Social Security Disability for New York Residents with Mental Illness
If you suffer from a severe mental disorder that is disabling, you may be able to receive Social Security disability benefits. A Brooklyn Social Security disability lawyer will take time to evaluate your case and determine if you are qualified.
Most individuals with a mental disorder can manage it with medication. They are also able to carry on with a normal daily lifestyle. However, in some circumstances a mental disorder can become debilitating. It can cause an individual to be unable to work and function on a daily basis. This is where Social Security disability benefits can help. An Overview of Mental Disorders under the Listing of Impairments
The listing of impairments includes a number of mental disorders that may qualify an individual for Social Security disability benefits. Determination of these benefits will be dependent on the degree of limitations, how it affects the ability to work and if the limitations have lasted or are expected to last for a year, continuously.
Most claims for Social Security disability benefits are initially denied, so it is best to have the help of a Brooklyn Social Security disability lawyer from the start, working on your side. They will help you with every aspect of your case from handling the paperwork to assembling important documentation. Mental Disorders that May Qualify for Social Security Disability Benefits Mental disorders that may qualify for Social Security disability benefits include:
organic mental disorders (behavioral or psychological abnormalities related to brain dysfunction);
schizophrenia, paranoia and other psychotic disorders;
substance addiction disorders; and
autistic disorders and other types of pervasive developmental disorders.
Individuals must meet certain criteria specific to each type of mental disorder in order to qualify for Social Security disability benefits. Help with Obtaining Social Security Disability Benefits
If you need help with filing or appealing a denied claim for Social Security disability benefits, you should consult with a Brooklyn Social Security disability lawyer. This specialized area of law requires an experienced and knowledgeable lawyer who will work with you every step of the way.
If you have been diagnosed with a mental disorder and would like to know your legal rights and if you are eligible for Social Security disability benefits, then don't hesitate to consult with a Brooklyn Social Security disability lawyer as soon as possible. Contacting a Brooklyn Social Security Disability Lawyer
Decker Decker Dito & Internicola, LLP the New York Social Security Disability Law Firm. If you have suffered an injury or illness and unable to work, contact Social Security Disability LawyerFrank J. Dito, Jr., Esq. at 800. 976. 4904. Mr. Dito is an experienced trial and disability lawyer who represents disabled and injured individuals and their families in getting the benefits that they deserve. Frank is the author of "A Lawyers Guide to Car Insurance", the publisher of the "New York Injury Law Blog" and he is a frequent speaker regarding the recovery of benefits and the preservation of rights resulting from accidents and work place injuries. If you or a family member has a question about disability benefits contact disability lawyer Frank J. Dito, Jr. to discuss your legal rights and how he can assist you in obtaining the benefits you deserve.
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