Social Security Disability Benefits
What benefits am I entitled to receive?
As a worker who has become disabled due to illness or injury, a portion of your lost wages should be covered through Social Security disability. As long as you are unable to return to work in any capacity and are eligible for SSD as a taxpayer, you should not be denied compensation. Social Security disability benefits are based on the amount of your average lifetime earnings, which makes it impossible to know exactly how much you will receive unless you file a claim.
You may also be eligible to receive Supplemental Security Income (SSI) if you have very limited to no income and are disabled, blind, or age 65 or older. Children under the age of 18 may qualify for SSI, as well, as long as they are disabled. Both SSI and SSD benefits are extremely useful and should not be overlooked by anyone who is unable to work due to a disability. Filing a claim could provide the income and coverage you need to avoid serious financial stress and could compensate you for part of your damages. Consult with a lawyer right away if you have SSD questions and are in need of quality legal counsel.
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A Reno Social Security disability attorney from Shook & Stone could answer your questions and fight for the benefits you deserve. The Social Security Administration (SSA) has been known to deny valid claims in the past, but with our help, you could avoid a denial or appeal your claim. Our attorneys have more than eight decades of aggregate experience and will work directly with you throughout each step of the process. Call now for a free case evaluation and learn more about what our firm has to offer.