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Social Security Disability and Supplemental Security Income

Injuries and serious medical conditions do not discriminate. They strike the old, the young, and everyone in between. Research shows that a 20-year-old worker has a three in ten chance of becoming disabled before they are old enough to retire.

When a serious injury or condition leaves you unable to engage in substantial gainful employment for at least 12 months, Social Security offers two types of benefits—

Depending on your age and if you have worked and paid Social Security taxes, you may be eligible for Social Security Disability benefits. However, Social Security Disability benefits and Supplemental Security Income are not easy to attain. In fact, the entire process is complicated, time-consuming, and structured to discourage claims. If you have a medical condition, or combination of conditions, which prevents you from working, you should discuss your case with an attorney experienced in cases involving Social Security benefits.

At Philadelphia’s Solnick & Levin LLC, our Pennsylvania personal injury attorneys regularly represent individuals in SSD and SSI cases. We understand the sensitive nature of these cases and the strain you and your family may be under, so we work hard to resolve your case efficiently and effectively by using Social Security laws and procedures to your advantage.

Check out the Social Security Disability and Supplemental Security Income Frequently Asked Questions page.

Put Solnick & Levin LLC on your side today

Time is of the essence in legal matters involving Social Security Disability. Hiring a skilled attorney as early as possible increases their ability to protect your rights and maximize the value of your case.  The experienced attorneys at Solnick & Levin LLC can help. Contact us today for a free initial consultation. We look forward to discussing your case.