You may receive Social Security disability benefits if you cannot work because of a disabling condition. The Social Security Administration (SSA) administers two disability benefit programs for disabled individuals. However, the application process can be difficult and confusing. Many people are denied Social Security disability benefits the first time they file an application. Our Erie… Read more »
The Social Security office has medical standards that must be met in order to deem an impairment as disabling. These standards include both physical and psychological conditions that are medically verifiable. The condition(s) must be believed to prevent the worker for at least 12 months.