In our previous blog post, Navigating Social Security Disability Pitfalls, we covered a variety of ways one can get stuck while working through the Social Security Disability claim process. In this post, we explain why it’s critical to work with an experienced attorney with a proven positive track record in Social Security Disability, you make the journey with a guide who knows the route as well as all the pitfalls.
With an attorney as your guide, you can expect to see:
A Social Security Disability attorney is well-versed in the complexi1es of the law and the SSA’s regulations. They can help you understand the eligibility criteria, navigate the process, and present your case effectively.
- Thorough Evaluation
An attorney can review your medical records and work history to determine the strengths and weaknesses of your case. They can help you gather the necessary medical evidence and identify any gaps.
- Claim Presentation
Attorneys are skilled at presenting your case in a way that highlights the severity of your condition and its impact on your ability to work. They can help you articulate your situation in a manner that aligns with the SSA’s criteria.
- Filing and Documentation
Your attorney can ensure that all necessary paperwork is properly filled out and submitted on time, reducing the risks of denials due to administrative errors.
- Appeals Process
If your claim is denied, an attorney can guide you through the appeals process, including preparing and submitting appeals, requesting considerations, and representing you in administrative hearings.
An attorney can handle communications with the SSA on your behalf, ensuring that all relevant information is properly communicated and documented.
- Maximizing Benefits
Your attorney can help you understand the potential benefits you may be entitled to, including retroactive payments and ongoing benefits, and work to ensure you receive the maximum amount you’re eligible for.
Brad Parkinson and our Social Security Disability team have navigated this path many times before and can meet you on the way, regardless of if you’re working on your first claim or an appeal. Consultations are always available at no cost to you. If you have questions, our team has answers.