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When Should You Call a Social Security Disability Attorney? January 9, 2019

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When Should You Call a Social Security Disability Attorney?, Dothan, Alabama

Social Security disability offers vital financial support and health care services to workers whose medical conditions make it impossible to support themselves. However, the application process can be extremely complex, and approximately two-thirds of applications are rejected, often for technical reasons that have nothing to do with your actual medical condition. Hiring an attorney will dramatically improve your chances of success and may help you get the benefits you need more quickly. Here’s when you should call a social security disability attorney for your claim.

Before Filing Your Application

social security disabilityThe earlier your Social Security disability lawyer begins working on your case, the more helpful they can be. Attorneys who’ve been through the process several times will know how to assemble your evidence and emphasize points that support the validity of your claim. If your claim is initially denied, your lawyer will have all the background information they need to aggressively appeal that decision if they’ve been working with you since the beginning.

Your Claim Is Denied

Many Social Security claims are initially rejected, often due to incomplete paperwork, insufficient evidence, or just simple mistakes. Fortunately, you do have the right to appeal and have a lawyer represent you during the process. With their understanding of the Social Security disability system, your attorney will collect evidence from your health care providers, show how your impairment limits your ability to work, and help you prepare for the hearing. Having a legal professional who understands what questions to ask and how judges reach their decisions can be the key to a successful appeal.


If you’re planning on filing for Social Security disability or your claim has already been denied, let the attorneys at The Gil Law Firm work with the government for you. From their offices in Dothan, they’ve been fighting for the rights of disabled workers throughout Alabama for nearly 20 years. Visit their website to see how they can help you get the benefits you deserve, get more tips and advice on Twitter, or call (334) 673-0100 to arrange a free consultation with an attorney today.

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