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Physical Impairments In Columbus That Qualify For Social Security Disability

Your eligibility for SSDI benefits or SSI benefits depends in part on whether you have a qualifying medical impairment as defined by the Social Security Administration (SSA). At the Law Office of Mike Gertner in Columbus, we represent individuals throughout Central Ohio who need help appealing SSDI or SSI claims that were denied because they did not meet the SSA’s definition of a qualifying physical impairment. Lawyer Mike Gertner has represented individuals at each stage of the SSDI appeals process; he will meet with you face-to-face to see what steps can be taken to obtain the benefits you need.

“Attorney Gertner was conscientious in his efforts to explain various aspects of the Social Security Disability appeal process with particular respect to my situation. He listened to my concerns and answered all my questions about the appeal process. I believe he represented me very well.” —A Social Security Disability client

In general, it is not enough to simply list or describe your condition. Mike Gertner and his team can help you clarify how your condition affects your ability to work, describing in detail what symptoms prevent specific, work-related activities.

The following are some of physical disabilities that may qualify you for SSDI (and SSI):

  • Chronic heart disease
  • Congestive heart failure
  • Crohn’s disease
  • Cancer
  • Epilepsy
  • Severe migraines
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS)
  • Lupus
  • Hepatitis C
  • Paralysis
  • Neuromuscular disorders
  • Lou Gehrig’s disease

We understand that your condition can create serious worry about how you will pay for your treatment and sustain yourself and your family. We invite you to contact us at 614-463-9393 or 877-772-1011 toll free to schedule a free initial consultation.