Nationwide SS Disability Attorneys
If you are disabled and unable to work, you may be feeling anxious and stressed about your future. If you are having difficulty obtaining Social Security disability benefits, you may be feeling frustrated, even angry. The Social Security disability benefits process can be complex for most applicants. If your original application is not 100 percent complete or does not contain all documentation and information required by the SSD, your application will almost certainly be denied.
Having experienced assistance with your Social Security disability application can make all the difference in the outcome, and our attorneys have the knowledge and skills to give you the best chance of success. If you have any questions about Carmichael Law Group, we hope you will give us the opportunity to answer all your questions.
At Carmichael Law Group, we are nationwide disability lawyers who work hard to ensure our disabled clients receive the benefits they need and deserve. We understand that you have worked hard in your life and that now that you are unable to work and make a living due to issues beyond your control, you may be feeling overwhelmed. The experienced Carmichael Law Group wants to help you through this difficult time by fighting for your SSA disability benefits.
Our attorneys understand the complexities associated with obtaining SSD benefits. The filing process can be arduous, with only about a third of all those who apply for SSD benefits being approved at first application. Fortunately, there is an appeals process. You can first have a reconsideration of your initial denial and if that is unsuccessful you can present your appeal before an Administrative Law Judge. This is the stage where your Carmichael Law Group SSD attorney affords you the very best chance of approval. While the appeals process is lengthy and often frustrating, it is definitely worth the effort.
Experienced nationwide disability attorneys at Carmichael Law Group can assist you with any or all of the following:
- Preparing and filing your initial application for disability benefits
- Ensuring you have all the medical documentation you need for an SSD approval
- Using the SSA listing of impairments to ensure your condition qualifies for SSD benefits
- Appealing a negative Social Security disability decision at any of the four levels of appeal
While meeting the listing impairment is important, equally important is you and your story. We know how to tell your story so that it clearly shows the adverse impact your condition has had on your day-to-day life activities, as well as your ability to work. We will ensure you meet the five-step review process, then tell your story in such a way that you have the very best chance of success in obtaining disability benefits.
Social Security does not pay for partial disability or short-term disability—only total disability. SSA determines whether you are disabled by asking the following five questions:
- Are you currently working? If you are working, and you are consistently making more than $1,310 per month, you will probably not be considered disabled.
- Does your disability prevent you from performing basic work-related activities (walking, standing, sitting, remembering)? In short, is your condition considered “severe?”
- Does your disabling medical condition meet or equal the severity of a listing found in the Blue Book list of medical conditions?
- Are you able to do the work you did prior to your disability?
- Can you make an adjustment to do any other type of work?
Carmichael Law Group LLC has offices in the communities of Opelika, AL, Dothan, AL, and Columbus, GA, but can help you no matter where you live in the United States with Social Security Disability claim. Our primary area of practice is Social Security Disability. At our law firm, we want to do everything that we can to help our clients obtain the best possible outcome in their legal matters. Let us show you that client service is our utmost priority.
When you have a physical or mental condition that prevents you from working, the Social Security Disability Attorneys of Carmichael Law Group know it directly affects your ability to provide for yourself and your family. That is why if your medical conditions prevent you from working, it is so important that you file a disability application immediately. Once you have a pending application with Social Security, Attorney Brian Carmichael may go on record as your disability lawyer and help you win your case as fast as possible.
The forms an individual is required to complete as part of the initial determination can be used against claimants if not filled out in the most advantageous way that fully encompasses all symptoms caused by the medical conditions. That is why we feel it is so important that claimants obtain representation from the start of their claim. Let our nationwide disability lawyers partner with you from the start of your claim so we may win you the disability benefits you deserve. If you are struggling to obtain Social Security disability benefits, or you need a highly-qualified personal injury attorney, Carmichael Law Group can help.
About Carmichael Law Group
Along with Brian Carmichael, attorney William Hester practices Social Security disability law for the firm, helping disabled claimants in all fifty states receive the disability benefits they need and deserve. Attorney Clarke Walker has been a consumer bankruptcy attorney, helping people file Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy, for more than 10 years. Clarke has helped thousands of consumers and small business owners get relief through bankruptcy.
Jessica Benjamin is a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor who helps clients with disabilities obtain Social Security disability benefits. Laura Griffiths answers all our clients’ questions, plans for their appointments, and help resolve their concerns, always going the extra mile to make their visit a positive experience. At Carmichael Law Group we understand that you have choices when you are looking for an attorney. We hope you will take a look at our website and give us a call because we believe we can help with your Social Security disability benefits. Contact Carmichael Law Group today!