Your Social Security Disability case depends on whether you’re able to meet the Social Security Administration’s (SSA) definition of “disabled.” The SSA will award you disability benefits if:
Social Security only pays total disability, not partial disability.
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Most people think if they just explain their situation to the SSA, the agency will understand and start cutting benefits checks. In reality, that’s not how it works.
The process to apply for disability benefits is complex. You need to meet the SSA’s definition of “disabled.”
Yes. The majority of first-time applicants are denied.
There are tons of rules, regulations and procedures outlined by the Social Security Disability program. You can be denied if your doctor doesn’t understand the SSA’s definition of disability, or if a Social Security employee doesn’t collect all of your medical evidence. You can also be denied if your appeal is handled improperly.
Your disability case depends entirely on your medical conditions – and every person’s case is unique. At Ober & Pekas, we’ll provide you with a free evaluation of your disability claim to determine your odds of winning disability benefits. Contact us now to get started.
If you live in Tucson, Eloy, Arizona City, Casa Grande, Coolidge, Florence or Maricopa, you can get one of the most experienced SSD law firms in Arizona to fight for your benefits claim.
Our attorneys have more than 73 years of combined experience helping people like you win benefits. We’ve been a leader in Arizona since 1979.
When you live in the communities south of Phoenix and you need to appeal your case to an administrative law judge, the Social Security Administration (SSA) holds your hearing in Tucson.
We will go with you to your hearing.
We work in Tucson all the time and know the judges and medical professionals in the Tucson area.
In fact, our managing partner, Ed Ober, grew up in Tucson and earned both his bachelor’s degree and law degree in Tucson.
As you apply for benefits and begin your claim, we can guide you through the process by phone. We also invite you to visit our office in Phoenix.