Mississippi Social Security Disability Lawyer
Your Social Security Disability Advocate in Mississippi
Times are tough, but if you are unable to work because of a disability,
they can be even tougher. If you’ve applied for disability and been
denied, you might even feel hopeless, but rest assured that help is available.
Contact a Mississippi Social Security Disability lawyer from Richard Schwartz
& Associates Injury Lawyers, P.A. today for counsel. We know you need
someone to fight for you and how important your case is. Our number one
priority is getting you the help you need and deserve!
What Is Social Security Disability?
SSD laws and guidelines can be confusing and complicated. To gain an understanding
of these laws, you must first understand the term disability. Disability
occurs in the functional interaction between a person and the environment,
including the person's:
- Physical condition
- Social and policy environment
These laws are designed to protect those who paid into this insurance fund
in the event they become disabled. A number of federal and state programs
provide assistance to those who are disabled.
These programs include:
Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) is what we pay through payroll deductions. This insures against the possibility
that you cannot work anymore due to a disability. SSDI is available to
people who worked long enough and recently enough to have paid in a significant
amount through their payroll deductions.
Supplemental Security Income (SSI) is for or those who have not paid into the insurance fund through payroll
deductions, money may be available through SSI. It is paid to those with
little or no income and very few assets, who may or may not have ever worked.
Medicare is a Social Security benefit. It is federally-funded health insurance
for those over age 65 and is also available to individuals who were on
SSDI for 24 months. Immediate eligibility is available for some special
circumstances, but usually not for mental health disabilities.
Medicaid is health insurance available for those on SSI. It is managed by the state
for their residents, and jointly funded by the federal and state governments.
How Can a Lawyer Help Me?
If your Social Security Disability claim has been denied, a good attorney
can remove much of the stress from the appeals process.
A Mississippi Social Security Disability attorney from our firm can:
- File your appeal paperwork for you
- Check the status of your pending claim
- Protect your privacy by providing the government with necessary information
- Receive copies of all correspondence sent to you
- Ensure that deadlines are met and all official inquiries are properly fulfilled
We have the knowledge of how to apply, and more importantly, how to appeal.
We’ve dealt with cases throughout the state and can make a difference for you.
Applying for Social Security Disability
The attorneys at Richard Schwartz & Associates want to fight for you
so you can be able to enjoy the benefits that you deserve. We can advise
you on how to apply for social security benefits, as well as what to do
if you happen to be denied.
The Federal Social Security Disability Act defines a disability as being
unable to engage in a workplace environment due to a physical or mental
impairment, which can be expected to last for a continuous period of not
less than twelve months. The word disability also applies if your condition
or working while under your condition can result in death.
We can help you make a claim if you suffer from:
- Autoimmune Disease
- Head Trauma
- Hearing Loss
- Heart Disease
- Herniated Disc
- Joint Problems
- Kidney Disease
- Liver Disease
- Repetitive Stress Injury
Preparing for Your SSD Case
The disability process can be intimidating and frustrating, but you can
lean on us for support. We can protect your rights and guide you through
the process from start to finish.
If you’ve been denied, we can help by:
- Gathering the necessary medical records from your doctors
- Assisting you in filling out any forms required by the Social Security
- Filing necessary appeals in a timely fashion
- Working hard to get you approved without the need for a hearing by arguing
your case in written form
- Preparing you for that hearings and argue on your behalf in front of an
Administrative Law Judge
- Most importantly, dedicating ourselves to making sure you get the help you need
Common SSI Benefit Questions
What Should I Do if I've Been Denied SSI Benefits?
Our Mississippi SSI lawyers are passionate about helping you with your
case. If you have been denied, call Richard Schwartz & Associates
today so we can begin to fight for you. Applying for disability benefits
can be intimidating and frustrating. We can give you the legal support
that you may need and protect your rights as we guide you through the
process from start to finish.
If I've Been Denied SSI, What Can You Do for Me?
Our SSI attorneys gather the necessary medical records from your doctors,
assist you in filling out any forms required by the Social Security Administration,
and file such paperwork in a timely fashion. We promise to work hard to
get you approved by arguing your case without the need of a hearing. If
your case does go to a hearing, we will prepare you and argue your SSDI
case in front of an Administrative Law judge on your behalf. Bust most
importantly, our attorneys make sure you get everything that you need
through this time.
How Much Will it Cost Me to Get a Lawyer?
We do not collect a fee unless we win your claim! Do not wait any longer
to take action by calling a Mississippi SSD lawyer at Richard Schwartz
& Associates. We are available to represent clients throughout the
state and can put our 35+ years of insight and experience to work on your
Talk to our advocates for free today.
Call our firm at (601) 869-0696!