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Social Security Disability Attorneys

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Have you recently been diagnosed with a disabling condition that makes it impossible for you to perform your work-related duties? If your answer is yes, do not hesitate to contact Dolan Ray Law, LLC to discuss applying for Social Security Disability benefits.

Our Reading & Pottstown Social Security Disability lawyers believe that disabled workers should apply for SSD benefits as soon as they are diagnosed with a serious medical condition. This way, the individual and their family will have access to the critical benefits they need to cover their monthly expenses.

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We gladly offer free case evaluations to anyone seeking more information about applying for SSD benefits. In this initial consultation, we can answer all of your questions, explain your legal options, and give you a clear understanding as to where your case stands.

Basic Information on Social Security Disability Benefits

Social Security pays benefits to people who cannot work because they are suffering from a medical condition that is expected to last for at least one year, or result in death. While there are other programs such as workers' compensation that give money to people with a short-term disability, Social Security does not do this.

In order for Social Security Administration to approve your benefits, you must have a medical condition that significantly limits your ability to do basic activities such as walk, sit, and remember for at least one year.

The SSA has a List of Impairments that describes a list of medical conditions that are so severe, that if you are diagnosed with any of these conditions, it means that you are automatically considered disabled under the law.

Some of the conditions on the List of Impairments include:

  • Amputation
  • Chronic heart failure
  • Heart transplant
  • Sickle cell disease
  • Lymphoma
  • Leukemia
  • Hearing loss
  • Liver transplant
  • Epilepsy
  • Parkinson's disease
  • Multiple sclerosis (MS)
  • Asthma
  • Back, spine and neck problems

Benefits for Family Members

If the SSA decides that you are disabled, certain members of your family may also qualify for benefits. These include your spouse if he or she is at least 62; your spouse if they are caring for a child that is under 16 or disabled; a child under the age of 18, or under 19 but attending secondary school full time, or; an unmarried disabled child who is 18 or older, but became disabled before the age of 22.

Contact Dolan Ray Law, LLC today!

It is common knowledge that applying for SSD benefits is complicated and a large percentage of applications are denied because applicants do not supply the necessary paperwork or follow the proper protocol. With the average application taking 3 to 5 months, you cannot afford to make mistakes.

Contact Dolan Ray Law, LLC for the help you need. As a top-rated law firm, we are 100% focused on client satisfaction. With over 50 years of combined experience handling SSD cases, we can take the mystery out of the filing process and streamline everything for you one step at a time.

Contact us today to schedule your free initial case evaluation!

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