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Claiming disability benefits for depression

Dealing with depression can be very difficult since the condition can be debilitating, leaving sufferers without the ability to actively seek support. This is why those suffering from depression often struggle to maintain employment or gain any form of meaningful income due to their condition.

Why are workers' compensation claims commonly denied?

Workers' compensation is theoretically available to the vast majority of workers in the United States when they become injured at work. However, due to errors in the application process or complex situations, many workers' compensation claims are denied.

How disability is defined in the benefits process

If you want to apply for disability benefits under the Social Security Administration (SSA), you will have two possible routes to do so. You will need to apply to either Social Security Disability (SSD) benefits or Social Security Disability Income (SSI). While the criteria differ for these two types of benefits when it comes to income and work history, the way disability is evaluated is the same.

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