Initial Social Security Disability Application
Injured workers should apply for Social Security Disability benefits as soon they become disabled. You can apply for Social Security Disability benefits by scheduling an appointment with a California Social Security Administration (SSA) representative or by applying online. ( How to apply for Social Security Disability )
Over half of all first-time applicants are initially denied disability benefits, and over 80 percent of applicants seek the help of a representative at some point in the process. The process of applying and appealing denied claims is often complicated, and the chances of success are far greater with the help of an experienced Social Security disability lawyer. Retaining a lawyer can increase your chances of approval and help avoid denials based on technicalities or other common errors. ( Right to Have a Lawyer Represent You )
We can help with Preparation: we will prepare your claim from A to Z which will include gathering documents and other required information, this is an essential part of the claims process and help ensure your claim satisfies the SSA’s requirements, which can help expedite the application process. Communication: we track your claim and keep you posted with the progress and advise you of any issues that might come up. Finalizing a Claim: We will review the SSA’s calculations to determine if any vital information was missed or if any errors were made. We will also address any questions you may have concerning your new benefits. Appeal: if your application has been denied, we can assist you in you appeal.