Disability questions? Do you have disability questions for a lawyer? I have now been taking Social Security Disability claims in Tennessee and the United States for 16 years, I find that many people have disability questions, below are some of the most asked disability questions:
How do I get an attorney, I have no money?Attorneys’ are permitted to take your claim on a contingency fee.
Who is eligible? Most people who have worked the 5 years before they became disabled will qualify for Disability Insurance, there is another program called SSI for people who have not worked enough to qualify for Social Security Disability. Are there more disability questions and answers on this topic? Yes.
What age do you have to be? A parent may apply for a child, either an adult child or a minor child. An 18 year old may apply for themselves. Are there more answers for disability questions concerncing age? yes.
How do they determine my disability? Many disability questions involve an answer such as this, many factors are used by Social Security, some but not all are; a grid system, a listing of disabilities, your testimony, work history, and medical records.
How do I get started and who will answer my disability questions? You will need to apply, as your lawyer I will answer your disability questions.
Can I hire an attorney before I apply? Yes you can.
After the first denial what happens? Your time starts to run for an appeal, you may feel free to call me and I would be pleased to discuss this with you.
Where does Mr. McMurtry accept Social Security Disability cases? I take them in Tennessee, Kentucky and the United States.
What does my attorney do if Reconsideration is denied? Your attorney can then ask for a hearing before a Federal Administrative Law Judge, again there are time limits involved in the request, should you not meet them your claim can be dismissed. Are there more disability questions and answers in regards to appealing? Yes
What happens after they receive my request for a hearing by a Judge? You and your attorney will be notified that all the proper paperwork has been filed to obtain a hearing, then the hearing office will inform your attorney and you of the actual date for the hearing of your claim.
Will I have to testify in front of a Judge? Yes, you will give testimony at your hearing about your condition and your past relevant work, along with other questions the Judge may have for you.
If I have an attorney, will my attorney be with me when I testify? Yes, the attorney will be with you at your hearing, along with the Judge, Vocational Expert and Court Reporter.
Will my attorney know about diseases such as Crohns, ms and Lupus? Yes I have a website dedicated to crohnsdisabilityattorney.com