Severe Impairment Law and Legal Definition

A severe impairment is defined as "any impairment or combination of impairments which significantly limits your physical or mental ability to do basic work activities, and which lasts or can be expected to last for a continuous period of not less than 12 months." Udell v. Comm'r of Soc. Sec., 2009 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 108502, 12-13 (W.D. Mich. Oct. 30, 2009)