Preparing for the hearing of a Social Security Disability claim can be a very complicated affair. Most claimants have no idea on proper and thorough preparation prior to the hearing date. If you are initiating a Social Security claim, or you have been denied and you want to appeal, you will need representation by experienced Social Security Lawyers. Below are some of the reasons for filing an SSD claim with the help of an attorney.
Proper development of the case
While a lawyer may not guarantee that you will be awarded social security benefits, will at least ensure that the case is properly developed prior to and during the hearing by ensuring proper handling of the paperwork and evidence. Lawyers possess adequate familiarity with social security rules and regulations, as well as being familiar with the adjudication process owing to their vast experience with social security claims. Armed with prior knowledge on the questions that the judge is likely to ask, an attorney will prepare you on what to expect so that you are not caught off guard, increasing your chances of winning.
Social security attorneys are paid on contingency basis
Once you engage the services of a social security attorney, you will not have to worry about his fees. This is because they only collect fees after winning the case. This arrangement has an added advantage since the lawyer will put maximum effort towards winning the case, since it is the only way he can guarantee getting paid.
Winning maximum back pay
The amount of back pay you get will depend on your success in obtaining a favourable onset date. It is therefore imperative that you be able prove the earliest possible onset. A social security attorney will ensure that this is done without much trouble, winning you more back pay.
Speeding up the case
An attorney is going to improve your chances of having your claim approved at the initial application, eliminating the necessity for appealing. This will ensure that your case is finalized expediently, saving you valuable time.
If you have been unable to work due to a medical condition, you are entitled to apply for social security benefits. To do this expediently, you will need the assistance of experienced Social Security Lawyers. Contact Nash Disability Law, a law firm dedicated to helping people in Chicago Metro area win their benefits.