Anyone who has applied for Social Security Disability benefits in Columbus knows how frustrating the process can be. Sadly, that frustration is not just limited to Ohio. There is a national backlog of both Social Security Disability Insurance and Supplemental Security Income applications.
In our last post, we discussed the impact the recession has had on the number of people applying for Social Security disability benefits. One of the biggest victims of companies downsizing were the employees who were aging or had health problems. Although their current employers were willing to accommodate their work needs, many of them were among the first to be let go.
Since the economic recession started in 2008, businesses and individuals have felt the impact of it. Many people who worked hard their entire lives have felt the harsh reality of downsizing and layoffs. Among those who were laid-off, people who were working with injuries have suffered the most.