Learn About The Social Security Disability Claim Process
For most people who obtain benefits under Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) or Supplemental Security Income (SSI), it is a long, frustrating process. Fewer than 30 percent of all initial applicants receive benefits the first time they apply. Without the help of an attorney, you risk losing out on SSDI or SSI benefits that you need.
At Midwest Disability, P.A., our No. 1 focus is helping our clients obtain SSDI and SSI benefits. We represent clients throughout the country who need guidance at every stage of the Social Security Disability process. Our legal team started in the Midwest but now provides legal assistance to Social Security applicants throughout the nation. Let us bring our Midwest values to you no matter where you live. Learn how we can help you. Contact us today for a free case evaluation.
Helping You At Every Stage Of Your Social Security Claim
We have extensive experience at every step of the SSDI and SSI processes:
- Initial application: Many of our clients are surprised to learn that approximately 70 percent of all SSD claims are denied upon the initial application. We can help you complete the application and file it with the Social Security Administration (SSA).
- Reconsideration: This step in the process is exactly what the name implies. In all but the 11 states that do not have a reconsideration step, the SSA literally reconsiders the claim, starting at the beginning of the process with a different claims examiner. If you do not know whether you are in a state that has reconsideration, contact an attorney to learn more.
- Hearings with the administrative judge: If your claim is denied at the initial application and reconsideration stages, we will petition for a hearing with an administrative law judge, and we will represent you at this hearing, where we will show why you are eligible for benefits.
- Appeals: After the hearing, if you are still denied benefits, we will determine whether an appeal is appropriate for your case. Under the new rules, it may be beneficial to simply file a new claim rather than appeal. We will closely examine your situation and the ruling of the administrative law judge to determine what strategy is best for you.
Wherever you are in your disability claim process, our attorneys will help make the best case for you, so you can get the benefits you need.
Contact A Midwest Disability Lawyer Early In Your Claim Process
It is always best to contact us as early in the process as possible. If you have just recently been injured or stricken ill, contact us before you file. If we can help you at the initial application stage, we can greatly increase your chances of obtaining SSD or SSI benefits without having to go through the hearings and appeals. This will save you time and money, get you your benefits faster, and minimize the stress of the entire process.
Experienced, Successful Lawyers Who Care And Work Hard For You
Contact us online or call our offices directly at 888-351-0427 for a free case evaluation and consultation with one of our SSD/SSI benefit attorneys. We can provide you with information about Social Security Disability benefits and explain how we can help you through the Social Security process. Based in the Midwest, we provide legal assistance to clients throughout the nation.