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Nebraska Social Security Disability Insurance

Illness or injury keeping you out of the workforce? You may qualify for aid such as Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI). But getting these benefits can be tricky. An SSDI attorney can help assess your eligibility, ensure all paperwork is thorough, and even guide you through an appeal, if needed.

Who Can Get SSDI in Nebraska?

SSDI is party of Social Security, which provides a "safety net" for workers. Social Security is funded through a payroll tax. Once you have worked long enough to pay a certain amount of this tax, you qualify to receive certain benefits. SSDI is one of them. You must also have a disability that:

  • Keeps you from doing your job
  • Keeps you from doing a different job
  • Is expected to last at least a year or result in death

Certain conditions are so severe that they automatically qualify. With others, you must prove need. Nebraska SSD attorneys can help make sure your case gets a fair review.

How Do I Apply?

SSDI is a federal program. But approvals are made at the state level. You apply through Social Security (SSA). But SSA forwards your file to your state’s Disability Determination Services (DDS). This state agency makes the ultimate decision.  Nebraska disability attorneys can make sure nothing is overlooked.

Locate a Local Nebraska Social Security Disability Attorney

If you are facing a disability, you have enough stress in your life. When it comes to your benefits, get help from an SSDI pro, who knows how the process works in your state. Call now to speak with a Nebraska disability lawyer at 877-913-7222.