Howard Kossover: There are many aspects to requirements for Social Security disability
Q: An accident injury prevents me from returning to work. Can I get Social Security disability?
A: Filing an application is the only way to receive a formal decision.
While inability to return to previous work is part of the requirements, the Social Security medical decision includes much more.
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