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Most Common Social Security Disability Claims

With over 60 million people receiving Social Security benefits — a number that is only expected to grow exponentially as the years go by — it is becoming one of the most important programs for retirees. Many residents of San Antonio depend on Social Security for at least some part of their retirement income, but some also come to depend on it when they become impaired or can no longer work.

The Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) programs are extensions of the government benefits that provide aid to those who need it before reaching retirement age. Because of the high potential for abuse and misuse, the programs have rigorous eligibility requirements. Applicants must demonstrate beyond a shadow of a doubt that they are unable to make a normal living through their disability, and applications have a rejection rate at over 60%.

What Qualifies for Social Security Disability Claims?

According to the Social Security Administration, close to 11 million Social Security beneficiaries are disabled. Among these recipients, what are the most common Social Security disability claims? There are more than a dozen types of qualifying conditions for benefits, but the most common Social Security disability claims are:

  • Muscle, back, and joint disorders
  • Neurological disorders, including spinal conditions
  • Cardiovascular and circulatory disorders
  • Cancers
  • Accident-related injuries

For over 80 years, workers in San Antonio and across the country have paid into the Social Security system on the promise they would receive benefits upon retirement or disability. In fact, 61% of retired workers now rely on their benefits for at least half of their monthly income. Still, understanding how Social Security works and filing a disability claim is a complicated process overwhelming to many. Because of this, many people in the city get help from San Antonio Social Security disability lawyers.

At Carabin & Shaw, our attorneys believe everyone should not only receive Social Security benefits to which they’re entitled but that the process should work for them, not against them. With a large portion of the population of San Antonio retired and disabled, we understand how many people rely on Social Security to keep them financially afloat. That’s why we want to leverage our experience and resources to help.

Did you realize that there are certain medical conditions that quality for automatic disability? In contrast, there are other conditions that require the presentation of evidence. There are also situations where claims for disability are denied and an appeal must be pursued. All of the options and possible scenarios aren’t easy to navigate on your own. Fortunately, we have experienced and skilled attorneys who help clients navigate the Social Security maze every day.

Let Carabin Shaw of San Antonio Assist With Your Claim

When you call the law offices of Carabin & Shaw and schedule a meeting with one of our lawyers, you can be confident your case will receive the attention it deserves. All of our attorneys are available for an initial consultation free of charge to discuss the details of your case. We’re committed to diligently working to protect your rights and relieve you of the stress of dealing with a large government agency.

When you decide to let one of our attorneys represent you, we commit all of our resources to ensure your case is settled promptly and fairly. We never charge any fees to our clients until we’re successful in securing their benefits, and of course, we’re always available to answer any questions you may have.

If you’re in San Antonio and are disabled by one of the most common Social Security disability claims or experiencing issues with filing your application, call the law offices of Carabin Shaw and speak with one of our San Antonio Social Security disability claims attorneys today. Contact our San Antonio office at 210.222.2288 or call our toll-free number at 1.800.862.1260.

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