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Who Qualifies For Social Security Disability in New York

Published on September 14th, 2016

Living with an impairment that restricts you from performing your day to day activities can be stressful. You may not be able to participate in hobbies you enjoy, perform everyday tasks, or work due to your impairment. Here at the Law Office of Daniel Berger, we understand  your impairments and the pain and stress they can cause you. Our mission is to help those who qualify for Social Security Disability in New York, get the benefits they deserve.

What Can Social Security Disability In New York Do For Me?
The Social Security and Supplemental Security Income disability programs provide assistance to people with disabilities and are two of the largest Federal programs. These two programs differ in many ways, however, both are administered by the Social Security Administration. Only individuals who have a disability and meet medical criteria may qualify for benefits. Social Security Disability Insurance pays benefits to those who are “insured” and certain members of their family. Being insured means that you worked and paid Social Security taxes. Supplemental Security Income pays benefits on financial need.

How Do You Qualify For Social Security Disability in New York?
Understanding the qualifications to be approved for  Social Security disability benefits is step one. To qualify for Social Security disability in New York you must have worked in jobs that were covered by Social Security. Additionally, your doctor can not simply say that you a disabled and grant you disability benefits. It is required that your medical condition meets the definition of disability according to the Social Security Administration. You can view a full listing of impairments that meet the definition of disability according to the SSA here.

How Can The Law Office Of Daniel Berger Help Me?
Here at the Law Office of Daniel Berger, we have represented individuals in Social Security disability New York cases since 1996. Our experts will walk you through the entire process so you never take one step alone. We strive to protect your rights to ensure you get the compensation which you are entitled to. We will help with all aspects of your claim, gather necessary medical records, reports, and interrogatories for the best results. We can answer any question you may have along the way. Learn more about how we can serve you here!


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