Our social security disability lawyers at the Lake of the Ozarks are here to help you understand who actually gets payments and why. Not just anyone can get social security disability in Mid-Missouri, you have to have a disability that is DEEMED a disability by the Social Security Administration. To learn more about who gets social security disability and why keep reading this week’s blog. Our law firm at the Lake of the Ozarks will give you your first consultation for FREE. Give us a call today, Deputy and Mizell can be reached at 573-346-9990.
Who Gets Social Security Disability and Why?
Why Would People Who Have One or More Disabilities Receive Social Security Disability?
These applicants get this benefit because they have gone through the extensive process and their claim for Social Security Disability has been approved. It is important to remember that approximately only 30 percent of Social Security disability applications are approved at the first stage. If you are approved, you will begin receiving disability benefits.
Who May Get Social Security Disability?
According to the Social Security Administration, in July of 2018, 67,510 people were either receiving Social Security, Supplemental Security Income, or both. out of those people, 13,755 people were disabled and other the age of 65. As you can see, quite a few people thrive on the financial support Social Security Disability provides, but who are these people? There are several disorders and diseases that can make you eligible for SSD. Keep reading for a few examples.
Examples of Disabilities
- Back Injuries
- Vision or Hearing Loss
- Kidney Disease
- High Blood Pressure
- Sleep Apnea
- Crohn’s Disease
- Breast Cancer
- Prostate Cancer
- Herniated Disc
- Heart Failure
- High Cholesterol
- Blood Clots
- Liver Disease
- Stomach Pain
- Stomach Cancer
- Mood Disorders
- Bipolar Disorder
- Panic Attacks
- Drug Addiction
- Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
- Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
Think You May Qualify for Social Security Disability?
You don’t know until you ask, right? If you have questions about Social Security Disability and think you may have a disability that keeps you from either doing your job fully or at all, for that matter, you should contact a Mid-Missouri attorney as soon as possible. Get your questions answered at your first consultation which will be free and then see whether or not this is worth moving forward and applying for social security disability. Once you apply, it typically takes 90 to 120 days for the Social Security Administration to review your claim and either approve or deny your application. It is important to remember that approximately only 30 percent of Social Security disability applications are approved at this stage. If you are approved, you will begin receiving disability benefits. An experienced attorney can help you through this. We have helped several clients apply for and get social security disability. To learn more and give us a call today.
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