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Are you contemplating applying for social security disability? There is a myriad of conditions that could potentially qualify you for disability, including the following: back conditions, speech issues, vision or hearing loss, asthma, and more. At Gerling Law, we are here to help assist you with the process. After all, you have been through a lot, and this entire process should go as smoothly as possible. The last thing you need right now is another complication or challenge.

About Applying for Social Security Disability

According to the Social Security Administration, to receive disability benefits, an individual must meet the definition of disability under the Social Security Act.
It is imperative to note that applying for social security disability can seem like a job itself. The process can be tedious and challenging. However, completing each step correctly is necessary for anyone wanting to get their benefits approved. If any mistake is made, the benefits can (and most likely will) be denied, resulting in a lengthy appeal’s process. Further, having detailed, completed, and proper paperwork can and will only assist in the approval of your benefits.
Before you begin the process of applying for social security disability, you should educate yourself on it, becoming fully familiar with what to expect. Preparation is key! It is also important to be honest and thorough on your application. You can also save yourself a lot of time and energy by knowing what is considered a “disability.” For example, if the disability occurred from a drug or alcohol-related accident, then the claim will be denied.

Get Help Applying for Social Security Disability

Do you need help applying for social security disability? Remember, this process can be challenging, and it is vital to get it right the first time around. Therefore, consider speaking to the professional attorneys at Gerling Law. If you are in Evansville, Indianapolis, Louisville, or Owensboro, we can help you with your needs.

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Gayle Gerling Pettinga

Born and raised in Evansville, Gayle is a respected, experienced lawyer and a valued community leader. She graduated near the top of her class at Indiana University’s prestigious Maurer School of Law. She’s practiced law with one of the largest firms in Indianapolis as well as one of the largest pharmaceutical companies in the world. And that means she knows how big law firms and big companies think and how they operate – and she will put that knowledge to work for you.

Gayle has received numerous awards and honors including Martindale-Hubbell — Peer Review Rated: AV®, American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys 10 Best Attorneys in Indiana for Exceptional and Outstanding Client Service, and YWCA Evansville 100 Years, 100 Women Honoree, 2011.

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