Massachusetts SSI Disability Attorney
Social Security Disability
Social Security disability is an important safety net available to individuals who have a physical or mental disability that prevents them from being able to return to work. If you have paid Social Security taxes, you may be entitled to Social Security disability insurance (SSDI). SSDI can provide you with monthly benefits and ongoing medical care if you are no longer able to work due to your disability.
It is required by the Social Security disability program that an individual have a medical condition; mental or physical, which prevents them from performing his or her duties at work for least a year. Further, the individual must have a recent and sufficient work history to be eligible for benefits.
Whether you are in need of Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) or Supplemental Security Income (SSI), at Xifaras Law we will guide you through the process and help you obtain the benefits you deserve. The claims process is detailed and confusing. It is beneficial to have an experienced Attorney on your side. At Xifaras Law we are here to assist you in preparing the necessary paperwork to file a claim. You can also find out more on Social Security Disability in our FAQs.
What if you are denied?
It's not uncommon for Social Security benefits to be denied when you first make an application . If you have filed an application for benefits and it was denied, don't worry! At Xifaras Law we will help you file an appeal, called a Request for Reconsideration, with the Social Security Administration. At that time, you may also present additional evidence to support your claim. Our experience and knowledge allows us to best guide you on what additional evidence may be helpful to you.
Social Security Disability - Request for Hearing
If you are denied at the Reconsideration stage, we can assist you in filing a Request For Hearing. A Request For Hearing must be file in a time manner; within 60 days of the notice of denial. At the Hearing, you must present your case and testify before an administrative judge who will make a decision on your behalf. If the judge's decision is in your favor, you will be entitled to monthly benefits under the rules and regulations of the Social Security Administration.
All of the necessary work to file a claim, Request a Hearing and/or appeal a decision can be daunting on an individual who is already in a compromised state because of a disability.
Whether you are in need of Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI), Supplemental Security Income (SSI), or are appealing a decision, Xifaras Law we will guide you through the process and help you obtain the benefits you deserve.
Contact Us for a Free Consultation Today
Start towards getting a resolution to your Social Security Disability case today. The sooner you talk to our experienced attorney to explore your options, the sooner you can get your legal matter resolved. Contact us to schedule a free and confidential consultation regarding your legal matter. Call 508-339-0100.