Category: Work-related car and truck accidents

6 FAQ About Social Security Disability

Construction site accidents, medical malpractice, and slip and fall accidents at work in your many people every year and Social Security disability is one way of getting help if you have been injured in this way. It can be difficult to understand all the nuances of Social Security disability, so here are some frequently asked questions to help you learn more.

What Is a Disability

A disability, according to the Social Security administration, keeps you from being able to do enough work to survive. The impairment can be medical, psychological, or psychiatric. To qualify as impaired, you can’t have been doing any substantial work for the last year and experts must be able to verify that it is unlikely you will be able to do any substantial work for the coming year. So, for example, a severe back injury could easily keep you from being able to work for a year. A sprained ankle would not.

What is “Substantial Work?”

Every year the Social Security administration identifies t

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