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Antelope Valley Social Security Disability Attorney Reviews the Evidence That Proves You Are Disabled

Posted on :May 5, 2015Byjpadmin

social security cards Antelope Valley Social Security Disability AttorneyIf you are unable to work due to a condition, you may qualify for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits. As with any claim for benefits, you must prove that you meet the requirements to qualify for SSDI benefits.

Qualifications

There are several requirements that must be fulfilled to qualify for SSDI, such as age, citizenship, employment, and residency. An Antelope Valley Social Security disability attorney frequently sees that people are denied SSDI benefits for insufficient proof of the most important requirement: disability, or medically determinable impairment, that has or is expected to last for a continuous period of 12 months.

Evidence

In order to prove you are disabled, the evidence must show your diagnosis, prognosis, treatment, limitations and restrictions.  There are four primary types of evidence, detailed in the video, that an experienced Antelope Valley Social Security disability attorney finds the Social Security Administration (SSA) relies on:

  1. Medical records – your medical records will include your information regarding you diagnosis, treatment history, and any objective evidence that supports your diagnosis, such as x-rays, CT scans, MRIs, or laboratory test results.  The records will also include notes regarding your symptoms, limitations and restrictions.
  2. Doctor’s opinions – your treating physician’s narrative should include opinions regarding your diagnosis, support of your diagnosis, treatment, prognosis, and your limitations and restrictions.
  3. Your statements – your statements regarding your symptoms and how it affects, limits and restricts your daily and work activities should be consistent now matter who you make the statement to.
  4. Statements from people who know you – family, friends, co-workers, and supervisors may be familiar with how your symptoms from your disability negatively affects your daily and/or work life.

Contact an Antelope Valley Social Security Disability Attorney

Claiming SSDI benefits is a complex and grueling process. If you are disabled and wish to file for SSDI benefits, you should consult a knowledgeable Antelope Valley Social Security disability attorney with Lowenstein Disability Lawyers, A Law Corporation at (800) 954-7752 to improve your chances of obtaining Social Security disability benefits.

 

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