Basics of Social Security Disability. If you have worked hard all your life and find yourself in a situation where you have become hurt and disabled and are no longer able to work, you deserve help. Social Security disability benefits were designed to help people who are unable to work and earn wages because of an injury or illness. Unfortunately, these people are often denied the benefits they deserve. If you are in need of Social Security Disability but have been denied, it’s time to contact an attorney. When Should I File For Social Security Disability? Knowing when to file for Social Security Disability can be difficult. You actually have a couple of options. You can file before you quit your job; Your work hours must be limited. Your income must be under the SSA limit which is approximately $1000.00 or less per month. The SSA limit changes periodically. If your health prevents you from working even part time, then file for disability the day you stop working. How Do I Apply For Social Security Disability? You have options for applying. You can apply for Social Security Disability online, in person or by mail. Before you fill out your paperwork, you need to make sure that you qualify for benefits. To qualify, you must have an injury, illness or disability that is considered severe, has or will last for 12 months or more and prevents you from being able to work. A doctor can provide you with a health report or physical that offers proof that such an illness or disability exists. You may need to turn in this proof with your application. What Can I Do If My Application Is Denied? If you have applied for Social Security Disability benefits and have been denied, ,you need to contact an attorney in your state. You have a lot of options. if you are living in Ohio, call Jeff Buskirk, a qualified and experienced Disability. Your attorney will help fight for your rights and get you the benefits you deserve. You can file an appeal and go before a judge. The judge will carefully review your case. Don’t take no for an answer. Get help today.