Social Security benefits are intended to benefit people who are unable to work because of a permanent disability. Many of these people have paid a significant amount of taxes to fund these programs, trusting that they’ll be there when they need them. Sadly, many of these people will be denied when they need benefits the most.
With Social Security, more applications are rejected than accepted, especially the first time. This doesn’t mean that you should give up, and many people who appeal the decision will eventually get approved. However, the process of fighting these rejections can be long and arduous, especially for someone with a disability.
How can an attorney help me?
No matter where you are in your application, an attorney can help simplify the process, and may even speed things up for you.
For many applicants, getting approved means enduring multiple appeals, hearings, and waiting periods. However, people who are represented by an attorney have a better chance of getting approved at an earlier stage. This is because many people, despite being legitimately disabled, have a difficult time arguing their case. An attorney will have the skills needed to make a compelling argument for why you deserve these benefits.
You may also want to hire an attorney if you believe your rights have been infringed upon. Many people with disabilities face discrimination, and many don’t know how to retaliate when this happens. An attorney is equipped to respond quickly and effectively to unfair treatment experienced by their clients.
Even early on in the application process, consulting an attorney can help you start making your case. An attorney with experience handling disability cases will know a strong case from a weak one, and this can help you address problems with your case before you’ve suffered multiple rejections.
Don’t wait for the next rejection!
If you’re trying to get approved for Social Security benefits, you don’t have to waste any more time. Contact our offices by phone, email, or text message, and we’ll connect you to an excellent disability attorney. Schedule a free consultation today!