PTSD And Social Security Disability
For those who have been through harrowing experiences, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) can be an unfortunate consequence. From childhood abuse to military service, there are many types of situations that can cause a person to suffer PTSD. Symptoms of PTSD can vary greatly, but some common ways people with PTSD are affected include:
- Fear of certain places
- Fear of being out of control
- Fear of leaving the house
- Fear that others are about to harm you
For those suffering PTSD, being able to hold a job may be too much of a challenge. If that is the case and your PTSD prevents you from being able to work, Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits can provide a degree of financial support that can create some relief for you and your loved ones.
A Valid Claim Often Requires More Than Just A Legitimate Diagnosis
The challenge to securing SSDI benefits for PTSD is presenting a strong claim to the Social Security Administration (SSA). The SSA is very particular about what constitutes a valid claim. Simply having a legitimate diagnosis does not ensure that the SSA will find your claim valid. The supporting information must be presented in a particular fashion that the SSA recognizes. Not all physicians understand how to most effectively present the supporting evidence for their diagnoses. We can help them present all relevant medical records in a manner the SSA will accept.
Let Us Help You Secure The Social Security Disability Benefits You Deserve
At Ayers, Whitlow & Dressler, we offer our clients the experienced guidance that can help them effectively navigate the channels of the SSDI benefits application process. Our extensive experience helps produce real results for our clients. Attorney Robert A. Whitlow has helped thousands of people secure the SSDI benefits they are entitled to under the law. With more than 35 years of experience, he knows what is necessary to craft a successful claim.
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Contact The Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Lawyers Of Ayers, Whitlow & Dressler
If you are unable to work because of PTSD, trust your case to an attorney with a record of success. The Social Security Disability attorneys of Ayers, Whitlow & Dressler can help you effectively pursue the compensation you need. To schedule a free initial consultation with one of our Charlotte PTSD attorneys, call 704-594-4317 or contact us online.
We accept cases on a contingent fee basis. We only collect attorney fees if we obtain benefits for you.