A significant number of Americans suffer from various disabilities. For these individuals, merely living a normal day-to-day life can be challenging, let alone trying to hold a job. When a disability leaves an individual unable to work, it can be difficult, if not impossible, to make ends meet. This financial uncertainty can further cause stress and emotional harm. Therefore, in an effort to ease their financial strain, disabled individuals need to carefully consider the legal options available to them.
One of these options is to pursue a Social Security disability claim. These benefits, which are paid out on a monthly basis, can be awarded to individuals suffering from one of a number of injuries, illnesses or mental conditions, provided that they can prove that they meet certain federal requirements. The requirements for each qualifying condition is different, so it is critical that those considering seeking SSD benefits familiarize themselves with what must be shown to the Social Security Administration before they will be deemed disabled.
Unfortunately, many disabled individuals either fail to take their SSD claim seriously or properly ensure that their claim is as strong as possible. Far too often, this leads to claim denial. The good news is that a claim denial can be appealed, but even here, a claimant must be prepared to present compelling legal arguments as to why they should be granted SSD benefits.
The office of Jonathan H Poznansky Attorney at Law has years of experience handling initial SSD claims and appeals. Our legal team knows what the SSA is looking for when determining whether to award benefits, which means we know how to utilize available evidence to our disposal to provide our clients with the competent, aggressive representation they deserve. In the end, we want disabled individuals to obtain the financial security they need and deserve. To reach that goal, we do everything in our power to ensure that each and every case we handle is as thoroughly prepared as possible before moving forward.