If you suffer from a serious illness or medical condition, then you know the havoc it can wreak in your life. It might prevent you from carrying out daily activities, like going to the grocery store or picking up your children from school, and it could disallow you from obtaining and maintaining employment. This, in turn, can lead to financial challenges that can send ripples throughout you and your family's well-being.
At a time when you are struggling to cope with your disability, what it has taken from you, and how you can obtain the medical treatment you need to hopefully get back to your normal life, such financial difficulties can be overwhelming. However, you don't have to sit and accept this new financial reality. Instead, you may be able to find financial relief through the Social Security disability system.
In order to obtain SSD benefits, though, you will have to satisfactorily show that the meet the Social Security Administration's definition of "disabled." Though this definition is pretty standard generally speaking, how you prove it can vary depending on your disabling condition. You want to put forth your strongest claim from the get-go, so you will want to make sure that you are thoroughly prepared to meet the definition of disabled before proceeding.
How do you do this? Well, there are many steps to developing a SSD claim and appealing a claim denial, but many find the assistance of a qualified legal professional to be beneficial. At The Lawrence Law Firm, our attorneys have years of experience handling disability claims. We diligently assess each client's situation with an eye on how the law can be utilized to strengthen their arguments for benefits. Additionally, we help our clients gather the documentation and statements needed to bolster their claim. In the end, we know the difficulties disabled individuals face, and we work hard to ensure they have a fair chance at recovering the compensation they need to focus on what really matters: their health and their families.