Impairments That May Qualify You for Social Security Disability Payments

Many people start their careers with the idea that they will remain in that same industry until they retire, but some people find that they have medical conditions that prevent them from working. Though you might assume that Social Security pays out for those born with certain disabilities, it also covers medical conditions that occur later in life. You’ll need to meet some requirements and file for your payments, which usually requires finding a lawyer to file for you. It’s helpful to look at some of the conditions that may help you get payments from the government.

Mental Disorders

It wasn’t that long ago that the government denied Social Security to those suffering from mental disorders, but the law now allows those suffering from some conditions to see disability coverage. Depression is one of the more common disorders covered, but the government will also cover schizophrenia, anxiety disorders and other …