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You'll need quite a bit of information to file a Social Security disability claim. This includes information about:
Applying for your disability benefits can be a confusing process, and many people have questions about the Social Security disability qualifications.
If you have worked and paid FICA taxes for five of the last 10 years and have experienced a long-term illness or injury that will prevent you from working for at least 12 months or is expected to result in death, then you may qualify for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits.
Besse Law Office can help determine if you meet the Social Security Administration's (SSA) strict definition of disability and if so, help you with the application process. "Disability" under Social Security is based on your inability to work. You are considered disabled under Social Security rules if:
If you apply for SSDI benefits, the SSA will use the following five-step process to decide if you are disabled.