Being unable to work due to a physical or mental limitation makes life even more difficult than it has to be. It’s one thing to be limited due to an injury or something else, but losing income that you and your family rely on puts a severe strain on everyone. 

Social security disability benefits (SSDI) exist for this reason – to provide income for those who cannot earn it on their own. Many different conditions can qualify someone for disability benefits in Wisconsin – and throughout the nation. Primarily, to qualify for benefits, someone needs to have a disability that has medical evidence behind it that proves you cannot work. In addition, it is typically required that the injury or illness will keep you from working for 12 months or greater. 

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Conditions that Qualify for Disability in Wisconsin

The amount of potential conditions that could qualify someone for disability benefits is great. But some appear more commonly than others, with thousands of individuals diagnosed with the condition and qualifying for disability benefits due to the condition. 

Tabak Law deals with social security disability benefits claims in Milwaukee, greater Wisconsin, and the entire United States. Some of the most common disabilities that get approved for benefits include: 

  • Anxiety
  • Arthritis
  • Asthma
  • Autism
  • Back pain
  • Moderate to severe blindness
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral palsy
  • Congestive heart failure
  • Coronary artery disease
  • Depression
  • Diabetes
  • Epilepsy
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Hearing issues or loss
  • Heart disease
  • Hypertension and headaches
  • Immune system deficiency
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Muscular dystrophy
  • Mood disorders
  • Neck pain
  • Nerve damage or issues
  • Parkinson’s disease
  • PTSD
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy (RSD)
  • Schizophrenia
  • Sciatica
  • Sickle Cell
  • Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
  • Vision impairment or loss

How Does the Social Security Administration Know if I’m Disabled? 


While it is clear to you that you have a limiting condition that is causing you to be unable to work, the Social Security Administration (SSA) needs to have that definitive knowledge before issuing benefits. This is where your medical records and doctor come into play. If you are unable to find a doctor that can properly diagnose your condition, we can likely help you find someone. 

In a nutshell, you need to be able to prove that your health problems are making it impossible for you to work your regular job. In addition, for full disability benefits, you also need to prove that you would be unable to switch to a different full-time line of work. As stated earlier, you will also need to be required to be out of work for at least 12 months. 

Having a doctor who understands your disability and will fill out the proper paperwork will go a long way for your claim. Keeping up with visits to prove a recurring issue with your health on paper will also help.

Disability Attorney in Milwaukee

Tabak Law has helped thousands of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and nationwide residents get approved for the benefits they deserve. This includes individuals seeking to apply for benefits for the first time and those wrongfully denied. Get in touch with the professionals today for a free consultation on your case. Call the team at 800-245-1430 or fill out an online chat or form.

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