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Learn More About Social Security Disability Insurance

Injuries and illness can happen to anyone, forcing them to quit their jobs or take a leave of absence without pay. If you find yourself in this position, it may be possible for you to benefit from Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI). Laws regarding SSDI vary from state to state, so it’s important to check with a West Virginia Attorney that understands the SSDI laws here. Our staff at Jan Dils Attorneys at Law is a team of well-known legal experts in Social Security Disability Insurance.

In order to qualify for SSDI benefits, you must fulfill specific criteria such as:

  • Having been employed long enough to have paid the required amount of social security taxes
  • Suffering a disability expected to be long-term, and one that prevents you from bringing in an adequate income

The following list includes just of the some disabilities that may allow you to collect SSDI benefits:

  • Certain types of arthritis
  • Certain types of cancer
  • HIV/AIDS
  • Some neurological disorders
  • Stroke
  • Some brain, neck, and back injuries
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Depression
  • Some mental health disorders

Social Security Disability Insurance is a federally funded program; however, determinations are made at the state level.  You can obtain an application through the Social Security Administration (SSA) and after you submit it, they send it to the state agency that determines if you meet the eligibility criteria.

It is common to be denied the first time you submit your application.  Due to our firm’s expertise and understanding of the necessary documentation that must be included with your application, we have a high rate of success for our clients receiving SSDI benefits after submitting the first application.

If you have additional questions about Social Security disability benefits, contact us at 877.526.3457. We have an experienced team of West Virginia Social Security disability attorneys and one of our representatives will be happy to answer your questions. Or if you’d prefer to contact us online, please fill out this form and we will respond to you shortly.

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