Social Security Disability Attorneys

At The Dansby Law Firm, P.C. we help people navigate the Social Security system, get fair treatment, and obtain needed benefits. The Social Security Administration offers a number of programs to help people who are disabled.

Most common programs

  • Social Security Disability (SSD) benefits include a monthly income payment and medical insurance. To qualify, you must demonstrate that you are eligible to apply (based on the amount and duration of your contributions to the Social Security program) and have a qualifying disability.
  • Supplemental Security Income (SSI) is an assistance program designed for low-income individuals and those who may not be eligible for SSD.

Both types of applications give you the option of completing them online, in person, or by telephone or mail.

We understand that dealing with the Social Security bureaucracy is overwhelming and at times, frustrating. The Montgomery Alabama Social Security Disability attorneys at The Dansby Law Firm, P.C. are experienced Social Security Disability attorneys who can help you understand how to process your claim.

Disability determination

In its initial assessment, the Social Security Administration will try to determine if your disability prevents you from performing "substantial" work in any occupation for at least 12 months. Your disability will be compared with a list of impairments the SSA feels are sufficiently severe to qualify immediately as disabled.

If your disability is not on the list, or determined not to be of equal severity to a condition on the list, the SSA will then determine if your condition interferes with your ability to do any type of work, taking into consideration your age, education, and past work experience.

If the SSA denies your claim, it is important to call us right away. If you do not appeal the denial within 60 days, you may have to start over with a new application. At The Dansby Law Firm, P.C. we will file your Montgomery Alabama Social Security Disability appeal and help move the process along as efficiently as possible.

If you do wish to file a claim, and are having or expect to encounter difficulty, it is also important that you contact us right away. Remember, even in the best of circumstances, claims can take up to eight months to be processed, and over a year if an appeal is involved.

Contact us for help

We understand that the denial of SSD benefits puts a serious financial burden on anyone who has been seriously injured and can no longer work. We are committed to helping you get the assistance you deserve.

 

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