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Chicago Social Security Disability Physical Conditions Attorney

Illinois Lawyer for Physical Conditions that Qualify for Social Security Disability Benefits

If you are unable to participate in substantial gainful activity (SGA) because of a physical impairment, you may qualify for Social Security Disability benefits. Though the application process is long and tedious and many claimants are denied benefits, the Social Security Administration (SSA) has a listing of physical conditions that are severe enough to make claimants automatically eligible for benefits. To qualify, you must have a medical condition that has prevented you (or is expected to prevent you) from working for at least 12 months. Proving a debilitating physical condition can be difficult, and your chances of approval are increased with the skilled guidance of a Social Security Disability attorney.

At Pearson Disability Law, LLC, our singular mission is to help clients in Chicagoland and throughout Illinois become approved for Social Security Disability benefits. Our managing attorney Jonathan L. Pearson practices disability law exclusively and has helped thousands of individuals gain approval for the benefits they need and deserve. He handles each case personally and on a contingency basis, so you only pay if he wins your case. Mr. Pearson assists clients with all aspects of Social Security Disability applications and appeals. If you have a qualifying physical condition, he works closely with you and your doctor to ensure that your physical condition is accurately reflected on your medical records and application.

Physical Conditions and Social Security Disability

The SSA divides qualifying medical conditions into 14 categories based on the major body systems in which your impairment falls. These are:

  • 1.00: Musculoskeletal System
  • 2.00: Special Senses and Speech
  • 3.00: Respiratory System
  • 4.00: Cardiovascular System
  • 5.00: Digestive System
  • 6.00: Genitourinary Impairments
  • 7.00: Hematological Disorders
  • 8.00: Skin Disorders
  • 9.00: Endocrine Disorders
  • 10.00: Impairments that affect Multiple Body Systems
  • 11.00: Neurological
  • 12.00: Mental Disorders
  • 13.00: Malignant Neoplastic Diseases
  • 14.00: Immune System Disorders

There are specific mental and physical conditions and criteria that must be met in each category to be eligible for Social Security Disability benefits.

Physical Impairments

Mental Impairments

To become approved for benefits due to a debilitating physical condition, you must show evidence of a total disability. To prove you have a total disability, it is important to present as much documentation as possible about your condition. This documentation may come in the form of medical tests, hospital visits, doctor notes and any other relevant information provided by qualified medical professionals.

At Pearson Disability Law, LLC, we understand the frustration many claimants go through in compiling the documentation they need to prove they have a qualifying mental or physical impairment. We believe the onerous requirements should not be a hindrance to receiving the benefits you are eligible for. If you need help with documenting your physical condition or any other part of the Social Security Disability application process, contact our office today at 312-999-0999 for a free consultation.

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