Far too often I hear people in Springfield Missouri say something along the lines of “I’m disabled because I cant find a job” or “the only job I can find doesn’t pay me what my old job did” Unfortunately these are not the standard the Social Security Administration uses. To qualify for Social Security disability in Southwest Missouri you have to show that you cannot do any kind of full-time work. If you can still do some kind of full time work you are probably not disabled. This is true even if the job you could do pays considerably less than your old job. It does get a lot easier when you reach 50.
Social Security uses the following
CFR § 404.1566. Work which exists in the national economy.
Inability to obtain work. We will determine that you are not disabled if your residual functional capacity and vocational abilities make it possible for you to do work which exists in the national economy, but you remain unemployed because of—
(1) Your inability to get work;
(2) Lack of work in your local area;
(3) The hiring practices of employers;
(4) Technological changes in the industry in which you have worked;
(5) Cyclical economic conditions;
(6) No job openings for you;
(7) You would not actually be hired to do work you could otherwise do; or (8) You do not wish to do a particular type of work.
The Krebs Law Firm LLC offers a free case evaluation if you have questions about your Social Security disability claim. Many people may be worried that they do not have the money to pay for a disability attorney, but we only handle Social Security cases on a contingent fee basis. In other words, there is no fee unless we are successful in getting you the benefits that you deserve. If you would like to speak to Jason Krebs and his staff simply call (417) 883-5886 for your free case evaluation or to discuss your appeal today! Do not delay as you only have 60 days to file your appeal or ask for a reconsideration if you live in Kansas, Arkansas or Oklahoma.