Common Social Security Disability Injuries
Social Security disability
- You cannot do any substantial work because of your medical condition
- This condition or conditions has lasted, or is expected to last, at least 1 year, or to result in your death
The administration assesses the overall ability of the claimant to engage in employment. During this analysis of whether the claimant receives disability benefits, the administration uses a specific set of regulations and listings describing certain conditions or diseases.
- Musculoskeletal disorders
- Growth impairments
- Vision disorders
- Balance and hearing disorders
- Speech disorders
- Breathing disorders
- Heart and blood vessel diseases
- Digestive system diseases
- Kidney diseases
- Blood and lymphatic diseases
When applying for disability benefits, the applicable agencies may request applications for disability benefits. This application will require several forms and may entail a face-to-face interview.
Medical Evidence and Social Security Injuries
Agencies will ask for some or all of the following information:
- Your medical assistance number, if applicable
- The contact information for the doctor/HMO/therapist that treated the illnesses, injuries, or conditions, or the information for the individual you expect to treat you in the future
- A list of hospitals, clinics, or emergency rooms you visited
- A list of medications and medical tests you have had
If the evidence is not available or insufficient to make a determination, the agency may request a consultive examination.