Disability Law and Legal Definition

Under the Social Security Act, disability is defined as the inability to engage in any substantial gainful activity due to any medically determinable physical or mental impairment which can result in death or which has lasted or can last for a continuous period not less than 1 year. Williams v. Bowen, 1987 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 7370 (E.D. Va. July 30, 1987)