What is Social Security Disability and who may qualify?
Social Security Disability (“SSD“) is a federal insurance program designed to provide income to people who are physically restricted in their ability to be employed i.e. they are totally disabled and unable to work.
Others who may receive benefits are:
Blind workers; children of blind or disabled workers; widow(er)s; adults disabled since childhood.
There are several factors that must be satisfied in order for a person to qualify for SSD:
If a claimant meets this heavy burden, then the claimant will receive monthly cash benefits——–the more they paid into the system, the more they get. Moreover, these benefits will continue until a claimant is able to work again on a regular basis, or they reach full retirement age and the disability benefits will automatically convert to retirement benefits. Medicare kicks in after the person receives benefits for two years.
Be careful: Not all companies and persons who represent claimants applying for SSDB are attorneys! An experienced SSD attorney is the best choice to help claimants who have been denied SSD, receive the benefits they deserve.
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