You’ve worked hard all your life. The last thing you expected was to become ill or injured, disabled and unable to continue your job. You’re probably facing worry and uncertainty about the future. The good news is, you may have options in the form of Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits. The bad news? Often, first-time applications for benefits are denied for a variety of reasons.
Many people whose claims are denied simply accept that denial of benefits, even though they worked for and earned those benefits. The Florence Social Security Disability attorneys at Mezrano Law Firm understand that you deserve those benefits and need them to get by day-to-day. We can help review and file your claim, and work on your appeal if your benefits have been denied.
Note: The local Florence Social Security office is located at 203 South Walnut Street, Florence, Alabama, 35630. It can be reached at 1-855-884-3407.
If you can’t join or re-join the workforce due to physical injury or mental disability, you may be eligible for SSDI benefits. An experienced lawyer can talk to you about the details of the benefits available, but the following are a few.
The SSA must first determine if you’re disabled when considering your eligibility for SSDI. The Social Security Administration looks at specific criteria when making this decision. According to the SSA’s definition, a person is disabled if they are unable to:
There are a number and variety of conditions and illnesses that the SSA considers severe enough to prevent a person from performing the gainful and substantial activity. These can include:
Even if it’s true many first-time SSDI applicants are denied benefits, by no means does this mean you shouldn’t apply or give up on your claim. Experienced and skilled SSDI lawyers know how to put together strategic and organized appeals. Filing even a simple claim can be complicated, so it’s important to consult with an attorney you can trust to ensure you get everything done right the first time, and start the process of securing your benefits as soon as possible.
The legal team at Mezrano Law Firm works to gather all the documents and records necessary to make your SSDI claim a success. We assist and provide knowledgeable guidance throughout the entire process. Because we know investigation and documentation is key, we’ll talk to your doctors and medical professionals, collecting your diagnoses and medical visits.
We strengthen your claim with things like:
We don’t stop working – following up with the SSA to ensure your claim progresses smoothly and speaking to representatives on your behalf is our job. Your job is to rest and continue healing while we deal with the government for you.
If your claim is approved, we make sure you’re awarded the maximum and fair amount of insurance to which you’re entitled. And if for some reason it’s not, we continue working on an appeal to secure the SSDI benefits you need.
Remember, there are time limits on filing for both SSDI benefits and appeals. Don’t hesitate to get in touch with us today.
Was your Social Security Disability claim denied? Don’t give up.