Disability Benefits for Cancer Victims
Helping with SSDI Claims Relating to Cancer
Cancer comes in many forms, all of which can be life-threatening and lead
to disabilities that cannot be overcome. The disease is life-altering
and physically devastating, frequently leading to an inability to function
at work. Chemotherapy and radiation treatments can be disabling. In addition,
medical bills can be an added burden to individuals already facing personal
and financial hardship.
If you have been diagnosed with cancer and are unable to work, you may
be entitled to Social Security Disability benefits. Cancer is one of the
common disorders for which many people claim and receive financial aid. The attorneys at
The Zendeh Del Law Firm, PLLC can help determine if you are eligible to
receive benefits and assist you in filing your claim. Our firm is dedicated
to reaching the best possible outcome for our clients, and we will work
hard to make it a reality.
Understanding SSDI & SSI
The Social Security Administration (SSA) processes cancer claims in basically
the same way it processes other disability claims. The exception is that
some cancer cases are expedited in the SSA system because of the condition
and prognosis of the applicant.
The SSA administers two federal programs that provide assistance to people
Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) pays benefits to individuals who have worked long enough and paid Social
Supplemental Security Income (SSI) pays benefits based on the needs of the individual.
For both programs, the SSA has a very specific definition for what constitutes
disability. Our firm's knowledgeable Social Security Disability lawyers
can greatly benefit your case based on many years of experience in successfully
resolving disability claims, including cancer.
Get Quality Help for Your Dallas Disability Claim!
The Social Security Administration considers several factors when determining
disability or level of impairment due to cancer. Location, formation and
development, involvement, and response to treatment are considered, as
well as post-treatment symptoms. Medical documentation must include a
diagnosis that can be verified and a statement of the origin of the cancer,
and whether it is primary, metastatic, or recurrent.
Contact our firm for assistance with your SSD claim. We can aggressively pursue the benefits
you are entitled to under these federal programs.