No longer able to work any of the jobs you held in the past 15 years? Unable to work any job in the national economy? If that description fits your situation, that is, you are unable to work due to a medical condition you have had, or are expected to have, for at least twelve months, speak to The Social Security disability Nurse-Attorney about your options. If you want to file a claim for Social Security disability benefits keep in mind you should be receiving medical treatment, that is, visiting a medical provider at least several times a year due to the condition(s) which you state makes you unable to work.
If you have a severe medical condition and are considering filing an application for Social Security disability benefits, you may obtain a free consultation (410) 433-4040. Timing an application for Social Security disability benefits is important for a winning claim. Keep in mind, for some people filing a claim at the moment is not advisable. Whether or not to apply for Social Security disability benefits is a complex decision, with which you should have the assistance of an experienced Social Security disability lawyer. Attorney Levian, an experienced Social Security disability attorney and nurse, will review your medical and work histories, walk you through the application and appeal process, and in a very simple and straight forward manner discuss with you the strengths and weaknesses of your claim.
The lawyer you choose to represent you in a claim for Social Security disability benefits is very important. Your lawyer should have years of experience handling SSDI and SSI initial application claims, appeals for reconsideration, Disability Determination Service (DDS) evaluations, and hearings with Administrative Law Judges (ALJ’s). Should your claim be denied at the hearing level you will want an attorney who can handle an Appeal at the Appeals Council and, if necessary, the Federal District Court. Attorney Levian has assisted people with claims for Social Security disability insurance (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI), for more than 20 years.
Attempting to obtain disability benefits from the Social Security Administration (SSA) is a frustrating, challenging, and often confusing process. Attorney Levian’s medical background is a gold mine when it comes to reviewing medical records and drafting winning legal arguments. Attorney and nurse, Levian understands the complexity of your medical history, living with the stress of daily life while managing chronic illness, as well as caring for loved ones with chronic conditions. Attorney Levian brings this understanding and compassion to every client, conversation, and meeting. Clients often remark, “I knew I should call you. You’re are a nurse and you understand my situation.”
To discuss the possibility of filing an application for Social Security disability benefits, or an existing claim, contact (410) 433-4040. We will obtain detailed information, review your medical and work histories, analyze your situation, and honestly discuss what is the best move for you. Keep in mind in order to prove you have a condition severe enough to cause you to be unable to work, you must have treatment for your condition and therefore medical records. Obtaining treatment is important because it shows you are attempting to get better, which might allow you to return to work in the future. It is vital that you have documentation of your attempts to do whatever you can to get better, for example, visits to a medical provider and compliance with the treatment plan. If you do not have insurance, you may contact free-clinics.com for an online directory of free clinics which offer all types of health services in your area. You may also want to investigate the possibility of healthcare through healthcare.gov.
Every person we assist is an individual with a unique history. We are blessed with the ability to compassionately help others and enjoy doing so in an atmosphere of respect and dignity. We can electronically file online your initial claim for Social Security disability (SSDI). Presently, the SSA requires initial claims for Supplemental Security Income (SSI) to be filed at your local SSA office. If your initial claim for SSDI and/or SSI is denied, we can electronically file your Appeal online. We ensure all appeals and medical records are submitted on time, so that cases are not denied or dismissed for avoidable reasons. In addition, we make sure your medical records are updated and seen by the judge prior to your hearing.
Should you be waiting for a hearing, it is vitally important you obtain representation. As for the attorney fee, all attorneys are paid the same under SSA regulation. You may not pay an attorney up front to handle a Social Security disability claim. Congress stated an attorney who handles a claim for Social Security disability benefits, may receive 25% of past due (retroactive) benefits, up to a maximum of $7,200.00, whichever is less. For your lawyer to obtain $7,200.00, you must be awarded at least $28,800.00 in retroactive benefits. If you are awarded more than $28.800.00 in retroactive benefits, the attorney may only receive $7,200.00. If you are not awarded retroactive benefits, your attorney will not receive an attorney fee. If you are awarded, for example, $1,000.00, in retroactive benefits, your attorney will receive 25%, that is $250.00.
With Attorney Levian you are in capable hands. Attorney Levian will explain the hearing process to you, patiently review and answer all of your questions, facilitate your understanding of the hearing process, teach you how to speak at a hearing, and passionately advocate for you at the hearing. Attorney Levian handles only Social Security disability matters, and represents people with claims in Maryland, Delaware, Pennsylvania, Virginia, the District of Columbia, as well as throughout the United States. For a free consultation call (410) 433-4040, or complete the contact form on this page.