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Need Social Security? Fairfield, Connecticut Social Security lawyers can help
Disabled? Need help? You may need the help of an experienced Fairfield social security disability attorney to receive the benefits you are entitled to. Social security attorneys have the experience necessary to work with the social security administration that will increase your chances of success. To speak with an experienced Abilene social security attorney as soon as possible, fill out the form on the left. You’re just a click away.
You may be entitled to benefits: the SSI and SSDI program at a glance
The vast majority of the initial applicants are denied social security benefits: generally, between 65% and 70%. An experienced Fairfield social security lawyer can increase your chance of success. Your attorney can emphasize the facts that evidence your disability in a manner that is most appropriate. Your attorney will likely be able to draw from a wealth of experienced working with the review board inspecting your application and hearing your appeal. Successful claimants receive critical monthly payments from the federal government. SSI recipients can receive a monthly payment, food stamps, and potentially Medicaid to cover health care costs. SSDI recipients receive monthly payments based on the amount they paid into the system, among other factors. Also, SSDI recipients sometimes qualify for Medicare.
How much does it cost to hire a qualified Fairfield Social Security Lawyer?
If you think you can’t afford a social security attorney, think again. They’re not as expensive as you probably think. When you hire a social security attorney, you only pay them attorney fees if you win your claim. So, you only pay if you get paid. Your social security attorney is limited in how much he or she can charge. That is because the federal government has capped attorney fees in these cases. Specifically, the attorney cannot charge more than 25% of your back pay, up to a total of $6,000. Even then, the government has to approve the final award of attorney fees. So, a claimant is always getting a fair deal. Contacting you Fairfield Social Security lawyer is as easy as filling out the questionnaire on the left.
How the Social Security system works: SSDI vs. SSI
SSI (Social Security Income) and SSDI (Social Security disability Insurance) are two separate programs that pay claimants who are disabled. The disability must prevent you from working for a year or more or result in death. While both programs are federal disability programs, they are quite different from each other.
Do you qualify for SSDI? – Work with a Knowledgeable Fairfield Disability Insurance Attorney Soon
Claimants can qualify for SSDI if they are disabled and have previously paid into the social security system through their taxes. So, you must have worked and paid social security taxes to qualify. The government also requires you to have worked a percentage of the previous years, contingent on your age. Some SSDI claimants also qualify for Medicare if they are disabled under the SSDI program for 2 years. Learn more by contacting an experienced SSDI attorney.
SSI: You may qualify - Reach a qualified Fairfield Disability Attorney
The SSI system provides monthly payments, of a minimum amount, to disabled people. The benefits are paid regardless of whether you previously paid into the Social Security System. Although payments are generally lower under SSI, the funds help those who critically need it. In addition, successful claimants may also qualify for medical care through Medicaid. Fill out the form to contact an experienced Fairfield SSI lawyer.
The Process, Appeals and Applications - Fairfield Disability Appeals Lawyer
Applicants can begin the process in multiple ways: online, over the phone, and in person. The government takes around four to six months to review your case. If you are denied, you can appeal your case.
The following are a few examples of the types of injuries and illnesses that have previously qualified as a disability:
Major Dysfunction of a Joint
Severe fractures of larger bones
Chronic heart failure
Loss of Visual Acuity
Local SSA Office
Low Cost Hospitals
Bridgeport Community Health Center
Brooks Street Shelter
St. Vincent's Medical Center
Milford Hospital, Inc
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