Quadriplegia

Quadriplegia is defined as paralysis of all four limbs of the body. It is usually caused by severe spinal cord or brain injury or congenital neurological abnormalities. If you are a quadriplegic and your condition is permanent, you should have no problem being approved for disability benefits. You probably do not need our help. However, if it has not yet been a year since your injury, you could run into trouble getting disability benefits due to the durational requirement for disability benefits. The durational requirement states that your condition must have last or can be expected for a year or more before it can considered as part of your disability claim. If you have had a traumatic injury that has caused you paralysis in your limbs that is expected to improve within a year, then you might be turned down for disability in theory. In common practice, however, it is rare that a person who is paralyzed in all four limbs to be denied disability. If you actually encounter any difficulty being approved for disability benefits, please contact us.