If you live in the High Point area and you are struggling with a disability caused by an injury or illness that has left you unable to work, and worried about the future, we’re glad you’ve found us. At The Clauson Law Firm, our team of High Point disability lawyers understands exactly how disorienting and difficult a disability can be. We understand that those who are disabled have to focus on treatment, healing, and hopefully recovery – and while doing so, also need to continue to provide for themselves and their families.
If you find yourself in this situation, you may qualify for Social Security disability benefits. If you do, you deserve a legal team on your side who will help you to fight for those benefits, so that you can move forward toward a brighter chapter ahead. If you think you may qualify for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits, or Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits, we’re here to guide you through the process.
Before beginning the process of applying for benefits, it will be essential to determine which type of Social Security benefits you might qualify for – SSDI benefits, or SSI benefits. While both types of benefits are administered and paid out by the Social Security Administration to disabled individuals and their families, they have distinct differences, as well, including:
While there are certainly distinct differences between the two types of benefits paid to disabled individuals by the Social Security Administration, one similarity that is important to note is that both types of benefits will require an application process, and a waiting period before approval or denial is sent.
It’s also essential to keep in mind that often, applications are denied the first time they are submitted. This doesn’t mean that your disability is being somehow diminished, or that you won’t ultimately qualify for benefits – it’s simply often how the process works. When and if this happens, you’ll likely want to file an appeal. Doing so can be complicated – and that’s why you need a knowledgeable and experienced legal team on your side.
It is not unusual for those who are considering the process of applying for disability benefits to wonder if they should represent themselves when they do so. After all, if you’re disabled and already under financial stress, it makes sense to want to try and save money where you can. In the long run, however, representing yourself can be far more costly than you realize, and hiring a disability lawyer is well worth it. Here are a few reasons why:
These are only a few benefits that hiring a disability lawyer will offer. Taking the time to find a legal team that you can work well with, and who will fight for you is essential. At The Clauson Law Firm, that’s where we come in.
If you find yourself disabled, unable to work, and worried about the future – that's understandable. It's normal to feel overwhelmed in the face of difficult circumstances, especially with an ongoing disability. Those who live in the High Point area should know, however, that they don’t need to struggle alone. Instead of feeling overwhelmed, call the talented and experienced team of disability lawyers at The Clauson Law Firm. From application to appeals, we understand every aspect of the process of fighting for Social Security benefits – and we’re here to help. We’ll walk with you throughout this journey, and we’d love to help you take the first step today. Give us a call – you’ll be glad you did. We look forward to speaking with you soon.