Social Security Attorney Phoenix
If you are injured and your doctor states that you are no longer able to work, social security payments and other disability benefits may be the only things supporting your household’s finances. Over 60% of Social Security applications are denied after the first filing attempt. You can increase your Arizona SSD application approval rate with assistance from an experienced Social Security attorney of Lerner and Rowe Injury Attorneys. We will help ensure that all required documentation is completed thoroughly and that your case is presented to the Social Security Administration in a prompt and timely manner.
Most approved claims take at least six months before funds are released. Our team of Social Security attorneys understands the added financial stress this may cause from not knowing how you’ll keep food on your table and a roof over your head. During the time-consuming Social Security application and hearing process, we will provide you with other government resources to assist with your financial well-being.
Social Security Disability
The Social Security Administration programs exist to assist disabled people supplement their household’s income. To qualify and receive Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI or SSD) and/or Supplemental Security Income (SSI), your disability must meet specific criteria outlined by the Social Security Administration. Our Arizona Social Security attorneys will evaluate your current circumstances and guide you to the programs that meet your needs best. Program options include early retirement pay outs and possible residual income (RSDI) from a deceased family member as a widow(er) aged 50+ or child / dependent.
If you are no longer able to work because of a restrictive physical or psychological disability, a Phoenix social security lawyer of Lerner and Rowe will assist you with your Social Security Disability Insurance (SSD) application. This federally administered program is available for disabled people who have worked at least five years and have paid payroll taxes. Your required work history may vary depending on your age and disability.
Supplemental Security Income (SSI), offers monetary assistance to low-income individuals who are at least age 65, blind, and/or disabled AND to blind and/or disabled children. SSI awards cash benefits to supplement the cost of food, clothing and shelter. This program is based on financial need and does not have any employment requirements. The amount you receive for Social Security Income is determined by the Social Security Administration and depends on current Arizona income limits. An experienced Arizona Social Security attorney of Lerner and Rowe knows the current requirements that will help you win your claim.
Social Security Attorney Help Filing SSDI Claims
The first step to filing an SSD claim is to determine whether or not you qualify for Social Security Disability Insurance benefits. An Arizona Social Security attorney of Lerner and Rowe, is experienced at determining if your type of disability meets the Social Security Administration’s standard criteria. One of the main qualifications is that you must be suffering from a long-term (12 months or more) or a permanent disability that completely prevents you from performing any type of work activity whatsoever.
Our Phoenix Social Security attorneys will work closely with you and your medical professionals to make sure that all required documentations, including the Residual Functional Capacity Form (RFC), are complete and accurate.This will increase your chance of a favorable decision from the Disability Determination Services (DDS) and thereby reduce the waiting period before approval. You may also qualify for faster, expedited consideration of your SSD claim through the Compassionate Allowance Initiative depending on the severity of your medical condition.The assistance of an Arizona Social Security lawyer of Lerner and Rowe can ease the burden of applying for, appealing, and litigating Social Security disability benefits issues. Call us today at (602) 977-1900.
Social Security Attorney for Disability Hearings
Denied Social Security Disability benefits? Immediately appeal the decision and contact our Arizona Social Security attorneys. The Social Security application has several built-in levels of appeal. There are also strict time lines within the appeal process.You have 60 days to file your Social Security Disability appeal. However, you will lose your disability benefits during the appeal process if you do not appeal within 10 days after receiving the notice that your disability benefits are stopping.
If you already have a hearing scheduled, let us know your Social Security hearing date and time. Your Social Security attorney will promptly review the case evidence for any negative statements that would delay your disability claim again or have it denied altogether. We will then provide all required burdens of proof that were previously missing and any present, favorable evidence at your Social Security hearing to help you get the initial decision overturned and the benefits to which you are entitled.
Call the Social Security Attorneys and legal staff of Lerner and Rowe, at (602) 977-1900. We understand your disability and can help you with your case even if you are unable to leave your home.