Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits are intended to assist people who are not able to work or support themselves due to a disability. This benefit program is run by the Social Security Administration (SSA), and in order to be entitled to SSD benefits, a person has to have worked for a sufficient number of years and paid sufficient Social Security taxes.
At The Klein Law Group, P.C., our attorneys provide assistance to those who are disabled and need help in applying for and receiving SSD benefits. We also represent individuals throughout New York who need to appeal denied SSD claims and need to attend a hearing with an administrative law judge to obtain the benefits they need. Our law firm serves SSD clients in many areas of New York, including: Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, the Bronx, Staten Island, New York County, Kings County, Queens County, Bronx County and Richmond County.
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The more that a person has worked, earned and paid into the system, the more compensation that person will be eligible to receive when disabled. There is an eligibility requirement that you will have to meet, showing a specific earnings record. These issues and calculations can be complex and often need a thorough attorney review prior to and during the application process. There are many common mistakes that can undermine your claim for benefits.
There are many other details of SSD benefits that you should know if you are trying to apply for these benefits or if you have already been denied and need to appeal your claim. Talking with an experienced attorney is in your best interests, and may even help you expedite your claim.