Social Security Disability Attorney Representing Clients in Roswell, Carlsbad, Artesia, Hobbs, Alamogordo, and throughout Southeastern New Mexico
Being unable to work due to a disability can be stressful as bills accumulate and pressures mount. While Social Security Disability is available to help, obtaining the benefits that you are entitled to is not always easy. More than half of all initial applications for Social Security Disability benefits are turned down, leaving families unsure of what options are available. The Grandjean Law Firm is here to help.
Why Do I Need an Attorney to Help Me Obtain SSDI Benefits?
While its true that an applicant is not required to have an attorney assist them with their initial application for benefits, statistics show that less than half of initial applications are accepted. Once a denial is received, there is a multi-step appeal process that must be undertaken, with many applicants who qualify for benefits having to take many steps to ultimately be approved. Without experience in navigating this process, an applicant’s chance of success is smaller. The numbers show that applicants on appeal who have a lawyer generally obtain better results than those without.
What Will an Attorney Be Able to Do For Me When Applying for SSDI Benefits?
The Grandjean Law Firm will be able to assist you in a variety of ways to ensure that your application is ultimately successful. First, at your free consultation, we will be able to provide you with a roadmap of the various steps in the process so you fully understand what to expect. Next, we will assist in gathering the necessary information to support your initial application, giving you the best shot of being accepted for benefits at the initial stage.
If your initial application is denied, our firm will assist you in each step of the appeal process. Preparation for a hearing in front of an administrative law judge is critical to success. Our firm will assist in making sure your supporting documents are up to date and will also prepare you for the hearing process. At the hearing, asking the correct questions to the vocational expert and being able to respond to the inquiries of the administrative law judge are key to a successful claim. Our firm will also assist you if further steps in the appeal process are necessary.
How Much Will It Cost Me to Hire An Attorney for My SSDI Case?
The client will never be responsible for attorney fees unless there Social Security Disability case is successful. Upon successful completion of your case, fees will be deducted as a percentage of backpay awarded. Our initial consultation is free, click here to schedule yours.