Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) offers financial assistance to individuals unable to continue working due to serious medical conditions or injuries. Obtaining social security benefits can be complicated and confusing. which is why having an expert New Jersey Social Security Disability attorney on your side is critical. Applicants with quality representation stand a far better chance of having their application approved.
During the initial application process, we take all steps to ensure your case has the best chance of being approved for benefits. We will evaluate all medical records, interact with healthcare experts fill out all necessary paperwork, and interact with the Social Security Administration.
If your application is initially denied, we will file your appeal and do everything necessary to prepare your case for a hearing. We will handle everything and, most importantly, will prepare you for your appearance before the Judge who will decide your case.
We represent individuals with a range of medical conditions including:
Many people do not apply for social security disability benefits because the process can be quite complicated. Many others abandon their cases after receiving an initial denial although the vast majority of awards are made at a later stage.
Michael Kalmus has years of experience as a top West Orange, NJ social security disability attorney successfully representing hundreds of applicants and is a recognized expert in the field. Let him help you get the benefits you deserve. If you think that you or your loved one is unable to work because of a medical condition, get in touch with us today. The consultation is always free!
The easiest way to apply for social security disability benefits is by going to the official website of the SSDI. There are many helpful tips and resources there. For example, if you're applying online, you should make sure that you put down your full name, date of birth, address, phone number, email address, and other information requested.
You also need to provide medical documentation showing how your illness affects your ability to work. This includes doctor's notes, test results, and hospital records. In addition, you must submit evidence showing that you've applied for work within the past 12 months.
If you don't have access to these documents, you can ask for them from your doctor. He or she will likely give them to you if they believe you are disabled.
If you decide to apply for social security benefits yourself, you must fill out all the forms correctly and submit them in person at your local SSA office. You'll need proof of your identity (such as a driver's license), proof of your current income (like pay stubs), and proof of your employment history (like W2 forms).
Remember that you cannot appeal a decision about whether or not you qualify for benefits until 60 days after receiving notice of the denial.
In most states, less than half of people who file for disability get approved. And even though you might be approved after going through the appeals process, you'll still have to pay back any money you got while waiting for approval. There are 3 ODAR offices in the state of NJ. Newark, Jersey City, and South Jersey.
While some people try to apply for benefits themselves, most are unsuccessful without the help of an experienced New Jersey Social Security Disability lawyer. Your attorney will know which judge has been assigned to your claim and will prepare your case properly, giving you the best chance of winning. Schedule a free consultation with a New Jersey Social Security disability lawyer by filling out the free evaluation form on this site, we want to help.