If you have been afflicted with a debilitating illness or suffered a serious injury that does not allow you to work and earn an income, you can claim benefits under Social Security Law. Application for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Supplementary Security Income (SSI) can be a tedious process requiring the filling and submission of multiple forms that may require a lot of time, patience and documentation. Even after this whole procedure your claim may be rejected for some reason. Do not despair. Rejection of Social Security disability applications occur on a regular basis. To get the best results and proceed with a genuine and authentic case in a proper way you should engage the services of as attorney or law firm specializing in Social Security Law. Many legal firms have dedicated their services to the representation of disabled claimants so that they may get the just compensation and benefits under Social Security Law.
An experienced and determined attorney may be the difference between the success and failure of your case and so the choice of your own personal attorney should be a wise one. Many legal firms may work on a contingency fee that is they will not charge you any legal fees unless they win your case and get your benefits awarded to you under Social Security Law. The fees that the firm charges must be in agreement with the mandate of the SSA, if the law firm charges in excess of the agreed fees they are liable to disqualification and suspension. Attorney fees are regulated, capped and reviewed.
Candidates who qualify for benefits must be able to produce medical documents to prove that their disease or disability is so severe that they are unable to work for at least 12 months or more or the disease or injury may result in the death of the applicant. A wide range of diseases and disabilities are eligible to qualify for benefits. If you are claiming for SSDI log in to the SSA website for online filing. Call the SSA at 1-800-772-1213 or go the local social security district office for applications if you are claiming for both SSDI and SSI or for SSI alone. With proper representation you have a better chance of your application being approved. You can expect distinctly better end results the earlier you engage an experienced attorney well versed in Social Security Law. Woodstock, IL residents can contact expert attorneys specializing in such cases for best results.