SSID Claims, Disability Benefits, SSI Appeals
PA Social Security Disability claim denied? The attorneys at Handler, Henning & Rosenberg, LLP are here to help you. We have offices in Harrisburg, Lancaster, York, Hanover and Carlisle to serve you when your Social Security Disability claim has been denied throughout Pennsylvania.
Our attorneys specialize in PA Social Security Disability claims in Harrisburg, Lancaster, York, Hanover and Carlisle. If you have been hurt and can no longer work, the attorneys at Handler, Henning & Rosenberg, LLP are experienced lawyers practicing law for over 84 years in the Pennsylvania area and are here to help you with your PA Social Security Disability claim.
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Who Qualifies for Pennsylvania Social Security Disability?
Pennsylvania Social Security disability benefits are paid only to workers who have long-term impairments that preclude any gainful work, regardless of whether the disability arose on or off the job. By law, the benefits are paid only to workers who are unable to engage in any substantial gainful activity by reason of a medically determinable physical or mental impairment that is expected to last at least a year or result in death. The injury or condition has to be severe enough that the worker is not only unable to do his or her previous work but is also unable to do any other type of substantial gainful work. Social Security disability benefits begin after a 5-month waiting period.
The amount of benefits in Pennsylvania and Nationwide that Social Security paid in wage-replacement benefits to disabled workers and their dependents in 2008 was over $176 billion. Employer and employee each pay 5.3 percent of wages for Social Security’s Old-Age and Survivors Insurance and 0.9 percent for Disability Insurance. Thus, the total paid for Disability Insurance is 1.8 percent of taxable wages.
Pennsylvania Social Security Disability Statistics
As of December 2008, there are over 2.4 million beneficiaries in current-payment status in Pennsylvania. That number consists of:
- 1.6 Million Retired Workers
- 111,338 Spouses of Retirees
- 21,058 Children of Retirees
- 239,399 Widow(er)s
- 339,380 Disabled Workers
- 7,097 Spouses of Disabled Workers
- 80,170 Children of Disabled Workers
- 745,050 Men Aged 65 or Older
- 1,055,877 Women Aged 65 or Older
In 2008, 19.9% of Pennsylvania’s total population received Social Security benefits. Also in 2008, 94.3% of Pennsylvania’s population over 65 received benefits.
Dollar Amount of Social Security Benefits
Disabilities alone result in over $391 Million in benefits for the month of December, 2008.
We know how to handle your Social Security Disability claim.
In Pennsylvania, if you have worked and paid Social Security taxes for five out of the last 10 years, and are now totally disabled due to illness or injury, you may qualify for Social Security Disability (SSD) benefits.
Am I eligable for Social Security Benefits?
To be eligible for Social Security benefits in Pennsylvania your condition must be one that will last, or is expected to last, 12 months or longer or end in death. Second, you must able to prove to the Social Security Administration (SSA) that you cannot perform your former job or any other type of work now that you are disabled.
Contact the Law Offices of Handler Henning & Rosenberg, LLP for a FREE consultation at 1-800-461-4140 if you have any questions about your Pennsylvania Social Security Disability case.
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