Common Qualifying Disabilities for SSI and SSDI Benefits

If you are unable to continue working because of an illness or disability, you may be interested in applying for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) or Social Security Income (SSI). The process of applying for SSDI or SSI is often incredibly lengthy and complicated, but fortunately, experienced help is available.

If you have questions regarding your eligibility for SSDI or SSI benefits, contact the Indianapolis Social Security disability lawyers of the Hankey Law Office today at (800) 520-3633 and schedule an initial consultation. Because the application and appeals process is so lengthy, it is important to get started on your claim right away.

Conditions and Disabilities that May Qualify

There are many factors that determine whether or not a person qualifies for SSDI or SSI, such as the severity of the injury or disability in question, the expected time-frame for the disability, and the likelihood of recovery. The following list provides many, but not all, of the most common disabilities that may qualify an individual for SSDI or SSI benefits:

  • Back injuries
  • Herniated spinal discs
  • Cardiac injuries
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Hip injuries
  • Head injuries
  • Arm injuries
  • Leg injuries
  • Blindness
  • Cancer
  • HIV / AIDS
  • Diabetes
  • Paralysis
  • Schizophrenia
  • Arthritis
  • Depression

If you have an injury, psychological condition, or other disability that is not on this list and you want to know if you may qualify for benefits, contact our attorneys as soon as possible.

Contact Us

If you are in need of an Indianapolis Social Security disability lawyer, contact the Hankey Law Office today at (800) 520-3633.