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Am I Eligible For Disability?

There are many factors that the Social Security Administration (SSA) uses to determine whether an applicant qualifies for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) or Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits. Your eligibility may depend on your age, work history, medical treatment, and the severity of your illness, injury or disability.

At Disability Consultants, Inc., attorney Gregory Peterson has more than 25 years of experience helping people pursue SSDI and SSI benefits. Our firm can help you determine whether you are eligible, take steps to prove your eligibility and work diligently to get you the benefits you deserve.

Am I Eligible For Disability?

You may be eligible for SSDI benefits if you are unable to work because of a disability. The SSA does not award benefits based on short-term illnesses or temporary injuries. To qualify as a disability, an impairment must have lasted or be expected to last at least 12 months.

The inability to work is also an important factor. If you are under the age of 50 and the SSA believes you can perform any work — even if it is not your former job — your application will likely be denied. To understand your claim and improve your chances of success, we urge you to contact us.

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To learn more about eligibility requirements in Iowa and Nebraska, we encourage you to fill out our contact form or call 515-612-7219 to speak with one of our professionals.