A Knowledgeable SSDI Benefits Lawyer

Whether you are applying for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits for the first time or you have had your claim denied, there are some things you may not be aware of that you will need to know.

SSDI Lawyer Going The Extra Mile For Clients In Alabama Since 1984

At Arthur Leslie, Attorney at Law LLC, in Montgomery, we have been helping people get the disability benefits they deserve for more than 33 years. Our firm has helped numerous individuals suffering from physical and mental disabilities get the Social Security Disability benefits they deserve. If your disability claim has been denied, do not give up. You owe it to yourself to speak with an experienced Montgomery Social Security Disability attorney about your options. Contact us to schedule a free consultation. We represent clients on a contingency fee basis, meaning you pay no attorney fees unless we win your case.

The Three Things You Need To Know About SSD

The Social Security Administration (SSA) wants people to believe that anyone can file for disability benefits if they qualify. They even have a website with instructions and forms. If it is so easy, though, then why do more than 60 percent of initial claims get denied? What the SSA doesn't want you to know is they would rather not pay out on a disability claim. Many people who have had their claim denied never bother to file an appeal.

  • First thing you need to know: Before you are eligible to receive any disability benefits, you must be unable to work in your primary job for a minimum of 12 months due to your diagnosed disability. It is important to know, however, that you don't have to wait that long before filing. As soon as you know that you will be unable to return to work, you should get your claim into the system. Any money you are awarded in benefits will be back-dated to the date of your application. The day you are approved, you could have many thousands of dollars coming to you in back pay.
  • Second thing you need to know: There are physical and mental conditions that may be approved even if they don't appear on an official "list" of qualifying disabilities. You will need your doctor's official diagnosis in order to qualify for Social Security Disability pay. We have decades of experience handling thousands of claims and know how to work up the claim to your advantage.
  • Third, there is a deadline for filing: After being diagnosed with a disability or qualifying medical condition, you have five years to file a claim with the SSA for disability pay. If you wait longer than five years, your original diagnosis will no longer qualify for approval and the clock will start ticking over again from the date of your updated diagnosis.

Call Us To Discuss Your Initial Claim Or Disability Appeal

Whether you have been denied disability payments or are filing an initial claim, getting the claim submitted correctly is critical to getting approved for payment. Turn your claim over to us. We handle everything and have an excellent record of successful claims on behalf of our clients. We offer a free consultation and don't charge attorneys' fees. You pay only if we help you recover money you are owed for your disability claim.

Call us at 334-356-0699 or contact us by email to arrange an opportunity to meet with attorney Arthur Leslie as soon as possible.

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Montgomery, AL 36106

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