There are two Federal programs available for people with disabilities. The first is the social security program and the second is the supplemental security income disability program. Both programs are governed by the Social Security Administration (SSA) and provide compensation benefits for people who meet specific medical criteria. Hiring a social security disability lawyer will ensure that you can successfully achieve these social benefits in an ideal manner.
Seeking legal representation ensures that your case will follow a standardized pattern giving an enhanced chance of successfully obtaining the social security disability income. Here are a few steps along the way:
When you seek an experienced social security lawyer, they first analyze the details of your case. They observe the support facts and make sure that you have a strong case for representing to SSA.
The second step is obtaining social security disability is reviewing your case and filling out the forms that you receive from the SSA’s adjudicator. Your lawyer can help you go through steps such as obtaining written reports from your doctors that explain your disability. At this point, you need to explain the aspects that establish and prove your disability. Including the right answers will ensure that you can receive a decision in positive in a swift manner.
Hiring a social security lawyer ensures that you present written arguments and track the progress of your case on a regular basis. This allows you to maximize your chances of obtaining a favorable decision from the adjudicator.
There are various social security rulings that are applicable to your case and support it. Your legal representative will research and find them. They will then use written arguments that present these facts to the Social Security Administration. This will improve your disability claim and often mean that you will expedite the claim process.
The case for social security is presented to an Administrative Law Judge. The judge will set up a case and call you to make an appearance. Your social security lawyer will inform you of this hearing and help you prepare to answer the questions and learn what to expect from the judge. The attorney will also ensure that your message is properly delivered to the court.
There are often witnesses that are important for supporting your disability based testimony in front of the judge. Your social security lawyer will ensure that all witnesses are cross-examined, and the facts of your disability are properly established in front of the judge. There are times when an appeal may be required as well. For instance, in case you don’t receive a positive decision from the court. Your lawyer will help you appeal an unfavorable decision to ensure that you can obtain the social security disability benefit that you truly deserve.
An experienced social security disability lawyer in Illinois can help you in several ways. They help you first set up your case, find you support arguments and then help you ideally win your case in the Federal Court to obtain the required compensation. Contact us today at (800) 608-8881 to schedule a consultation with our Social Security disability attorney.