Disability Overview from Social Security Lawyers
Are you in need of assistance with your Social Security Disability claim? The Social Security lawyers at Nyman Turkish have decades of experience assisting clients all across the country with their Social Security Disability claims.
Applying for Social Security Disability Benefits
The SSA offers multiple programs to benefit claimants. Nyman Turkish can help you apply for all of these programs. The two most common programs include Social Security Disability Insurance Benefits (SSDI or SSD) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI). The qualifications for SSDI and SSI are different, but both require you to medically qualify for assistance.
Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) is a federal program, much like an insurance policy, administered by the Social Security Administration (SSA) and provides financial assistance to individuals with qualifying disabilities who paid Social Security taxes (FICA) while working. While working and paying into FICA, people earn what are called “work credits”, and a claimant must have a certain amount of these in order to qualify for SSDI. A general rule of thumb is that a person must have worked at least five out of the last 10 years to have enough work credits for this program, but there are MANY factors that may have an effect on how this is calculated. It is best to call our office and speak with an expert from our team to determine if you have enough work credits for SSDI requirements. There is NO CHARGE for this consultation, and it only takes a few minutes to complete.
Supplemental Security Income is a federal program that helps disabled people based on financial needs. When applying for this program, you are not required to have earned “work credits” to qualify for benefits. This program is especially helpful for people who have never worked or have not worked recently, as previous work has nothing to do with the technical requirements for this program.
Our clients don’t have to worry about what program is better for them, or what program they qualify for, because we do all that determination work for them. During our FREE CONSULTATION, our team will ask a series of questions in order to figure out EVERY SSA BENEFIT PROGRAM you may qualify for, and we will apply for each program we believe that you may be entitled to participate in. We’re Social Security Disability experts and unlike other Law Firms, we will manage your claim from the initial application all the way through every appeal, if necessary. We offer a 100% FREE CONSULTATION to anyone who calls our Firm and we offer a NO FEE GUARANTEE on all the work our Social Security Lawyer and Law Team performs for you.
Who is Considered Disabled?
To qualify as disabled in order to receive Social Security Disability benefits, you must be unable to work due to one or more physical or mental impairments that are expected to last for at least 12 months or result in death.
A key part of the Social Security Administration’s definition of disability is the inability to engage in any Substantial Gainful Activity (SGA). SGA is a dollar amount set by the Social Security Administration, which they have determined to be the amount of money a person needs in order to support themselves financially. The amount considered to be SGA changes periodically (generally at the new year) and depends on the nature of a person’s disability and household situation. Because of so many changing and dependent factors, it can be difficult to determine what this limit is for yourself. We recommend that you contact our Firm to help determine this, rather than trying to do so alone. Don’t count yourself out! Ask an expert! Call NOW.
Proving Your Disability – A Social Security Disability Lawyer at Nyman Turkish Can Help
As a client of Nyman Turkish, we do all the heavy lifting for you. While working on your claim for benefits, our team will help to submit supporting documentation and evidence to the SSA, which is critical to the success of your claim for benefits.
There are many factors that go into determining if a person’s medical condition(s) is severe enough to qualify for disability benefits. Some of these factors may have to do with your past work, any current work you are doing, and what your doctor has recorded in your medical records. There are a lot of moving pieces to keep track of throughout a disability claim, and it is extremely helpful to have a team on your side to make sure nothing gets left off or forgotten.
Establishing Your Disabling Condition
A key part of our documentation collection and case building includes gathering all of your medical histories and helping to ensure all of your medical records are submitted to the SSA. One common reason why disability applications are denied is that applicants were not found to be “disabled enough” based on the medical information the Social Security Administration was presented. Your doctors play a key role in getting this information to the SSA. The SSA also has additional forms that they may provide to your doctor in order to get further information about your mental and/or physical health conditions. The Nyman Turkish Team can help you get this crucial documentation for your medical providers, and ensure that it is presented exactly how the SSA requires it.
Because proving your disability to the SSA can be challenging, it is advisable to work with an experienced Social Security Disability lawyer. Nyman Turkish is 100% focused on securing benefits for our clients. We work tirelessly to relieve you of the burden of applying and fighting for benefits. Let us help you collect the evidence you need to support your SSD and/or SSI applications, and properly submit it to the SSA.
Contact a Social Security Disability Lawyer for a FREE CONSULTATION
For more information about applying for Social Security Disability benefits contact the Social Security lawyers at Nyman Turkish today and schedule a FREE CONSULTATION with our team. Our Firm offers a NO FEE GUARANTEE, so you have nothing to lose by calling to see if you qualify for benefits. We represent clients all throughout the United States.