Los Angeles Social Security Disability attorney in Hollywood
California Social Disability insurance benefits or SSDI is designed to help individuals with
physical or mental disabilities that are not able to work. However, in order to qualify for SSDI benefits, applicants must meet strict criteria put in place by the federal government.
Among the requirements needed to qualify for California SDDI benefits are:
- A person must be able to show that a physical or mental injury prevents them from working
- A person must have to be totally disabled a total of 12 months or more
- The physical or mental disability prevents you from performing your old job duties
- The Social Security Administration must approve your claim that your medical conditions prevent you from working other jobs.
Why do I need an attorney for my disability claim?
Handling a Social Security disability benefit claim without the help of a Los Angeles disability attorney is not against the law, but it is not recommended. Social Security disability claims have a high chance of denial. Statically, 70 percent of initial SSDI Claims get denied.
If your application gets denied, it is critical to have competent representation on this stage of the process. Social Security benefits are now in the hands of the social security disability judge. You will need to show medical evidence to prove your disability.
A Los Angeles social security attorney will give you sound legal advice, as well as gather the necessary medical evidences needed for a successful appeal process. In addition, he will be able to prepare you thoroughly for hearing.
If you find yourself injured and unable to work you most likely have questions about applying for Social security disability benefits. Questions such as, how do I apply? How much will it cost? What if I get denied? The office of Roland Pennington & Trodden has over 40 years of experience handling social security cases. We can answer your questions and successfully represent you at any stage your claim.
For a free consultation, please call 323-468-0330. Don’t wait until is too late and speak to an attorney today!