Eligibility

Eligibility: Illinois SSI Disability Attorneys

Eligibility - Illinois SSI Disability AttorneysCarefully Addressing SSD and SSI Eligibility Concerns

Determining eligibility for Social Security Disability or Supplemental Security Income benefits is largely based on your level of disability and your ability to hold gainful employment. If you are unable to work due to disability or illness and you meet the SSD or SSI disability requirements, the assistance of an experienced lawyer may be vital in helping you obtain the benefits you need to provide a comfortable life for you and your family.

At the office of Neil H. Good, our attorney leverages nearly 25 years of experience to offer knowledgeable advice to clients in Chicago and surrounding suburbs, who have questions pertaining to SSD or SSI disability requirements. After carefully examining your specific condition or illness, and your work history, our firm will offer the advice you need to make educated decisions on whether to pursue an SSD or SSI claim.

Contact our office online or call toll-free at 866-352-5238 to schedule your free initial consultation today.

Experienced Advice on SSD and SSI Disability Requirements

Our firm offers personalized attention to each of your SSD or SSI disability requirement concerns, and provides knowledgeable advice on the various requirements, including:

  • Age requirements: Applicants must be between ages 18 and 62 to be eligible for financial assistance through the SSD or SSI programs.
  • Work history: To qualify for SSD, applicants must have worked and paid into the SSD system within the last five calendar years. To obtain SSI benefits, the applicant is not required to have paid into the Social Security program in the last five years.
  • Disability: Many diseases and health conditions, both physical and mental, may qualify for benefits.

Other factors, including past income and education level, may be used to determine the amount of assistance you receive. Our staff takes great care to offer the advice you need to understand the process, how to properly apply, and what you can expect to receive from the SSD program.

Contact our office to schedule your free case evaluation today.