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Tacoma Washington Social Security Lawyers want to help

Supporting yourself while living with a disability can be a nightmare. Social security may be the solution. If you have been turned down for social security benefits, or if you have yet to apply, an experienced Tacoma social security attorney can increase your odds of qualifying. If you suffer from a disability that prevents you from working, it may be time to work with a social security attorney now. Contact an experienced Tacoma social security attorney today by filling out the form on the left.

The difference between winning your SSI or SSDI claim and losing it

The vast majority of the initial applicants are denied social security benefits: generally, between 65% and 70%. Presenting proof of your disability is an important step toward qualifying. An experienced Tacoma social security lawyer can help you make your most compelling case to the review board. Your chance of success increases this way. If you win your claim, you will be entitled to a monthly benefit payment from the federal government. In many cases, you can also qualify for medical care. For example, SSDI claimants can potentially qualify for Medicare benefits, while SSI claimants qualify for Medicaid benefits.

Aren’t lawyers expensive to hire? How can I hire a qualified Tacoma social security lawyer?

Because the people who need a social security lawyer usually do not have a source of income, social security lawyers structure their fees to make their services affordable. Social security attorneys are paid according to a strict fee schedule. They can only be paid if they win your case for you. That makes sense because claimants usually have not expendable money. Statutorily, social security attorneys can only make the following: the smaller amount of (1) 25% of back pay awarded to you, or (2) $6,000 total. The social security administration has to approve the amount of the attorney fees at the time you are awarded your benefits. Contacting you Tacoma Social Security lawyer is as easy as filling out the questionnaire on the left.

Social Security: Qualifying for Social Security Disability Income (SSDI) or Social Security Income (SSI)

The Social Security System can provide you with monthly payments if you qualify. To qualify for either the SSI (Supplemental Security Income) or SSDI (Social Security Disability Insurance) programs, you must meet their criteria. Generally, to qualify for either, you must suffer from an injury that prevents you from working for a year or more (or one that results in death). Both systems are explained below.

SSDI - Contact an experienced Tacoma Disability Insurance Attorney Now

To qualify for SSDI monthly payments, you must establish a work history of paying into social security as well as a qualifying disability. So, not everyone qualifies for the SSDI program. Those who receive disability payments under SSDI may also qualify for Medicare coverage. Contact an experienced Tacoma SSDI lawyer to learn about your options.

SSI – Work with an experienced Tacoma Disability Attorney

SSI, unlike SSDI, is a welfare-based program that pays those with disabilities, regardless of their work history. To qualify, claimants must make less than a minimum threshold of income (a very small amount). Those who qualify may also be eligible for food stamps, and Medicaid. Learn more now and contact an experienced Tacoma SSI attorney.

How do I apply, what can I expect?- Tacoma 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. In the event that the government denies your social security application, you can appeal your case. At the appeal, you can represent yourself or your attorney can represent you.

Below is a list of some of the types of illnesses and injuries that can qualify for a disability under Social Security:

Autistic Disorder
Organic Mental Disorders
Herniated Disc
Depressive Syndrome
Affective disorders
Amputation of appendages
Severe arthritis
Anxiety Disorders
Liver Damage
Cystic Fibrosis
Chronic heart failure

Local SSA Office

Social Security Administration
2608 South 47th Street
Tacoma, Washington 98409
(800) 772-1213

Tacoma  Hospitals

Tacoma General-Allenmore Hospital
315 Martin Luther King Junior Way
Tacoma, Washington 98415
(253) 403-1000

Mary Bridge Children's Hospital
317 Martin Luther King Junior Way
Tacoma, Washington 98405
(253) 403-1420
Saint Joseph Medical Center
1717 South J Street
Tacoma, Washington 98401-2197
(253) 426-6324

Madigan Army Medical Center
9040 Jackson Avenue
Tacoma, Washington 98431
(253) 968-1501

If you do not have any healthcare insurance or any other ability to pay, there are facilities that probably will treat you in Tacoma They are:

Community Health Care
11225 Pacific Avenue South
Tacoma, Washington 98444-5525
(253) 536-2020

Spanaway General Medical Clinic
15005 Pacific Avenue South
Tacoma, Washington 98444-4697
(253) 537-3724
South Hill General Medical Clinic
7440 Pacific Avenue
Tacoma, Washington 98408-7117
(253) 475-0511

Lakewood Clinic
11311 Bridgeport Way SouthWest
Lakewood, Washington 98499-3071
(253) 581-6688

Tacoma social security lawyers serve client throughout Western Central Washington, including Artondale, Auburn, Bellevue, Bonney Lake, Bremerton, Burien, Covington, Des Moines, Elk Plain, Enumclaw, Federal Way, Fort Lewis, Issaquah, Kent, Lacey, Lakewood, Lea Hill, Mercer Island, Midland, Olympia, Orting, Pacific, Parkland, Port of Tacoma, Port Orchard,  Prarie Ridge, Puyallup, Renton, Seatac, Seattle, Shelton, Shorewood, South Hill, Spanaway, Steilacoom, Tacoma, Thompson Place, University Place, Waller, areas in the vicinity of McChord Air Force Base, Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, and other communities in Pierce County.

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