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You need to apply for disability benefits if you cannot work. Disability benefits replace your income and Cannon Disability Law can help. Under Social Security rules, if you are unable to work a full-time job because of a physical or mental impairment, then we can help you obtain your disability benefits. Most importantly, you won’t pay a Social Security Disability Attorney fee until we win your disability case.

​The Social Security Administration will consider you disabled if:

  • You cannot do work that you did before;
  • You cannot adjust to other work because of your disability; and
  • Your disability is expected to last for at least one year or to result in death.
  • Additionally, in order to qualify for Social Security Disability benefits, workers over the age of 30 must have acquired worker at least 20 work credits within the ten year period just prior to the occurrence of the disability. The Social Security Administration often calls this rule the “20/40 rule.”

Supplemental Security Income benefits are different from Social Security Disability benefits.  These benefits are “SSI” benefits and SSI acts as a supplement to a low monthly SSD benefit.  SSI is also for people who have not worked enough to be covered under the quarters of coverage rule to obtain SSD benefits or who don’t work because they are children. In order to be eligible for SSI benefits, you must meet the disability requirements and the income and asset requirements set by the SSA. Typically, you will need an attorney to help you understand how to prove that you should receive disability benefits. attorneys at cannon disability law


If you have a disabling impairment and you can no longer work, then you need to apply for benefits.  You may not know how to do that. Fortunately, we do. We have spent over 30 years helping clients apply for and win disability benefits. During that time, we have won over 20,000 disability cases.  Applying for benefits with our help is simple. We will help you file your application for benefits online at the Social Security website.

In addition to helping you apply for benefits, we can help you appeal. We will appeal any denial you receive from the SSA. Chances are high that you will receive a denial of your Social Security disability claim at the initial level. You may also receive a denial at the reconsideration level. If so, then you need to appeal within 60 days.


To learn about your legal options, call Cannon Disability Law at 801-322-2121 or call toll-free at 800-732-2323.  Speak to one of our disability attorneys and intake specialists today. You can also contact us online and we will call you. Our attorneys practice in Utah, California, Nevada, Idaho, Arizona, Washington, and other states. Find out more about Utah disability benefits. Our main office is in Salt Lake City, Utah. There are also hearing offices in Las Vegas, San Francisco, Oakland, and Salt Lake City. Our office does hearings for our clients in all of those places.

We are also familiar with the disability laws in your location. Understanding the medical evidence the judge needs to see will help you win your case. It also helps us present the best arguments in court. If we accept your case, we will drive or fly to your location. Therefore, we can help you no matter where you live. If you need to apply for disability benefits, contact us today.


The eligibility rules for disability benefits are favorable for people who are over 50 years old. Qualifying disabilities can be both physical disability and mental disability or a combination of both. You may have a disabling back impairment.Perhaps you have Arthritis, Multiple Sclerosis, Cerebral Palsy, or Fibromyalgia. Additionally, you could have heart disease that prevents you from working.These physical impairments can be disabling. Additionally, you may have mental impairments that keep you from working. For example, you may have Depression, Anxiety, Schizophrenia, or a Traumatic Brain Injury. These are examples of the kind of impairments that cause disability.

Sometimes, disability occurs over time. You may have worked for years, but as your disease became worse, you became unable to work. If you have a disability and have lost your job , call us. Likewise, if cannot work due a combination of disabilities, give call us. It doesn’t cost anything to ask us questions. The lawyers, representatives, staff, and paralegals at Cannon Disability want to help you.

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