Under Social Security laws, special rules apply to disabled adults over the age of 50.
The Social Security Administration uses a series of grids and tables to determine your capacity, and assess your disability.
These unique laws make for complicated disability claims.
Filing for disability after 50
You need to provide a lot of information about your disability, medical care, and your employment history. The Social Security Administration will review your claim for SSDI benefits, determine if you qualify as disabled, and assess your benefits.
But Social Security Disability rules change with your age.
When you file for disability after 50, your age can be a factor in the benefits you are awarded. Special subcategories exist for disabled persons aged 55, 60 and 62.
If you are over 50 and dealing with a disability, you should know that the Social Security Administration recognizes the unique challenges you face.
Your injuries may be considered more severe. Your potential for recovery may be limited.
Questions Regarding Your Disability Claims?
Marcia Alvey, the 2013-2014 President of the Oregon Trial Lawyers Association, is well-known for her thorough knowledge of Social Security laws.
If you are disabled and over age 50, or if you have a disabled loved one you are trying to help, take advantage of Alvey Law Group’s free consultation.