If you’re unable to work because of your medical condition(s), it doesn’t guarantee you Social Security Disability benefits. The Social Security Administration (SSA) is a large government agency that uses a complicated system to determine who qualifies for disability benefits. You’ll only win benefits if you can prove that you meet the SSA’s strict definition of “disabled.”
Let the Tucson disability attorneys at Ober & Pekas help you determine if you do. Contact us today to discuss your disability case.
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There are two types of Social Security benefits: SSDI and SSI.
The Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) program pays benefits to you if you meet three criteria:
Supplement Security Income (SSI) pays benefits to you if you meet certain criteria:
Under the SSA’s rules, you’re only determined to be disabled if your physical or mental condition (or a combination of both) is expected to keep you from working for at least 12 months (or result in death).
If you’re unable to work, it’s very important you keep regular medical appointments and get enough medical evidence to prove your case to the SSA.
In most instances, the SSA considers you disabled if:
Contact the Tucson disability lawyers at Ober & Pekas for help with your Social Security Disability claim.
If you live in Tucson, Eloy, Arizona City, Casa Grande, Coolidge, Florence or Maricopa, you can get one of the most experienced SSD law firms in Arizona to fight for your benefits claim.
Our attorneys have more than 73 years of combined experience helping people like you win benefits. We’ve been a leader in Arizona since 1979.
When you live in the communities south of Phoenix and you need to appeal your case to an administrative law judge, the Social Security Administration (SSA) holds your hearing in Tucson.
We will go with you to your hearing.
We work in Tucson all the time and know the judges and medical professionals in the Tucson area.
In fact, our managing partner, Ed Ober, grew up in Tucson and earned both his bachelor’s degree and law degree in Tucson.
As you apply for benefits and begin your claim, we can guide you through the process by phone. We also invite you to visit our office in Phoenix.