Musculoskeletal Connective Tissue Disorders Are The Leading Cause Of Social Security Disability Awards
According to the Social Security annual statistical report on the Social Security program benefits were awarded to 960,260 disabled workers in 2012.
The most common impairment was musculoskeletal system and connective tissue diseases which represented 35.4% of all disability awards. Mental disorders comprised 18%, circulatory system 10.6%, neoplasms 9.5%, nervous system and sensory organs 8.0% and all other impairments 18.5%.
The Social Security Administration doesn’t always make it easy for those who are disabled to get the Social Security disability benefits that they deserve.
If you suffer from a herniated disk or failed back surgery, you may be eligible for Social Security Disability benefits. Contact musculoskeletal impairment attorney, Nancy Cavey, today who can help you get the disability benefits you deserve. See the SSA’s listing on MALIGNANT NEOPLASTIC DISEASE.