Common SSD Qualifying Medical Conditions

As strange as it might seem, not every physical injury or ailment is going to qualify you for Social Security Disability (SSD) benefits, or sometimes called Social Security Disability insurance (SSDI). Those in charge of granting you SSD have some discretion over your case, able to give or deny benefits depending on the circumstances of your injury. Although there is no “set in stone” list of medical conditions that are guaranteed to qualify you for SSDI, there is a catalogue known as the Blue Book that tracks the most commonly approved afflictions.

Some of the conditions listed in the Blue Book include:

  • Amputation
  • Blindness
  • Cancer
  • Diabetes
  • Inflammatory arthritis
  • Liver disease
  • Major bone fractures
  • Muscular dystrophy
  • Ruptured discs
  • Traumatic brain injury

The Catch with Conditions

As previously stated, the aforementioned conditions are common in SSD cases but nothing about them guarantees benefits or insurance. Sometimes success can only come with the help of an experienced SSD attorney. In other instances, people have suffered an accident and not realized that any damage was done immediately. This means that they continue to work despite the apparent danger, and they do not seek proper care or compensation.

If you have been in any sort of accident or have any sort of chronic illness and are not sure if you should request SSD, please do not hesitate to contact our Las Vegas Social Security Disability lawyers at Disability Action Advocates today. If you have yet to see a doctor about your condition, don’t worry! We can start on your claim anyway and even help direct you towards what sort of physician you should be seeing. For more than 20 years, we have been supporting those who need help supporting themselves. Call (888) 421-8705to learn what we can do for you.


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