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Unable to work because of an illness? Understand your rights.

If a Pennsylvania individual finds that he or she is unable to work due to a cancer diagnosis or another disabling condition, it is important to understand how to receive needed benefits. When a person who is unable to work files a disability claim, he or she will be required to provide documentation to validate a claim. Documents should come from doctors and any health care providers that have provided medical treatment for the applicant. 

Qualifying disabling conditions can include both physical and mental impairments. When considering a disability claim, the Social Security Administration will consider evidence from licensed psychologists, licensed optometrists, podiatrists and speech-language pathologists as well as other licensed doctors. Evidence and documentation will be weighed in order to determine if a physical or mental condition precludes the individual from working. 

The Social Security Administration must consider all pertinent factors when evaluating an application for disability benefits. Many applications are initially denied, but that does not mean that an individual has no other options. With the right legal help, an ill person can fight for the financial support needed and deserved. 

If an individual is unable to work, it can lead to financial complications and other hardships. Every Pennsylvania worker who suffers from a debilitating physical or mental condition has the right to seek disability benefits. The application process can be complex, but a person can have a greater chance of a successful outcome by obtaining the assistance of a knowledgeable attorney. To better understand the evidential requirements for disability payments, it is best to seek a complete case evaluation. 

Source: socialsecurity.gov, "Part II", Accessed on July 1, 2015

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