When people get injured or have a severe medical or mental condition and they contemplate applying for social security disability, they generally think about reasons why they deserve such benefits. However, you may be better served thinking about why you might get declined in the interest of saving time and energy.
Disability Is Not Severe Enough
Even though you may be injured and unable to go back to work, the injury may not be long-term. You may, for example, have fractured a bone that will probably heal within the year. To qualify for SSDI benefits, the injury must be severe enough to last at least 12 months. If in fact, your bone injury lasts more than six months, then you might have a better chance. Social Security evaluates injuries on a case by case basis. Read more from this blog: http://bit.ly/2qyLvZY