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Disability LawLineTM is the nation’s leading FREE service of its kind. All across the US, we connect those seeking Social Security disability benefits (including those whose claims have been denied!) with local experienced lawyers and advocates who can help them get approved. If you are disabled and can’t work, the effects can be devastating. At Disability LawLine, we will match you with an experienced representative who knows how to get you the money and healthcare benefits you deserve.
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It is not necessary for an attorney to file an SSD claim for you. However, the application process is very complex and requires a great deal of confusing paperwork and information gathering. If you are disabled, this process could be extremely difficult and demanding of your time and energy. For this reason, AARP reports, “Applying for SSD benefits takes time and effort… some applicants may go it alone, but many rely on lawyers or other representatives for assistance.”
The complicated paperwork of an SSD claim makes errors common and the burden of medical documentation is difficult and time consuming. That may be why over 60% of initial applications are denied by Social Security. Having an expert attorney working to ensure your SSD claim follows all of the rules and regulations will greatly increase your chance of having your application accepted. If you are disabled, an attorney can also help by taking on the burden of dealing with the bureaucracy so you can focus on what is most important: your health
No. Any disability that is recognized by The Social Security Administration and that is expected to keep you from working for at least a year can make you eligible to receive benefits. On-the-job injuries are generally covered by worker’s compensation.
No. If you are disabled and meet the SSD work criteria, you can apply for benefits prior to age 65. In fact, when you reach the age of 65, disability benefits automatically convert to Social Security Retirement benefits.
Applying for Social Security Disability Insurance can be a lengthy process. Most claims take a minimum of three to five months for a decision. If the initial claim is denied, appeals could last a year or longer. An expert SSD attorney can help speed up your claim by making sure your paperwork is complete and accurate and meets all deadlines. Our lawyers could get you the money you need faster than if you go it alone. The Social Security Administration will fast track certain extremely serious disability applications, called Compassionate Allowances. These cases, which include traumatic brain injuries, certain forms of cancer, and other severely debilitating conditions and diseases, can have their applications reviewed in weeks instead of months.
This scenario may be the most important time for you to hire an attorney. While over 60% of initial applications are denied, many of these requests are turned down not on the basis of merit, but because of inaccuracies and missing documentation that a lawyer can help you correct. You are entitled to up to five appeals, each one more complex than the previous one. It is in your best interest to have an expert on your side to give you the best opportunity to overturn the denial and get your money. Don’t delay. The law gives you 60 days from when you received your Notice of Disapproved Claim letter to appeal the decision. Contact Disability LawLineTM today at 1-888-764-9090 and we will put you in touch with a lawyer immediately to help you meet the deadline for filing your Request for Reconsideration form.
Reconsideration is the first process your application undergoes after benefits are denied. You must file for reconsideration; it is not automatic. Unfortunately, approximately 80% of these requests are also denied. However, having an attorney could help your claim be among the 20% that are approved at this level, forgoing the need for lengthy appeals.
Each case is different. Your payment will be based on an average of your lifetime earnings, the amount of Social Security taxes you paid while you were working, and how long you will be unable to work. The formulas are somewhat complicated. A qualified SSD attorney can help you with the calculations.
Not a penny. The services of Disability LawLine are absolutely free. There is no cost and no obligation. Your initial consultation with a lawyer is also free of charge. You have nothing to lose and your benefits to gain. Call today at 1-888-764-9090.
Because there are laws limiting the amount a representative can be compensated, all representatives generally work for the same standard rate, which is 25% of your claim if and when your claim is upheld. Most representatives work on contingency, which means they only get paid once your claim is upheld.
Approximately 60% of all initial claims are denied, depending on which state you filed in. But this does not mean your claim isn’t viable and won’t ultimately be upheld. Our representatives can work with you to file an appeal, and even go to trial on your behalf before an Administrative Law Judge at a Social Security disability hearing to secure your benefits if this becomes necessary.Additionally, appeals must be filed within 60 days of the last denial. So if you have been denied on your initial appeal, it is best to contact a representative NOW instead of waiting.
Yes, any information given to Disability LawLine will only be used in order to select the representative best suited to help you. We will never provide your information to anyone besides your representative.
You should contact a representative as soon as possible, because disability claims can take a long time to process. A representative will be able to help you no matter what stage of the application process you are in.
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