Possible Disabling Conditions: SSDI/SSI

Feb 01 2018

The Social Security Administration has a list of impairments it uses to determine if applicants’ medical conditions qualify them for disability benefits. However, this list is not exhaustive. If you have a condition that prevents you from working, and you believe it is as severe as the impairments on the government’s list, contact our law firm for assistance.

At Alverson + O’Brien, we are familiar with the possible disabling conditions that could qualify you for SSDI or SSI benefits. We are dedicated to helping our clients obtain the benefits they need to support themselves and their family members when they cannot work due to a disability.

Does Your Condition Prevent You From Doing Any Type Of Work?

The primary decision-making factor for SSDI eligibility is that you are unable to sustain full time employment due to a medical condition. The functional limitations of your condition must be confirmed and documented by a physician.

Some common disabling conditions that may qualify an individual for SSDI/SSI benefits include:

  • Carpal tunnel in dominant hand
  • Traumatic brain injury (TBI) and other head injuries
  • Low back injury
  • Cervical injury/spinal cord injury
  • Paralysis, including paraplegia
  • Neck, knee and other joint injuries
  • Chronic fatigue syndrome
  • Mental disorders, including bipolar disorder
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome/Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Cancer
  • Diabetes
  • Respiratory diseases
  • Neurological disorders
  • Immune system disorders

Sometimes a combination of injuries or diseases can result in complete disability. To learn more about your options and to discuss your specific impairments with a knowledgeable attorney, contact our firm. We are focused on connecting the dots between your condition and your inability to work.

Contact Alverson + O’Brien in Denver, CO Today

It’s important to have legal representation to make sure you are doing everything possible to increase your chances of receiving benefits. To speak with our lawyers, call us in Denver at 303-993-8882 or send us an email to arrange a consultation.