Cardiac Problems

Michigan Cardiac Disability Attorney

Heart Health Issues and SSDI

To qualify for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits, you need be “disabled” according to the definition of disability established by the Social Security Administration (SSA). This means you need to have an illness or injury that prevents you from working and is expected to last (or has lasted) more than one year or will result in death. Our Michigan cardiac disability lawyer has represented countless individuals experiencing heart issues and can help you file your claim for disability benefits. Adler Firm, PLLC has decades of experience serving the needs of individuals injured or disabled in accidents.

Contact us online or by phone for a free consultation regarding your disability at (888) 966-9524. Navigating the Social Security Disability system can be challenging on your own – we’re here to help.

Qualifying for SSDI Based on a Heart Problem

Cardiovascular impairments — heart problems — are one form that this disability can take.

According to the SSA, a cardiovascular disorder is any disorder that affects the functioning of the heart or circulatory system or a disorder of the veins or arteries, which results from a consequence of heart disease:

  • Chronic heart failure or ventricular dysfunction
  • Pain resulting from myocardial ischemia
  • Syncope, or near syncope, due to inadequate cerebral perfusion from any cardiac cause
  • Central cyanosis due to right-to-left shunt, reduced oxygen concentration in the arterial blood, or pulmonary vascular disease

As you can see, the SSA has detailed and very specific requirements for people who apply for disability benefits on account of heart problems. If you want your SSDI application to be successful, it is important to work with a law firm that has experience in this area of law, knows the medical terminology, and can help you through every step of the often long and arduous process of obtaining benefits.

What Heart Conditions Qualify for Disability?

According to the SSA, the following heart disease and cardiovascular problems may also be qualifying conditions for receiving disability benefits:

  • Congestive heart failure
  • Coronary artery disease
  • Aneurysms
  • Arteriosclerosis

Is Having a Pacemaker a Qualifying Disability?

No. By itself, having a pacemaker is not a qualifying disability when it comes to receiving Social Security disability benefits. However, if you still suffer from heart disease or cardiac disability symptoms even after having a pacemaker installed, you may be eligible to receive certain disability benefits. Our attorneys can help you determine whether or not you qualify for these benefits in a free initial consultation.

Why Hire Adler Firm, PLLC

At Adler Firm, PLLC, our attorney knows how to get SSDI payments for a heart condition. We understand the medical terminology that needs to go into your application. We also understand the process of filings, hearings, and appeals that go into the process. We can help you obtain the benefits you need.

We have more than 30 years of experience handling Michigan cardiac disability benefits claims for clients throughout Michigan. To speak with an SSDI lawyer from the firm, call or contact us online. With offices in Detroit and Traverse City, we represent people throughout the state.

Our cardiac disability attorney in Michigan is here for you and can conduct your free consultation in English or Spanish when you call us at (888) 966-9524.

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