San Diego Social Security Disability Attorneys
If a medical condition has threatened your ability to work for more than one year or permanently, you likely feel overwhelmed trying to make ends meet. Obtain experienced legal counsel to help you get back on your feet.
The law firm of Bender & Gritz, APLC, provides a strong voice for accident victims and individuals with work-related injuries. We are committed to helping our clients rebuild their lives with the benefits they are entitled to receive, including Social Security Disability (SSDI) insurance benefits. This is a monthly monetary-safety net available to individuals with qualifying disabilities.
We are also available to try and maximize your recovery options through possibly pursuing a personal injury or workers' compensation claim. Put our client-driven approach to work for you. Contact our law firm today to schedule free initial consultation with a highly skilled SSD claims lawyer.
Who Qualifies for SSDI Benefits?
To qualify for SSDI benefits, you must prove you have a disabling physical or mental impairment such as:
- Back and neck injuries
- Traumatic brain injuries
- Knee, shoulder and join injuries
- Carpel tunnel
- Chronic pain
- Heart, pulmonary and breathing disorders
- Qualifying mental conditions such as depression, bipolar disorder, anxiety and post-traumatic stress disorder
- Lupus or other chronic illnesses
- Loss or severe reduction in eyesight
- HIV and AIDS
- Fibromyalgia or arthritis
SSDI benefits are available to individuals with qualifying medical conditions who have been part of the workforce for approximately five of the last 10 years. Unfortunately, individuals with valid claims are often denied the first time they apply. Our law firm's Social Security Disability lawyer, Carl Kreibich, provides experienced legal counsel to guide clients through the appeals process.
Helping Clients Navigate Through the Appeals Process
If the Social Security Administration has denied your claims for SSDI benefits, unfortunately you are not alone. Most requests are denied the first time around. A highly skilled Social Security Disability lawyer will be invaluable to helping you navigate through the appeals process. At Bender & Gritz, we have advocated for many clients in similar situations to yours. We are adept at handling appeals before administrative law judges (ALJ). We know how to effectively incorporate medical testimony illustrating the extent of your medical condition. Our law firm also knows how to develop strong appeals based on what administrative law judges are looking to see.
If the ALJ's decision proves to be unfavorable, our work is not over. We will request for the Social Security Appeals Council to review the legitimacy of your SSDI claim. We understand this is likely an emotionally draining time for you and your family. The last thing you need is to be left with any surprises. We want you to know that obtaining the benefits you need can take some time. But, you can feel confident knowing we will take every measure possible to improve your chances of securing the benefits you need.
Contact Our El Cajon/San Diego SSDI Claims Lawyers
If your medical condition has affected your ability to continue working, contact Bender & Gritz online or call us toll-free at 866-603-7941 to schedule a free initial consultation. Bender & Gritz is located in San Diego, but we handled cases throughout California and the nation. Our law firm charges no attorney fees, unless we are able to prevail on your behalf
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