What Is Social Security’s Definition of “Disabled” For Someone Over 18?

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Michigan Social Security Disability FAQs – “Disabled”

What Is Social Security’s Definition of “Disabled” for a person 18 years or older?

The SSA defines disability as an individual who is unable to engage in substantial gainful activity (SGA) due to a medically determinable impairment (physical or mental) which is expected to last 12 months or longer or result in death. Applying for Social Security Disability benefits is not easy. The federal government asks for specific medical documentation and most applicants are initially denied. However, we will help you apply, and if denied, we will represent you in your appeal. We take our job of representing you very seriously. We will keep you informed every step of the way. From the initial application until the final resolution, you will have easy access to your attorney. Contact us today at 1-800-LEE-FREE (1-800-533-3733) today for a free consultation and to get your application or appeal started.