What is Social Security Disability
Social Security Disability is a resource offered to those that have a disabling medical condition. There are two ways the Social Security system can help. The first is Social Security Disability Insurance Social Security Disability Insurance is a payroll tax-funded federal insurance program of the United States government. It is managed by the Social Security Administration and designed to provide income supplements to people who are physically restricted in their ability to be employed because of a notable disability. is there for those who have who have worked and paid Social Security taxes the last five out of the past ten years. The second option is similar to a welfare program. Supplemental Security Income SSI stands for Supplemental Security Income. Social Security administers this program. We pay monthly benefits to people with limited income and resources who are disabled, blind, or age 65 or older. Blind or disabled children may also get SSI. helps those who are of low-income households and struggle with a disabling condition.
How a Waukesha Social Security Disability Attorney Can Help
During a scary time in your life, look towards people who are well versed in the Social Security Disability SSD law. SSD attorneys are experienced in understand what the Social Security Administration The Social Security Administration (SSA) is a U.S. government agency that administers social programs covering disability, retirement, and survivors' benefits. It was created in 1935 by President Franklin D. Roosevelt. looks for in an application.
Having an ally in your corner can ensure you get the results you’re looking for. At Hoglund Law, our attorneys can face the application with ease and can point out flaws in the application that would deter you from receiving benefits.
Who Qualifies for Social Security Disability
There are two ways to qualify for Social Security Disability. The first option is for applicants to prove that they cannot perform substantial gainful activity. The second option is to meet the requirements that the SSA lists.
The SSA created a list of disabling medical conditions. If an applicant meets the requirements, they could be automatically accepted for benefits. Some of those ailments are cardiovascular conditions, cancer, musculoskeletal conditions, neurological disorders, and immune system disorders. For the full list, click here.
To learn about which option your case best fits, call Hoglund Law to schedule a free case evaluation.
Why Are People Denied Social Security Disability
The most common reason applicants get denied is because of a lack of supporting evidence relating to their condition. Because of this, it’s important to continue gathering evidence and seeking care for your condition. The more supporting medical evidence you add to your file, the easier it will be to get benefits.
There are also other factors that can result in a denial. Continual drug and alcohol use, participating in fraud, a condition lasting less than 12 months, and a refusal to cooperate can all lead to a denial.
Have You Been Denied SSDI / SSI?
Denials can be common because the SSA holds high standards. They want to make sure they give care to people who genuinely need it. The SSA gives the applicant an option to appeal their case after a denial. If the applicant decides to appeal, they only have a limited time to file. Once filed, it’s important to find the proper representation. A trusted attorney can advise any last-minute additions to your file and plan the best route to take to win your case.
Statistically, you are more likely to win your case with an attorney. The hearing will be much easier with an attorney by your side because, with their experience, they can present legal arguments, raise objections, cross examine witnesses, present evidence, and disprove false assumptions regarding your condition appropriately.
Finding the right attorney for you can be easy at Hoglund Law because of the free case evaluations we offer. We can help you get the benefits you need as efficiently as possible.
Hoglund, Chwialkowski & Mrozik PLLC - Waukesha, WI
2727 N Grandview Blvd Suite 112
Waukesha, WI 53188
Our Office Hours:
Monday – Thursday : 7:00 AM – 9:00 PM | Friday : 7:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Saturday : 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM | Sunday : Closed
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How to apply for Social Security Benefits in Waukesha
To apply for SSD benefits, you can file over the phone, online, or in person at the Waukesha Social Security Administration office at 707 N Grand Ave, Waukesha, WI 53186. Allow yourself 25 minutes to an hour and a half to file.
Make sure you bring a list of contact information from all employers within the last 15 years, contact information for all hospitals and doctors relating to your condition, and all prescribed medication relating to your condition.
This information helps the SSA properly evaluate your case. If you cannot gather all the necessary information, you can always add more information to your file later. If you have questions regarding your file, set up a free case evaluation with Hoglund Law.
Social Security 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
Closed on Federal Holidays.
About Waukesha, WI
Being a short drive from Milwaukee and a short drive to camping spots, Waukesha is deemed a sweet spot. The downtown area holds various events, like music in the park or Oktoberfest. The community gets the chance to congregate in the beautiful downtown area. It’s easy to get involved!
The school systems are very good and drive families to the city. Teachers in Waukesha are known for being engaged with their students. Neighbors get to know each other, and your house will always feel like home because of it.