If you need Social Security Disability benefits, it means health problems are pushing you down, you can’t work, and you need financial assistance.
Does this seem like a time when you can afford a lawyer?
Thankfully, it may be easier than you think to get access to legal help for a disability benefits claim.
The Social Security Administration (SSA), and the disability lawyers who help people deal with Social Security’s rules and steps, understand you’re facing a difficult time. So they came up with a plan to pay for the services of a lawyer.
This is how it works:
Because the disability benefits process is complicated, and an overwhelming number of people get denied on the first try, everyone deserves help from a professional who knows the system and how to get through it.
These benefits can make a major difference in your life when you can’t work.
So get in touch with the Ohio disability attorneys at Horenstein, Nicholson & Blumenthal: “Helping Me, That’s HNB.”Talk to HNB Talk to HNB
You’re not required to have a lawyer to apply for Social Security Disability benefits in Ohio, or any state, but it can be the best decision to get one anyway.
This is partly because of how difficult it has become to get approved for benefits.
In a recent 10-year period, government numbers showed only 21 percent of people who filed for disability benefits were approved on the first attempt.
That means a huge number, 79 percent, got turned down.
The next step is to appeal the denial, which is a more complicated and legalistic process than applying for benefits. More people get approved after appealing, but it’s still a steep climb.
If you have an experienced disability lawyer, you can get:
One government study found that people who had representatives with them when they went to their hearings with disability judges were almost three times more likely to win benefits.
It doesn’t cost anything for a lawyer to start working on your case.
Unlike other types of lawyers you may have heard about, you don’t have to pay just to talk to a lawyer or disability law firm about your claim.
At HNB, we provide an initial consultation on your case at no charge.Get My Free Case Review