Florida offers Social Security Disability (SSD) benefits to low-income individuals that don’t have access to a source of income because of their disability. Furthermore, certain qualifying conditions make you eligible for Social Security Disability benefits.
Other Eligibility Factors for Social Security Disability Benefits
The SSA will measure your previous work in credits, and the amount of work required to earn credit changes each year. For instance, in 2022, 1 work credit was assigned for every $1,510 made during the year.
Your SSDI benefits depend on the following:
- The extent of work performed
- How recently you performed that work
- Meeting a work and duration work test
- Forty work credits are usually required to qualify for disability benefits
- You should have earned twenty of these in the past ten years, calculated backward from the date of your disability
- Younger workers may not require the same number of credits
You should speak with our qualified SSDI attorneys in Florida at Carlson Meissner & Hayslett to discuss your work history and the likelihood of obtaining disability benefits.