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5 Points in Determining Disability for South Carolina Residents

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If you have Social Security disability benefits questions, they are best answered by a Charleston, South Carolina attorney who has experience with Social Security disability claims.

In order to qualify for disability benefits, you must be able to prove that you are totally disabled.
The entire process can be very complex, which is why you should have the help of an attorney who is well versed in disability claims.

There are 5 points the Social Security Administration (SSA) takes into consideration when determining disability for South Carolina residents which include: 

  • whether or not the claimant is engaged in Substantial Gainful Activity (SGA);
  • if the claimant suffers from severe impairments that restrict mental or physical abilities to work;
  • if the claimant's medical condition falls under one of SSA's listing of impairments;
  • if the claimant is able to engage in any previous work from the past 15 years; and
  • availability of any jobs in the regional or national economy that the claimant would be able to work in. 

While this is a general overview, there is much more that's involved in the process of applying for Social Security disability benefits.

If you have any Social Security disability benefits questions such as how the SSA determines total disability, then you should immediately speak with a Charleston, South Carolina attorney

Seeking the Help of a Charleston, South Carolina Attorney

The South Carolina Social Security disability attorney team at the Shelly Leeke Law Firm is available to help with the complicated and time-consuming tasks associated with filing a disability claim. Before you file a Social Security disability claim in South Carolina, contact a disability attorney for a consultation 1-888-690-0211.

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