Social Security Disability Lawyer
So many of us dream of the day we no longer have to work, but fewer of us have actually thought of an injury or sickness that may keep us from doing so. There is an astonishingly large number of people whose disabilities affect their work ability, and even more that for one reason or another, become disabled before they even reach their retirement age. People usually do not plan to have a disability of any kind, and so, programs such as Social Security Disability Insurance, or SSDI, are in place. These programs help workers that have become disabled, along with their families, to better manage their lives if an unexpected injury or sickness occurs.
The Social Security Administration (SSA) has two different programs available that can provide disability benefits to you, depending upon your finances and employment status. The Social Security Disability Benefits (SSDI) allows workers that have paid into their system over the years through paychecks to use it as a resource. Supplemental Security Income, or SSI, will provide benefits to children, blind people, and those with low incomes. Most disability benefits come in the form of a payment, and are used to replace lost wages.
In order to claim SSI or SSDI benefits, your disability must be a condition that hinders you from being able to work full time and earn income each month. The disability you have must also either be a long term disability, such as one lasting for at least 12 months, or one that is expected to. A disability that will presumably end in death also qualifies. Many people looking to get these services start off seeking their own representation. If you are not well informed, your case could potentially be jeopardized.
Weinman Thomas Law Firm will ensure that you adhere to any deadlines you have, and check on the status of your files. Finally, after your claim is accepted, we will make certain that the Social Security Administration disburses the correct payment to you.