Financial independence is something everyone values as it allows people to live comfortably and provide for their families. If you cannot work full time because of an injury or illness, you will not be able to achieve financial independence which makes it very difficult to make ends meet. Fortunately, you can apply for benefits from the Social Security Administration (SSA) if you have a documented illness or disability that makes you unable to work 40 hours per week. Through the Social Security Disability Program, you can receive financial assistance that will allow you to provide for your family so you can focus on your health.
If you cannot work full time due to an illness or disability in Waukegan, IL, our disability lawyers at Good Law Group can help you obtain Social Security Disability or Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits. Our attorneys have more than 30 years of experience and extensive knowledge of Social Security Disability Law and we will work diligently to prove your case and obtain the disability benefits you deserve. We will be there with you through each step of the process from helping with your SSD application to representing you through appeals.
Our attorneys will provide you with a free initial evaluation of your case to determine your eligibility for SSD benefits. You can reach us in Waukegan, IL by calling (847) 577-4476 or by submitting a contact form. You will not be charged any fees or out of pocket costs unless we are successful in getting SSD or SSI benefits.
Why Call Our Disability Attorneys?
If an illness or disability prevents you from working full time, then SSD and SSI benefits are an important means of income for support. Working with our social security disability attorneys will increase your chances of obtaining SSD benefits. Our attorneys specialize in Social Security Disability Law and can navigate the complex processes to help you obtain your benefits. Social Security Disability Law has its own legal system including procedures, courts, and judges, and working with an attorney that understands this system gives you an advantage.
With over 30 years of legal experience, our attorneys can work through the complex process of obtaining your SSD or SSI benefits. We will focus on presenting your case to prove your eligibility whether we are helping you with your SSD application or representing you in an appeals process. We also have an office located in Waukegan, IL so we can meet with you face to face to work on the details of your case. Our attorneys know the local system and we are familiar with the judges, Social Security office workers, and healthcare providers in the area.
First Time SSD Applicants
Let Our Attorneys Assist with Your SSD Application
It is already overwhelming to apply for SSD benefits because of the complexity of the process. Applying for SSD benefits as you manage your illness or injury and worry about providing for your family only makes the process more stressful. Your application needs to be filled out correctly and be submitted with the right documentation or you are likely to get denied. The Social Security Administration denies about 65 percent of applications they receive, and 91 percent of those applications denied then go through the appeals process to try and obtain the benefits.
The best way to improve your chance of having your SSD application accepted is to turn in an application that is completely filled out and accompanied by the right documentation. If your application is denied, you will have to go through an appeals process that can take a lot of your time and delay the benefits that you need to support your family. Our attorneys will ensure that your application is filled out correctly and turned in with the proper paperwork. We understand why the Social Security Administration denies applications so we can help you avoid these common mistakes. Talking to our attorneys before you turn in your application is advised to improve your chances of approval.
Our social security disability attorneys can assist you with the following:
- First time application: The Social Security Administration denies almost two-thirds of the applications they receive for SSD and SSI benefits. Our attorneys will review your application and ensure it is done correctly to give you a better chance of being approved.
- Reconsideration: If your application is denied, our attorneys will file a notice of intent to appeal to request reconsideration of your application. We will also be present at your meeting with the reconsideration review officer.
- Hearing: If your case goes to a hearing, our attorney will represent you at your hearing and present your case to the Administrative Law Judge (ALJ).
- Appeals: Our attorneys can request to have your case heard by the Appeals Council and present your case to the administrative appeals judges.
- Federal appeal: If your case must go through the Federal appeals process, our attorneys can represent you and help work your case through this complicated process.
Social Security Disability Attorneys in Waukegan, IL
Our attorneys at Good Law Group are ready to represent those in Waukegan, IL who need Social Security Disability benefits. Give us a call at (847) 577-4476 or submit a contact form to talk to our attorneys. If we do not obtain SSD or SSI benefits, you will not have to pay any out of pocket costs.