Social Security Disability is a federal insurance program financed with payroll taxes. Its purpose is to provide income to people who are unable to work due to a disability.
You must be insured, that means that you must have worked and paid in the program (mandatory payroll taxes) for five of the last 10 years.
Also you must comply with the Social Security definition of disability.
While many people find it difficult to get the necessary disability benefits from Social Security, an Orlando Social Security Disability attorney at the Gonzalez Law Firm is an advocate who seeks to help people obtain Social Security Disability benefits.
The Social Security generally defines disability as the inability to work due to a verifiable physical and/or mental disability that is expected to result in death, persists in time, or lasts for at least 12 months.
Is the advice of a lawyer necessary in order to get my benefits from the Social Security for disability?
In our vast experience, most of the people are denied, at least twice, before an administrative law judge can know their case.
The appeals process can be a bit cumbersome and sometimes complicated. The appeal of these refusals without assistance can delay the proper development of the case. Also, it is common that mistakes are made during the appeal process, which makes that be rejected the case.