At the Law Office of Jack G. Lezman, PLLC, we have more than 15 years of experience handling Social Security Disability claims. If you have been denied Social Security benefits, then our Founding Attorney the Law Office of Jack G. Lezman, PLLC can help get you the benefits you deserve. Obtaining Social Security Disability benefits can be a long and difficult process that begins with submitting an initial application with the Social Security Administration. Some candidates will qualify for benefits from this initial application. We encourage you to submit this application yourself to see if you are approved for benefits without having to hire an attorney. If you feel that you need assistance in the initial application, however, our firm can be by your side to help you with your application.
Social Security Disability Benefits Denial and Appeals Process
Unfortunately, many people are denied Social Security benefits after this initial application. If you received a denial letter after your initial application, then you need to contact us immediately. You only have 60 days to file an appeal of this decision from the Social Security Administration on you disability benefits. Our attorneys can assist you with filing this appeal. We can file what is known as a Reconsideration of your denial and can complete all the necessary paperwork for you. One important step we can assist you with is in obtaining additional medical evidence to submit with your appeal. During the reconsideration process, your claim will be re-evaluated by Social Security to determine whether the initial denial was proper.
Many individuals are denied again in the reconsideration stage. If you have been denied for Social Security Disability benefits through the reconsideration appeal process, then you need to contact us immediately. You have another 60 days from the date of the denial of the reconsideration to file for a hearing before an administrative law judge. This is the crucial step that can make a significant difference in your case. Our attorneys can assist you in filing for this hearing. We can complete all the required paperwork to submit to Social Security to request the hearing and can obtain all relevant medical evidence to submit to the judge in your case for his review.
Benefit from a Knowledgeable Attorney’s Assistance
Our firm has the knowledge to determine how to most effectively present your evidence and testimony before the administrative law judge to try to obtain a favorable decision to get you approved for Social Security Disability benefits. We offer a free case evaluation to discuss your claim. In addition, our firm works on a contingency fee basis, which means that if you do not receive Social Security Disability benefits, then you will not owe any attorney fees. There is no up-front cost to you. All attorney fees are paid only after a case is won. Contact our firm to learn more about how we can assist you through the process!