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SEVEN MISTAKES YOU CAN AVOID WHEN INJURED ON THE JOB – PART 4

6. SOCIAL SECURITY DISABILITY – If you are out of work for over one year or anticipate being out of the labor force for over one year, consider filing for Social Security disability (SSDI).

With this benefit, you can obtain monies from the Social Security Administration even before your Social Security retirement entitlement age, based upon a disability that renders you so disabled that you are unable to engage in substantial gainful employment for over twelve (12) months.

The criteria for qualifying is varied and complex and will not be dealt with here. Suffice it to say that you should also consider getting an attorney to assist you with such a matter, especially if you have been denied this benefit by the Social Security Administration, after having filed for such.

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