Those who do not qualify for Social Security Disability Insurance Benefits (DIB) may qualify for a different type of disability benefit called Supplemental Security Income (SSI). SSI claims are not based off work credits; rather, they are based off household size, income and assets. If these circumstances apply to you, please give our office a call, and we can help determine if you meet the qualifications for an SSI claim.
How much does
a disability attorney cost?
Before hiring a disability attorney, it is important to know how much it is going to cost you. With our office, you will pay no money up front, and we will only collect a fee if your claim is approved. Our fee is set by the Social Security Administration, and it is 25% of your [...]
How long does
As anyone applying for Social Security Disability can tell you, the process can take a long time. Every day, several thousand applications are filed, making it hard for Social Security to review everyone’s claim in a timely matter. There are four different stages in the process, and there is a waiting time associated with each [...]
What if I’ve
been denied for Social Security Disability?
If you have already been denied on your disability application you may feel discouraged or feel like Social Security doesn’t care about you and what you are going through. If you feel this way you aren’t alone. The large majority of applications are denied the first go around. In order to receive a favorable decision [...]
Do I need a social security disability lawyer
or an advocate?
A Social Security Disability lawyer can assist you in every aspect of your claim. But did you know that an advocate can also assist you with your claim in the same way? Applying for Social Security Disability Insurance, or SSDI, is a long, arduous process that has many potential pitfalls along the way. If the [...]