Helping You Apply For Social Security Benefits
The Social Security Administration (SSA) rejects the vast majority of initial applications for Social Security Disability (SSD) benefits. In many, if not most cases, these benefits are denied because the application is incomplete or incorrect. If you have a lawyer on your side to help you complete your application, it can make a significant difference.
At Rosado, Apat & Dudley, LLP, we have a full command of the disability process and how to show the SSA why your application should be approved. With offices in the Bronx, Queens and Freeport, we are strong advocates for disabled men and women across the New York City area.
Are You Eligible For Social Security Disability Insurance?
Certain physical ailments, such as a back or neck injury, a joint injury or a serious illness, may qualify you for SSD benefits. Serious mental and emotional conditions may also qualify you, such as depression, anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and bipolar disorder. Generally, you need to meet the following criteria:
- You are unable to perform gainful work
- Your physical or mental impairment has lasted or is expected to last longer than a year
- You have worked for a sufficient length of time (typically 10 years or more)
Getting Approved For SSDI Benefits
Our firm is highly familiar with the requirements and guidelines for SSD claims. In order to prove these issues to the satisfaction of the SSA, you will need substantial medical evidence to show why you cannot work. Our lawyers will gather all of your medical evidence and help connect the dots to show the SSA why you cannot work and should receive benefits.
Even if your application is denied, do not lose hope. Our attorneys regularly represent clients in SSD appeals and know how to present a compelling case in a hearing.
Get Started With A Free Consultation
We work on all Social Security Disability cases on a no-recovery, no-fee basis, which means you will not owe attorneys’ fees unless we are successful in your claim. There is no risk to get started — we also offer free initial consultations to determine if you are eligible. Call 800-708-8917 to speak to our attorneys and begin the process of securing Social Security benefits, or reach out online to get started.