Obtaining Social Security Benefits After A Cancer Diagnosis
Cancer and chemotherapy treatment can be so disabling that it prevents a person from working.
To be eligible for Social Security Disability benefits, you must be unable to work for a period of 12 months. Some cancer sufferers cannot meet this requirement. If caught early enough, some types of cancer can be dealt with through surgery, and the person can be back at work in a few weeks or months. Other cancers (such as pancreatic cancer) can develop so quickly that the sufferer may survive long enough to become eligible for benefits.
If you suffer from cancer and its symptoms or your treatment regimen has prevented you from working for more than 12 months, you may be eligible for Social Security Disability (SSD) benefits. You should discuss your case with an experienced attorney as soon as possible.
Experienced Cancer Disability Benefits Attorney
Robert A. Whitlow has more than 30 years of experience in the field of Social Security Disability law. Mr. Whitlow has helped thousands of people obtain SSD benefits, including many cancer sufferers. When representing you, Robert A. Whitlow will gather relevant medical information and document the disabling effect your cancer and medical treatment has had on your life.
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To learn more about SSD benefits for cancer sufferers, contact Ayers, Whitlow & Dressler in Charlotte, North Carolina. In a free consultation, we can review your situation and explain how we can help you.
Ayers, Whitlow & Dressler accepts SSD cases on a contingent fee basis. We only collect attorney fees if we obtain benefits for you.