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Social Security Disability

Are you faced with a disability that is affecting your ability to work?

Applying for Social Security Disability can be a daunting task.  We can assist you throughout the application process.

Social Security Disability helps to provide economic stability for workers who become disabled and can no longer work due to their condition.

How does the Social Security Administration (SSA) determine who is approved for Social Security Disability?  There are a number of guidelines that the SSA uses in determining eligibility for disability.   Some of the considerations:

  • Are you currently working?
  • Is your condition “severe”? Does your disability interfere with basic work-related activities?
  • Is your condition found on the list of disabling conditions? The official list can be found here:
  • Can you do the work you did previously?
  • Are you able to do any other type of work?
  • Has your disability lasted (or is it expected to last) at least one year, or will it result in death?
  • Were you working before your disability? Have you contributed to the Social Security system?

If you believe you qualify for Social Security Disability, contact us for a free consultation.  We will evaluate your case and help you determine if you have a good chance of receiving Social Security Disability benefits.  If you do, we will work with you every step of the way through the application process.

Working with a qualified attorney will provide you with the most advantages through the process.  Having a knowledgeable advocate working on your behalf will allow you to focus on your health and quality time with your family.  Working with an experienced Social Security attorney may mean fewer denials in the process and that you would have to file fewer appeals.  It may also provide you with a more favorable date of onset, meaning that your benefit start date is earlier, providing you with more benefits.

Just because your initial application for disability has been denied does not mean that you are lazy or that you do not deserve benefits.  A majority of Social Security Disability applications are denied at first.  We can help even after you receive a denial.

Working with us through the application process does not cost you any more than working with an unlicensed advocate.  Social Security has determined the amount an advocate or attorney can charge for assisting with a disability claim.  This rate is the same, no matter if the person representing you has any experience, is licensed or is qualified to assist you.  Our experience and knowledge of the Social Security Disability process can work for your benefit.  You do not pay until your disability is approved, so there are no costs up front to you.

Give us a call today at 231-726-HELP (4357) to set up your free consultation.

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