No one likes to think about what could happen if he or she were unable to work for a period of time because of a disability. Yet, it happens quite frequently. The Social Security Administration (SSA) offers Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI). Until you’ve become disabled, you’re most likely unaware of the SSDI program. Below are important facts you need to know about SSDI.
When you or a loved one is struck down by a disease or health condition that makes working impossible, you might not know where to turn or what your next steps should be. It’s a confusing, scary, and sometimes depressing situation. However, it doesn’t have to be. You or your loved one might be eligible for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI).
The application process for SSDI might seem overwhelming, but an experienced lawyer can help. Read on to learn more.
If you’ve been diagnosed with a condition or disease that prevents you from working for at least a year or could result in death, you have a legal right to apply for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI). However, the Social Security Administration (SSA) does not automatically give out payments when it receives applications.
A board reviews applications and determines, according to a set of criteria, whether you will receive SSDI benefits. Sometimes, the board rejects applications. Read on to learn what to do if your SSDI application has been denied.