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The Social Security and Supplemental Security Income disability programs are the largest of several Federal programs that provide assistance to people with disabilities. While these two programs are different in many ways, both are administered by the Social Security Administration and only individuals who have a disability and meet medical criteria may qualify for benefits under either program.
When you apply for either program, social security administration will collect medical and other information from you and make a decision about whether or not you meet Social Security's definition of disability:
If your application has recently been denied, the Internet Appeal is a starting point to request a review of the decision about your eligibility for disability benefits. If your application is denied for:
Patrick Merrick Attorney at Law handles social security disability claims in throughout the entire state of Ohio. Typically, social security disability cases regularly involve back pain and neck pain, heart problems, and emotional and mental problems. On a regular basis diagnoses such as heart failure, herniated disks, degenerative disk disease, arthritis, lupus, RSD, bipolar disorder, depression, anxiety, fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue, chronic pain and carpal tunnel syndrome are approved for benefits.
When I represent you on your social security disability (SSD) or supplemental security income (SSI) claim, I will take care of the paperwork like filing appeals and filling out forms. I will contact your doctors and hospitals to get information to support your social security disability case.
In order to win most cases for social security disability(SSD) or supplemental security income (SSI) a claimant must have a hearing before a federal administrative law judge. If your case needs a hearing, I will meet with you before the hearing to fully prepare you for that hearing. I will go to the hearing with you and help you do the best presentation of your case to the judge.
In social security disability claims I do not get paid unless we help you obtain benefits. If I do help you get benefits, I charge 25% of the benefits owed to you up to that time (your "back award").
Some of the typical claims for social security disability(SSD) and supplemental security income (SSI) are:
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