The first question you may be asking yourself is whether or not your disability qualifies you for benefits. The list of qualifying impairments is an extensive one as both physical and psychological disabilities are recognized.

If your injury, illness or condition makes it impossible for you to work there is a good chance that you will be eligible for Social Security Disability benefits. If you or a loved one suffers from an impairment that keeps you from earning a living, the dedicated NYC Social Security Disability attorneys at Kaplan Lawyers PC can help get you compensation for comprehensive medical treatment and ongoing care.

The following list includes many, but not all of the conditions that we specialize in:

  • Severe asthma or emphysema
  • Fibromyalgia
  • ADD / ADHD
  • Hip replacement
  • Chronic Pain Syndrome / Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Cancer
  • Cervical problems
  • Depression, anxiety
  • Tumors
  • Spinal injuries
  • Liver disease
  • Heart conditions and/or high blood pressure
  • Neck problems
  • Diabetes
  • Arthritis
  • Morbid obesity
  • Paralysis
  • Mental retardation
  • Epilepsy
  • Schizophrenia
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Muscular Dystrophy
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Autism
  • Asperger’s Syndrome
  • Autoimmune disease
  • Blood diseases
  • Back problems

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Remember, we represent people with all injuries, illnesses and medical conditions that prevent them from working, so if you’ve got an impairment of any kind, we can represent your claim. At Kaplan Lawyers PC, we understand how difficult it can be getting by when a disability prevents you from working. If you’re unsure about who qualifies for social security disability┬ábenefits, contact us. The consultation is free, and no fees are charged if we’re not able to secure you the benefits that you deserve.

Attorney Jared S. Kaplan

Attorney Jared S. Kaplan has focused his career on advancing his legal knowledge though the day to day practice of law. Jared is a partner in the law firm of Kaplan Lawyers PC in Syosset, New York and has been a practicing attorney for nearly 20 years. His career started in litigation, so Jared is aware of the pitfalls in litigation and uses that knowledge in the representation of his clients in complex matters. [ Attorney Bio ]