If you suffer a workplace injury or severe medical condition, you need to understand your rights to pursue social security disability benefits. Far too often, people don’t pursue the benefits they deserve because they don’t feel they will qualify for them. However, some of the listed conditions are more common than you may think.
Musculoskeletal System Problems
Musculoskeletal system problems – such as severe injuries – can be detrimental to your ability to work. For instance, damage to your joints, bones, spine, or muscles can make everyday tasks painful and seemingly impossible. Musculoskeletal injuries and conditions are the leading contributors to rehabilitation needs.
Connective Tissue Problems
Over 200 connective tissue disorders are known, many of which are either inherited or caused by a person’s environment. Connective tissue disorders can linger, causing ongoing pain and trouble completing daily tasks. Here are some of the different types of connective tissue diseases:
- Rheumatoid arthritis
- Systemic lupus erythematosus
- Sharp syndrome
Immune System Disorders
Immune system disorders such as AIDS, severe combined immunodeficiency, and others can make individuals susceptible in the workplace. Autoimmune diseases can also impact the ability to work, making social security disability benefits imperative.
Some chronic conditions can make it challenging to breathe well. As such, respiratory illnesses often qualify individuals to receive benefits. These illnesses can include severe cases of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD.
If you need to seek social security benefits, be sure to speak with a qualified law firm about your options. At Wyskiel, Boc, Tillinghast & Bolduc, P.A., we work with people who suffer some of the most significant harm, providing them with the experience and knowledge to pursue benefits when they need it most.
Our Dover social security disability attorneys prioritize your needs and work as your trusted partners. You can rely on us to be your voice.