Social Security Lung Disease Disability Lawyer

SSD/SSDI Lawyers | Benefits for Lung Disease

If you are suffering from lung disease, and it is expected to prevent you from earning more than $1,000 dollars per month for at least one year, you may be eligible to receive Social Security Disability benefits.

Obtaining benefits is not easy, however, In fact, the majority of initial claims are denied, and claimants need to go through a lengthy and difficult Social Security process before obtaining benefits, if they obtain them at all.

At Midwest Disability, P.A., we have Social Security lung disease disability attorneys who focus on nothing but helping injured workers and workers who have suffered a serious illness obtain compensation to make it through their day-to-day lives. We can help you, as well. We have more than 50 years of experience with the Social Security Disability and Supplemental Security Income process.

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Qualifying for Benefits With Lung Disease

In most cases, it is not the name of the particular illness that matters as much as the functional limitations caused to the claimant as a result of the illness. This is true with lung disease as well. The main problem with lung diseases is that it hinders the victim's ability to breathe.

When considering your lung disease disability claim, the Social Security Administration (SSA) will be looking for the degree to which lung disease keeps you from being able to work. If your respiratory system is hindered to the degree that you cannot breathe well enough to work, you will be eligible. The difficult part of this is getting a doctor report that will have restrictions on your work in a way that is legally accurate for what the SSA is looking for.

Even with a favorable diagnosis from a doctor, if the language in the medical report lacks the technical terminology that the SSA is looking for, your initial application will be denied, forcing you to go through:

Although we can represent you at any stage in the SSD/SSI process, getting us involved in the earliest stages will greatly increase your chances of obtaining benefits sooner.

Experienced, successful lawyers who care — Midwest Disability works for you.

See the Social Security Disability Information Center and FAQ sections of this Web site for more information about obtaining Social Security benefits. Contact us online or call our offices directly at 888-351-0427 for a free initial consultation with one of our attorneys to learn more about how we can help you through the Social Security process.