Social Security Disability

Kentucky Social Security Disability Attorney

Not being able to work for an extended period of time or even permanently because of a medical condition can not only strip one of one’s pride, it can also undermine one’s financial stability.

Call on Daniels Associates LLP in Louisville, Kentucky, to find out how to obtain Social Security disability benefits.  Contact us today.

Our Social Security Services

At Daniels Associates LLP, our Social Security disability practice is comprehensive, focusing on specific issues faced by people who are unable to work for extended periods of time.  Our services include:

Supplemental Security Income and Children
Approaching Retirement
Workers’ Compensation and Social Security Issues

Understanding a Discouraging Process

We’ve heard it a number of times.  People who have been injured or gotten sick and are unable to work seeking Social Security Disability (SSD) benefits, trusting the system to work for them.  Watching as their hope turns into discouragement and finally, despair.  Understanding the process and working with an attorney who can help you know what to expect and how to proceed is critical.

The Social Security process generally involves three steps: the initial application, the reconsideration and the hearing:

The vast majority of initial applications for Social Security Disability (SSD) benefits are denied.  Trusting applicants spend time gathering information and jumping through hoops only to find their application has not been accepted.  In reality, all that planning and preparation have only served to lengthen the process.  We work to get you to the reconsideration stage as quickly as possible.
The sad truth is a majority of reconsiderations for Social Security Disability (SSD) are also denied.  Far from being a more elevated, authoritative body considering an appeal, the reconsideration team is generally just a different group of people within the same office.
The hearing phase is the first chance a person really gets in front of a body that can affect the outcome of a case – the Office of Disability Adjudication and Review.

Minimizing the Wait

Judges and doctors speak different languages helping craft medical speak into legal speak.  With our assistance, we often help our clients avoid having to go to a hearing all together.  At Daniels Associates LLP, we serve as a kind of translator, helping craft an appeal that judges can understand.  Often, through our intervention, we have helped our clients avoid having to go to trial altogether.

Find the personal service you need in obtaining Social Security disability benefits by calling Daniels Associates LLP today: 502.583.8300.  Contact us for a free initial consultation.  We are available for evening and weekend appointments and offer language services in Spanish, German, Italian and Mandarin Chinese.

 

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