Social Security Disability
Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits are designed to help those who can no longer work because of a disability and who have a history of working and contributing to Social Security. The disability must last at least 12 months. SSDI — or SSD, as it is sometimes called — is a valuable program that can provide real financial support to those who may have no other means of supporting themselves.
The challenge of SSDI benefits is meeting the Social Security Administration's qualifying requirements. The SSA requires very specific medical information to support a valid claim. Many physicians do not understand how to present a diagnosis in such a way that the SSA will accept it. When you are applying for SSDI benefits, we help doctors understand how to take the diagnoses they have developed and use them to build successful claims for SSDI benefits.
We offer our superior representation to those who are facing:
- Mental disabilities — Mental disabilities can be as much of a challenge as the worst physical disabilities. Depression, anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and other mental disabilities can make it impossible for a person to function sufficiently to be able to hold a job. Problems following orders, working without supervision and working with the public or co-workers are among some of the common issues that prevent people with mental disabilities from being able to work.
- Physical disabilities — Injury and disease can leave people physically unable to work. Understanding how to present clear evidence of that disability in a way that the SSA will recognize is the key to securing SSDI benefits. We assist people with claims for fibromyalgia, orthopedic conditions and all other types of physical disabilities.
Let Us Help You Secure the Social Security Disability Benefits You Deserve
We know how much difference SSDI benefits can make in a person's life. That why we work hard to build the strongest cases we can so our clients receive the benefits they deserve. Attorney Robert A. Whitlow has more than 30 years of experience helping people secure the Social Security Disability all benefits they are entitled to receive. During those decades of service, he has helped thousands of people navigate the SSDI process. Robert is:
- A member of the National Organization of Social Security Claimants' Representatives
- Admitted to practice before the Social Security Administration's Office of Disability Adjudication and Review
- Admitted to practice before the federal courts of North Carolina and Georgia
- A published author and movie producer
To find out more about how we have helped our clients, review our client testimonials.
Contact the North Carolina SSD Lawyers at Sellers, Ayers, Dortch & Lyons.
We accept cases on a contingent fee basis. We collect attorney's fees only if we obtain benefits for you. To schedule a free initial consultation with one of our Charlotte Social Security Disability attorneys, call 704-594-4317 or contact us online.