. In order to qualify for this type of disability benefit, you must have paid Social Security taxes for a certain number of quarters in the past years, and have worked at least ten years in your life, and for five of the ten years prior to the date that you become totally disabled. For those disabled and are under the age of 28, the requirements are adjusted.
SSDI benefits can also be available to widows or widowers who become disabled and are over 50 years old, if they become disabled within 7 years of their spouse’s death. It is also available to some under the age of 22 who have a parent on SSDI or Social Security retirement benefits. To find out more about whether this type of benefit is available to you, contact the Social Security benefits attorneys from the Malaise Law Firm. Our office is very experienced in handling Social Security benefit claims and can assist you with filling out the petition accurately and with all the medical information that is needed in order for them to accept your claim.
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In order to qualify for SSDI, you must be disabled and not be able to work based on a list of impairments issued by the Social Security Administration. You must also not be working full time or make over $1000. per month. In addition, your disability must keep you from being able to do any work you have done in the past 15 years or any job that is readily available in large numbers. The purpose of this benefit is to supplement those who can no longer be gainfully employed and who expect to be disabled for at least 12 months, or not expected to recover from their disability.
The laws for Social Security benefits are very complex and take a full understanding of the system in order to put together a petition that will be accepted. The process can be long and time consuming, and could even result in hearings and appeals should your claim be initially denied. Let the experienced Social Security benefits lawyers from the Malaise Law Firm take the worry and stress from you and get your application through as quickly as possible. Our office understands that you are likely in need of these benefits and we look forward to helping you obtain the compensation you deserve.
If you or a loved one is disabled and having a hard time receiving your Social Security Disability Benefits, contact the Malaise Law Firm to speak with a Social Security lawyer who can assist you.