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If you can’t work, it might seem obvious that you need Social Security Disability (SSD) benefits.

You worked and paid into the system. Now you face great uncertainty about how you will make ends meet. You clearly deserve support.

But inability to work on its own doesn’t guarantee you’ll receive SSD benefits.

The Social Security Administration is a large government agency. They use a very specific legal system to determine who receives benefits. The only way you’ll win benefits is if you meet the agency’s strict definition of “disabled.”

Hanley Disability can help you figure out if you do. The sooner you call, the sooner we can start helping you. Contact us to discuss your disability case.

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Your Health Condition and

Ability To Work

To be eligible for Social Security Disability benefits, your medical problems must leave you unable to perform your previous kind of work or adapt to any other work.

If you think you may qualify for disability benefits, let us help with your application.

How do I know if I’m eligible to

Apply For Social Security?

There are two types of Social Security Benefits: SSDI and SSI.


The Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) program pays benefits to you and certain family members if you meet three criteria:

  1. You are disabled,
  2. You have earned enough work credits through Social Security taxes, and
  3. As of the date you became disabled, you must have worked under Social Security at least 5 of the last 10 years.

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) is a needs-based program for disabled adults who have limited income and resources.

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What Is the Meaning of “Disabled”?

Under the rules set forth by Social Security, you’re considered “disabled” if your medical condition or injury is expected to keep you from working for at least one full year (or eventually lead to death). Your disability can be a physical condition, a mental condition, or a combination of multiple conditions.

If you can’t work, you need to schedule regular medical appointments so you have enough medical evidence to prove your case to Social Security.

In general, Social Security considers you to have a qualifying disability if:

  • You can no longer do work that you did before.
  • You can’t adjust to other work because of your medical conditions.
  • Your disability has lasted or is expected to last for at least one year or will eventually be fatal.

In the case of Supplemental Security Income benefits, having few financial resources and an inability to work right now are the key facts that decide your claim.

With SSI, you might hear the term “presumptive disability.” What is presumptive disability?

Because it can take Social Security months to review your SSI claim, if you have certain extremely serious medical conditions, you can start receiving benefits quickly under “presumptive disability.”

This is a term Social Security uses to declare that you will receive benefits in the meantime while they continue reviewing your claim. These payments can last for six months.

Social Security can decide you have a presumptive disability when you have qualifying impairments such as amputations, strokes, complete immobility, ALS (Lou Gehrig’s disease), terminal illnesses and several others.

An experienced disability advocate will know what options are available to you—and how to pursue them.

CONTACT US today about your disability case. Hanley Disability has helped thousands of others and can make a difference for you when you need a financial break.

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