Social Security Disability

Those who become disabled and can’t work before retirement age may qualify for Social Security Disability monthly benefits. Benefits may continue until the employee resumes working again, or reaches full retirement age, at which time they will be converted to retirement benefits.

  • You must have worked in a job covered by Social Security.
  • You are unable to work for a year or more.
  • You have a medical condition that meets Social Security’s definition of disability.
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Mistakes Take Time You Don’t Have To Waste

It takes months to qualify for SSD or SSI. If your initial application is turned down, the whole process may take one to two years. Martin Law has an excellent success rate in appeals, especially at the administrative hearing level. Arrange a FREE consultation.

  • We Turn Complexity Into Clarity

    The claims process involves complicated paperwork and can be confusing. That’s why so many initial claims are denied. Martin Law knows the rules and regulations and has the experience to make the process go smoothly. We handle the paperwork and clearly and professionally present the facts of the claim and disability if it goes before a judge.

  • A Dedicated Team

    At Martin Law, we have a dedicated team that handles only Social Security Disability and Supplemental Security Income claims. It is a highly specialized practice area that requires deep knowledge and experience to navigate through the complex bureaucracy, and receive the full benefits our clients are entitled to.


Understanding Social Security Disability

Social Security Disability (SSD) provides monthly benefits to replace lost income when someone is unable to work for a long period of time due to injury or illness. It is a “safety net” created with money YOU paid into the system while you were working through payroll deductions. The amount of money you receive in benefits is based on your lifetime earnings before you became disabled.

Who is eligible?

Apply for SSD if: You expect to be out of work for at least 12 months AND you have a disabling condition that prevents you from working eight hours a day, five days a week.

The Social Security Administration uses five criteria to determine eligibility. You must prove that you are disabled; meaning that you are physically and/or mentally unable to work at your regular job, or any job. There are a wide range of listed physical and mental impairments accepted by the Social Security Administration, including migraines, back injuries, cancer, depression and dozens of other conditions. Our attorneys have experience with all types of claims.

You may be entitled to special benefits in
your Social Security Disability claim if:

  • You are over age 50.
  • You have dependent children under age 18.
  • You need an expedited hearing for dire financial or medical reasons.

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Martin Law assists Social Security Disability clients in
Pennsylvania, Delaware, New Jersey, New York and Maryland

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The workers' compensation attorneys at Martin Law have received numerous honors and awards—from other lawyers, neutral third-party publications and trusted consumer organizations. The achievement we are most proud of is simply being able to help the many decent, hardworking people who have suffered the misfortune of a work injury.