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Social Security disability: Providing information re work history

On Behalf of | Oct 11, 2017 | Firm News, Social Security Disability

For individuals in Colorado and elsewhere with disabilities, maintaining employment can be challenging at best. Those who suffer from debilitating medical conditions could be eligible for aid through Social Security Disability Insurance, but applying for benefits can be a stressful and intimidating process. When seeking relief through similar outlets, gaining an understanding of what to expect, as well as what types of information may be required, could prove invaluable.

When entering a similar process, one may feel the most important step is to provide a full and accurate account of all medical treatment associated with his or her condition. While this information could be essential to determining the severity of the disability, it may only be part of what is necessary to the process. Another area that is taken into account in the determination of benefits pertains to a person’s work history.

Those who wish to apply for benefits may be required to provide information concerning previous employment, such as job-related responsibilities and hours worked. Other requirements may include any skills and abilities acquired through employment, as well as the amount of supervision needed at any given moment. Such information may be used to determine if a person is able to maintain a similar form of employment, or perhaps another job with less demanding responsibilities.

With the sheer amount of information required in applying for Social Security Disability Insurance, one may begin to feel somewhat overwhelmed. When facing a similar process, a person could speak with an experienced attorney for some much-needed guidance. An attorney can evaluate the situation and assist a client in Colorado in pursuing the benefits he or she deserves through the necessary outlets.

Source: mcphersonsentinel.com, “What you should know about disability”, Eric Moore, Oct. 4, 2017

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