If you’re struggling with an autoimmune disease, you know how rapidly your life can change.
Autoimmune diseases, generally, are illnesses that incorrectly tell your body that healthy tissue is malignant. Your body then destroys perfectly healthy cells. It’s a vicious cycle.
It can leave you exhausted and debilitated. It’s gotten bad enough to where you can’t work.
Social Security Disability benefits are meant for people in your situation. The monthly checks can be a financial lifesaver when your health forces you out of a job.
Sadly, it can be difficult to win these benefits.
Disability attorney Baynetta Jordan can help you figure out if you qualify for benefits and, if so, guide you through what can be a confusing system in order to win the benefits you deserve.
If you’re in Midland, Lubbock or anywhere in West Texas, get in touch today to get your case started.
The term “autoimmune disease” is a general umbrella that contains dozens of ailments. Social Security recognizes the following, among others, as disabling:
If your disease isn’t on that list, you could still qualify. You’ll have to meet Social Security’s baseline standard for benefits:
It can all feel overwhelming, right? It’s understandable.
It’s why Baynetta Jordan and her staff have made it their mission to help West Texans when they need disability benefits.
We can go over your case with you and help you determine if you could be eligible for free.
A denial can feel like the end.
After all that, all you’ve been through, Social Security has cast you aside, telling you that the health issues you’re dealing with aren’t severe enough to warrant help.
It can feel cruel.
But know this: A denial doesn’t mean you give up now.
Social Security features a multi-step appeals process with chances to win your benefits at each juncture. Remember, most applications are denied on the first try.
Baynetta Jordan can help you navigate the appeals system and even represent you at a hearing with an administrative law judge. It’s your only chance to plead your case in person. You should have someone like Baynetta on your side.
Need more proof? A government study found that you’re three times as likely to win benefits at an appeal hearing if you hire representation.
So don’t take a chance when it comes to your future.