Sedentary work is the least physically demanding type of work recognized by the Social Security Administration. Most applicants for Florida Social Security disability benefits who are under the age of 50 and can speak and read English will need to prove that they are unable to perform a wide range of sedentary work in order to qualify for disability benefits.
The Social Security Administration generally defines sedentary work as work that requires:
If your case requires you to convince Social Security that you cannot do most sedentary jobs, you will need to present evidence of your functional limitations—physical or mental restrictions that prevent you from being to perform one or more of the above requirements.
A number of functional limitations will prevent you from being able to perform a wide range of sedentary work. They include:
An Ocala disability lawyer can help you determine which functional limitation(s) apply to you. Contact experienced Ocala Social Security disability attorney Claudeth J. Henry for an evaluation of your functional limitations and how best to present this evidence to succeed in proving your Florida Social Security disability claim. Complete the form on this page and we will respond promptly.