One day you are going about your day-to-day business, at work, while driving a car, grocery shopping or doing any other everyday task. Suddenly, an incident occurs that causes you to suffer a catastrophic injury and changes your life forever. It could be a slip-and-fall accident, an injury suffered at work or a car crash. Broken bones, back injuries and brain injuries are only the beginning when it comes to a catastrophic injury. At times, these injuries can become so debilitating and long-lasting that they render the victim permanently disabled.
One of the requirements of being awarded Social Security Disability benefits in Philadelphia is that the applicant is unable to perform any substantial gainful activity. What does this term mean?