Am I eligible to receive Social Security Disability benefits in Dallas, Texas?

If you have worked and paid into the Social Security system for the required period, and if you are now totally disabled and unable to work because of an injury or an illness, you may be eligible for SSD benefits. In order to receive benefits, you will need show the Social Security Administration (SSA) that you are truly disabled and cannot perform the work you did before or any other type of work, and that you will continue to be disabled for 12 months or more or your condition is expected to result in death.