How to Navigate through the Social Security Disability (SSD) Process

For many people, the process that ultimately results in receiving Social Security Disability (SSD) benefits can be confusing and frustrating. With an experienced New York attorney at your side, however, the process can make more sense.

At Law Offices of Joseph A. Romano, P.C., we pride ourselves on working quickly and efficiently. Since 1989, we have provided honest answers and skilled representation to injured clients in the Bronx and throughout New York. If you are considering filing for SSD benefits or you are curious if you are eligible due to your condition, schedule a free consultation with a lawyer to discuss your unique situation.

What Does The SSD Process Look Like?

At first, it might seem confusing, but it is imperative that you prepare yourself for success.

  • Talk to a medical professional: To gain a clear understanding of your condition and any limitations, you should talk to a doctor. It is wise to get the most documentation possible as you will need to show the Social Security Administration (SSA) that you are eligible to receive benefits.
  • File the initial application: Here, again, you can benefit from the knowledge of an experienced attorney. From accurately filling out the paperwork to ensuring that all deadlines are met, a lawyer can provide valuable insight and guidance.
  • Appeal a denial: Unfortunately, many initial applications are denied. Fortunately, however, there is a process set up to appeal these decisions. From a request for reconsideration to requesting a hearing, a skilled attorney can provide the representation you need.

If your illness or condition is preventing you from maintaining gainful employment, there is a government program designed to help you avoid financial peril. Whether you have questions about Social Security Disability or Supplemental Security Income, it is wise to seek the counsel of an experienced attorney. Call us at (855) 965-1515 or email our firm to discuss your matter in greater detail. We can also be reached below.

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