Below is the actual text of the definition of disability as found in Title 20 of the Code of Federal Regulations. Proving this seemingly short definition of disability is difficult and riddled with hurdles. Finding a lawyer early in your claim can save you time and effort. Your benefits are too important not take advantage of the ability to have the assistance of an experienced attorney. Call us for a free consultation.
The summarized process below consists of five questions, which will be evaluated by a Judge. Although they are five seemingly easy questions, each one has difficult nuances, which are impossible to see coming.
1) Are you Working?
2) Is your condition severe?
3) Is your condition found in the list of disabling conditions?
4) Can you do the work you previously did?
5) Can you do any other type of work?
§ 404.1505 Basic definition of disability.