If you have a condition or conditions that keeps you from working and is expected to last for 12 months or more, then you could be eligible for SSDI, SSI, DAC, or DWB benefits.
In general, you must not be engaging in substantial gainful activity, the condition or conditions must be severe, prevent you from performing your past work, and in certain circumstances also prevent you from performing other work.
A child under the age of 18 may also qualify for SSI benefits if he or she suffers from a condition or conditions that are equivalent to a condition that is disabling to adults.
The Social Security Disability process is governed by a set of rules and regulations just like the criminal code. You would want a criminal attorney familiar with criminal laws to represent you if you were charged with a crime; in the same respect, you need a Social Security attorney to represent you in your claim for disability benefits.
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Lorenzo & Lorenzo, P. A. will guide and counsel you in completing forms, meeting deadlines, and will prepare your claim in a manner that presents your case in the most favorable way to the Social Security Administration. George A. Lorenzo, Esq. has been representing individuals in claims for disability in front of the Social Security Administration since 2007.
As a member of NOSSCR (the National Organization of Social Security Claimants Representatives), he keeps abreast of changes in the laws that affect Social Security claimants and attends continuing education seminars.
The Social Security Disability process can take years. Let Lorenzo & Lorenzo, P. A. be your guide through this maze of governmental red tape. Lorenzo & Lorenzo handles cases from the initial application, reconsideration, hearing, Appeals Council, and federal court levels.
Don’t be fooled by other firms or advocates who either send non-attorneys to your hearings or who do not speak to you until the day of your hearing. George A. Lorenzo., Esq. is an attorney admitted to the Florida Bar, and he will personally handle your entire case with the help of his support staff.