We recommend you have the following information organized so we can properly determine if you might be eligible for SSDI.
- Your employment history.
- Ideally: Organizations you worked for over the past 15 years, the time period that you worked for them and your earnings.
- Your medical diagnosis
- Type(s) of doctor(s) whom you see, including specialists’ names and phone numbers and dates of last visits
- Hospital or medical center where you have received treatment
- How long your condition has kept you from working and dates of any attempts to return to work
- General list of restrictions/limitations your doctor discussed with you
- List of prescriptions/medications to treat your condition
- Any workers’ compensation, state disability, SSA retirement, unemployment benefits or long-term disability (if applicable) you are receiving
- Date and information about your most recent denial (if you have already applied and been turned down for SSDI)
- Veteran status
- Debts: back taxes, child support, student loans in default or bankruptcy that has not been discharged
If you are seriously injured and need help with the complexities of the Social Security Disability Insurance system, call Brown & Brown, LLP today for a free consultation. Our law firm has two offices: one in St. Louis (dial 3s: 314-333-3333 or 573-333-3333) and one in Fairview Heights, Illinois (dial 8s: 618-888-8888).