Past Relevant Work

April 2nd, 2014

An important factor in determining whether you will qualify for Social Security disability benefits is your "past relevant work." You should understand how your past relevant work will affect your disability claim and why it is so important, especially if you do not qualify for disability benefits on the basis of your medical findings alone.

Qualifying for Disability Based on Mental Impairments

April 23rd, 2013

Social Security evaluates mental impairments differently than physical impairments. The purpose of this brief overview is to discuss generally how Social Security evaluates mental impairments and what criteria generally need to be met before a Listing-level impairment is established.