Social Security Disability: What You Need to Know

Harrisburg attorney Brian Zellner discusses Social Security eligibility requirements. For your convenience, the transcription for the video is included below.

Social Security Disability: What You Need to Know

“My name is Brian Zellner, and I’m an attorney here at Hynum Law and I want to talk to you today, briefly, about Social Security Disability.

Social Security Disability Eligibility

Many people have worked all their lives, and suddenly they become ill and are no longer able to work. What do you do? Well, one of the options is to apply for Social Security Disability. To be eligible for Social Security Disability, your medical condition must prevent you from working your job – the job you did in the past – and all other jobs.

How Social Security Disability is Different

So, it is unlike another form of Disability, like Workers Compensation. Social Security Disability you must be disabled from any job. That disability must last for at least a year or result in death. There is no such thing as short-term or partial disability under the Social Security Disability system.

Don't Hesitate to Call with Questions or Concerns

If you have any questions about Social Security Disability or would like to find out if you would qualify, please feel free to contact me through our website at or via the phone at (717) 801-1105. Thank you.”