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Do I Qualify for Social
Security Disability
in Metairie?

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    Do You Want to Know Whether You Could Get Disability Benefits?

    Social Security Disability benefits bring incredible relief when you can’t work because of serious health problems.

    Monthly checks. Access to Medicare or Medicaid health care coverage.

    It makes a major difference to get these benefits. You can rest easier knowing you have some stability back.

    Unfortunately, most people get denied.

    Qualifying for Social Security Disability seems simple: You can’t work; you get benefits.

    But the system makes it harder.

    Go easy on yourself: Get the Social Security Disability lawyers at Empower Disability to look at your situation and help you understand whether you qualify.

    We’re local Louisiana lawyers determined to give you the power to rebuild your life.

    You might see national disability firms telling you they can help. But be careful.

    They may make their website look like a government site, when it’s not one. They may try to rush you through the process. You may not even meet your representative until your hearing with a disability judge.

    That’s not our way. You deserve nothing less than licensed attorneys dedicated to hard-working people—people like you.

    With offices in Metairie, Empower Disability helps people in Kenner, New Orleans, Chalmette, Gretna, Marrero, Houma, the Northshore, Hammond, and across Louisiana.

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    How Do I Qualify for Social Security Disability in the New Orleans Area?

    These are the basic qualifications for Social Security Disability benefits:

    • You have health problems that limit your daily functioning.
    • You can’t continue in your past job because of your health.
    • You also can’t switch to a different, less strenuous job.
    • Your condition has lasted or is expected to last at least a year.
    • For Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI): You worked and paid enough into Social Security.
    • For Supplemental Security Income (SSI): You haven’t worked recently, and your income and other resources fall under certain levels.

    If you can’t work, you should get benefits, right?

    But you can’t just say it to Social Security. You have to prove it. You need medical records, work history details, statements from people who know you and more.

    It’s not all on you to do this. Empower Disability can help you get the right pieces of the puzzle together from the very beginning of your claim.

    You pay nothing for us to take an initial look at your case and let you know what to expect.

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    Does My Illness Meet the Social Security Disability Qualifications?

    Social Security has a long list of impairments that qualify for disability benefits. It has rules for the evidence you must submit for each one.

    But your diagnosis or medical condition doesn’t have to be on the list for you to get benefits.

    The most important thing is that your health problem or any combination of health problems limits your ability to function.

    We’ve seen people win disability benefits for all of these conditions and more:

    You can qualify for benefits with a chronic medical condition, health problems caused by an accident, lasting effects of a work injury, or anything that leaves you sidelined from work.

    No matter what kind of condition you have, the essential part of your disability claim is always the medical evidence you provide and how it shows that you can’t work.

    Empower Disability lawyers have decades of experience helping thousands of people in the New Orleans area and around Louisiana. Let us help you build the foundation for a new chapter in your life.

    You pay no attorney fee until you win benefits.

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    Empower Disability Helps from Beginning to End

    Are you just starting to look into disability benefits? Do you need to file an application? Have you already filed and been denied? No matter where you are, Empower Disability can help.

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    Get Answers to Your Disability Benefits Questions

    The Social Security Disability system can seem cold, complicated and uncaring. You’ll have a lot of questions but not always fast answers. At Empower Disability, taking care of you is our mission. We’ve prepared answers to some of the most frequent disability benefits questions.

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    What Are Empower Disability Clients Saying?

    “(Attorney) Ms. Ferraro went above and beyond to help me succeed in my case. She was professional, diligent, and truly helped bring peace of mind to myself and my family.

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