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Social Security Disability

Charlotte Social Security Disability Lawyers

Understanding Your Right to Social Security Disability Benefits

If you become permanently disabled as a result of a car collision, work injury, or other mishap, you may qualify for Social Security disability benefits. Sometimes an injury claim will lead to a disability claim. In other instances, an unfortunate health development unrelated to an injury claim could lead to disability.

However you become disabled, our Charlotte Social Security disability attorneys can help you work to get your Social Security disability benefits approved. We proudly serve clients throughout North and South Carolina.

Contact our experienced attorneys and learn how Charles G. Monnett III & Associates can help; call (704) 859-2003 for a free consultation.

Qualifying For Social Security Disability Benefits

In order to qualify for Social Security disability benefits, you must meet the following criteria:

  • You must have a disability that lasts for at least one year or will result in death
  • Your disability prevents you from doing previous work
  • Your disability prevents you from adjusting to a different kind of work
  • You must have worked for a sufficient amount of time, based on your age, to qualify according to the Social Security Administration's guidelines

Applying For SSD Benefits

The most difficult part of qualifying for Social Security disability benefits is proving that your disability prevents you from doing any previous or new work.

The Social Security Administration (SSA) provides a disability benefits brochure that will give you a basic overview of the application and qualification process. If you have already started the application process, do not be discouraged if you are initially denied.

Appealing Denied Social Security Disability Applications

Social Security disability applications are often denied and must go through an appeals process. Avoid the frustration and stress of a denied SSD application by contacting an experienced Social Security disability attorney in Charlotte who can help.

Speak to an Experienced Lawyer

At Charles G. Monnett III & Associates, our team is experienced in handling injury and disability claims. Our Social Security Disability Insurance lawyers can help with the application process and work to prove that you are, in fact, disabled—even if your application was initially denied.

To evaluate whether you may be entitled to Social Security disability benefits, contact us online or by phone at (704) 859-2003.

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Proven Record of Success

  • $13 Million Medical Negligence Verdict

    An infant suffered an undiagnosed case of bacterial meningitis that caused severe neurological damage.

  • $10 Million Car Accident Verdict

    Verdict for a child who sustained a severe traumatic brain injury in an automobile accident.

  • $9.075 Million Car Accident Verdict

    Confidential settlement for a family struck by an underage impaired driver.

  • $8 Million Confidential Settlement

    Confidential settlement for an infant with bilateral leg amputations following improper placement of the femoral line.

  • $4.75 Million Defective Automobile

    Settlement for a woman severely injured as a result of a defective automobile.

  • $3.375 Million Failure to Diagnose

    Confidential settlement on behalf of a child with severe visual impairments resulting from the failure to properly diagnose retinopathy of prematurity in a newborn child.

  • $3 Million Cerebral Palsy

    Confidential settlement for a child with cerebral palsy as a result of birth-related brain injury.

  • $3 Million Negligent Administration of Nerve Block

    Confidential settlement for a woman with hypoxic-ischemic brain injury as a result of negligent administration of nerve block for headache.

  • $2.5 Million Traumatic Brain Injury

    Recovery for a woman who sustained a traumatic brain injury after her vehicle was struck by a commercial truck while stopped for traffic in a construction zone.

  • $2.5 Million Traumatic Brain Injury

    Workers’ compensation settlement for a man who sustained a traumatic brain injury while employed by a logging company.

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