You have just been injured as the result of an autoaccident, your doctors are telling you that you are dealing with over a year oftreatments and recovery. You may be wondering what choices you have availableto you so that you can maintain your lively-hood. You may wonder if Social Security Disability benefitsafter an auto accident is something that is available to you or if yourconditions are severe enough to qualify you for the benefits that social securitydisability offers. Lowman Law Firm wouldlike to help you figure this out and assist you in navigating through thecomplicated Social Security system.The Social Security Administration (SSA) providesbenefits to people with qualifying disabilities.
Many serious injuries thatpeople suffer in auto accidents can commonly qualify them for disabilitybenefits.To learn more about seeking SSD/SSDI benefits after sufferinglife changing limitations from an auto accident contact The Lowman Law Firm. Notonly can you can speak with a lawyer you can also come into one of our officesand meet them for your free consultation. Making sure you know all your optionsis important to us.Some people wonder how to recognize if they qualifyfor benefits. The simple answer is, it doesn’t matter how you were injured, youmay qualify for Social Security Disability benefits. If your injuries arerelated to an auto accident or a slip and fall accident – your life has stillbeen impacted by the negligence of another person.
Just remember, Social Security has guidelines we haveto look at before filing a claim, ask yourself if these questions:1. Doyou have a severe mental or physical impairment that has lasted or is expectedto last at least 12 months? 2. Doyou think you could be trained to do any other type of less demanding work?3. Haveyou had any substantial gainful activity (work) that pays more than $1180/amonth recently?4. Areyou no longer able to do the work that you have done in the past? Let’s talk about the common injuries we see at LowmanLaw Firm that often time qualify a person for Social Security Disabilitybenefits. Musculoskeletal System Disorders such as; damage to muscles, ligaments,bones and tendons. Other common injuries that create lifelong limitations are; SevereBurns, Spine Injuries, Broken bones/Fractures, Amputations of limbs and Jointinjuries.
Any injuries that affect yourmotor skill movements after a serious auto accident (or slip and fall) may meanthat you have a serious lifelong impairment. Commonly we see clients suffer from Neurological Disorderssuch as; Sensory impairment’s (vision andhearing), Traumatic Brain Injury (speechimpairments, cognitive functioning impairments), Vertigo and much more.The impairments we just listed are just a few of theinjuries that can qualify you for disability insurance benefits through theSocial Security Administration.
If you didnot see your injury or limitation listed, do not worry, if we can establishthat your injury is “medically equivalent”to what Social Security classifies as a “listedlimitation” we can still assist you in securing your benefits.