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According to the Social Security Administration, 25% of today’s 20-year-olds will become disabled before age 67. That means one-fourth of Americans will at some point no longer have the ability to work prior to reaching retirement age. Fortunately, the U.S. Social Security program is designed to provide benefits to qualifying U.S. residents who can no longer work due to disability.
If you have become disabled and can no longer work, you may be eligible for Social Security disability benefits. The Pennsylvania Social Security disability lawyers at Rubin & Badame, Attorneys at Law, P.C. can help you find out if you meet the qualifications. If you are eligible, we can help you apply for benefits and make sure you are getting the most out of your benefits.
Call (610) 382-5200 today to discuss your situation with our qualified attorneys during a free consultation.
In order to qualify for Social Security benefits, you must meet several conditions, as set forth by the Social Security Administration (SSA).
To be eligible for SSD benefits, you must:
- Be under the current retirement age
- Have worked jobs long enough and recent enough that are covered by Social Security
- Have a qualifying disability, as defined by the SSA
- Have a disability that is expected to last at least a year or result in death
- Have the required work credits for your age
- Have paid FICA taxes for five of the last 10 years
It is important to know that Social Security benefits will not be awarded to persons who have a partial disability or short-term disability. If you do meet the above requirements, it is time to gather all the necessary documentation. At this point, it is helpful to consult an experienced lawyer who can guide you through the application process. Although denials can sometimes be appealed, it is best to be approved the first time around.
Our experienced Norristown social security disability attorneys are experienced in handling the below case types. If you have a case or want to learn more about your options read our pages below or give us a call today, our legal team is standing by to help you!
Since the approval rate of social security claims is only about 30% most people applying will have am SSD hearing. Our team can walk with you through every step of this process!
You have the right to an appeal if your social security claim is denied, but you must act quick! You typically have just 60 days to ask for an appeal. Learn more about how our experienced team can help you with your appeal today.
Learn about your eligibility to qualify for social security benefits and get all your questions answered by our qualified team of attorneys!
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At Rubin & Badame, Attorneys at Law, P.C., we’ve spent decades working with clients who need Social Security Disability benefits to cover their living expenses and other needs. Because of our strong track record in this area, we have now been officially approved by the Social Security Administration to conduct Disability Hearings from our office, at your convenience. By conducting your hearing in our office, we will be able to help you save time and money on transportation, as well as ensure your personal comfort throughout the hearing process.
Get the help you need from lawyers you can rely on. Our attorneys have earned the Lawyers of Distinction Award. We are experienced in helping individuals get the Social Security benefits that they need and deserve. Let us assist you today.
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