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What is Social Security Disability

Social Security Disability benefits are a precaution set in place by the government to protect individuals who are unable to work as a result of a long-term disability. Disability benefits are split into two categories, Social Security Disability SSDI and Supplemental Security Income SSI. The difference between the two is that SSDI provides support to people who have been employed long enough to have been able to earn enough work credits and have paid into Social Security taxes. On the other hand, SSI is for adults and children with limited income and resources who have never worked. Medical eligibility for either program is determined through a comparable process in most cases.

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How a Milford Social Security Disability Attorney Can Help

Applying for Social Security Disability can be a daunting process. Gathering paperwork, contacting the correct people, and building a case can be overwhelming especially when you’re already struggling to make ends meet. Hoglund Law’s Social Security Disability attorneys are readily available to help you with their years of experience with thousands of clients. They will ensure that your disability case is prepared correctly, corresponding with Social Security Administration regulations. Without the help of our attorneys, you may find yourself stuck or at a loss. To ensure maximum benefits the most efficient way possible, contact our firm today.

Who Qualifies for Social Security Disability

The SSA has very strict criteria pertaining to who gets approved for benefits. To qualify for benefits, an individual must under 65 and both be permanently disabled or with a condition severe enough to restrict them from working, along with showing a financial need, meaning no income, and less than $2,000 in assets. To qualify for SSDI, the applicant must have both contributed towards FICA premiums while working and have acquired enough work credits which the exact requirements vary depending on age. In regard to qualifying medical conditions, there is a list of commonly approved conditions available here, with a separate list of qualifications for people under the age of 18.

Why Are People Denied Social Security Disability

People are denied SSD due to a variety of reasons. The biggest reasons include if your disability is due to drug and alcohol abuse, your medication condition is short term, you have previous convictions, lack of evidence, or are failing to comply with treatment. Oftentimes social workers will ask questions about follow-up appointments to make sure that the client is actively seeking and complying with treatment. An attorney can help keep you on track and make sure you are receiving the benefits you deserve.

Have You Been Denied SSDI / SSI?

If you have been denied once already, don’t give up. Our experienced attorneys have helped over 30,000 clients receive the benefits they deserve. Our team will build a strong, clear case to bring to court by gathering medical data and building evidence, along with helping you stay on track with your treatments in order to increase your odds of being approved. Data shows that hiring an attorney nearly doubles your chances of being approved for disability benefits.

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How to apply for Social Security Benefits in Milford

You can apply for Social Security benefits online, over the phone, or in person at a Social Security Administration office at 10204 Reading Road, Cincinnati, OH 45241. Allow yourself 30 minutes to an hour and a half to apply.

In order to be prepared, a couple things you should have ready are your Social Security number and proof of age along with the names, addresses, and phone numbers of people and clinics involved in your care and lastly a summary of employment and a full list of impairments, symptoms and conditions. Investigate the full list of documents and information required listed on the Social Security Administration website.

If you have any questions about this process or what you need to apply, contact Hoglund Law for a free case evaluation. Our attorneys can help guide you through this extensive process.

Your Local Social Security Office

US Social Security Administration

Address: 10204 Reading Road, Cincinnati, OH 45241

Phone: 1 (800) 772-1213 or TTY: 1 (800) 325-0778

10204 Reading Road
Cincinnati, OH 45241

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Social Security Administration Office Hours

Monday 9:00am – 4:00pm
Tuesday 9:00am – 4:00pm
Wednesday 9:00am – 12:00pm
Thursday 9:00am – 4:00pm
Friday 9:00am – 4:00pm
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Closed on Federal Holidays.

About Milford, OH

Milford is located 16 miles east of Cincinnati. The historic city was founded in 1796 and is home to around 7,000 people. The city’s motto is “On the Little Miami,” because The Little Miami Bike Trail that runs from Newtown to Springfield goes through Milford where several other hiking trails coincide but there is something for everyone. In this lovely little city, you can spend the day doing anything from antiquing to checking out the unique bars and restaurants or spending the day outdoors.