August 23, 2019

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Why do you Hire a Lawyer for a Social Security Disability Claim

There are a lucky few people who do not have to hire a lawyer when they are filing social security claims. These individuals have clear cut cases where it is obvious that their injury or condition will result in a disability for more than a year. But these cases are not the majority. Most people will submit disability claims where the verdict is a little harder to determine. This is where you may want to consider hiring an attorney to help with your social security disability claim.

And it is not good enough to hire any lawyer to handle your claim. If you’re in Utah, you need a Utah Social Security Disability Lawyer who with experience and a track record of success. It is only with a fully-qualified social security lawyer that you can get the type of award you need. Your attorney will help you through the entire process, including the filing of your claim and dealing with any other paperwork that may arise over time. This is really helpful, because dealing with the paperwork is often the most frustrating and cumbersome part of filing your social security disability claim.

Delaying this process is not a good idea, because the longer you wait, the more challenging it will be to get the award you need and deserve.

Sometimes the Social Security Administration challenges the existence of your disability or questions the how much it impacts your day to day life. Some people suffer a more serious impact from a specific condition than others. If your condition is one that some people can fight through while it renders you disabled or unable to work, you will need an experienced lawyer to help prove your case. Similarly, individuals who suffer chronic fatigue or pain because of a certain condition may find it much harder to get the social security administration to agree with their disability assessment. Hiring a lawyer can make the process more manageable and help you present your case in a more favorable way.

One situation where you should always hire a lawyer is when your claim is denied. The Social Security Administration often initially denies claims that are later approved. If you face a denial of your Social Security Disability claim, you have the right to appeal the decision. A lawyer can tell you why your claim was denied and what you can do to change the ruling. Lawyers are familiar with appealing denied claims, because many of their clients initially had their claims denied. Your lawyer’s experience with past clients will stand you in good stead.

Finally, it is a good idea to hire an attorney if you would like someone to help you with the process. Some individuals can rely on family members or friends for assistance. But if you do not have anyone with experience who is willing or able to help, you should hire an attorney to make the entire process easier to manage. This practical and emotional assistance can really help with your current circumstances.

This article was submitted by Summit Disability Law Group in Utah. For more information, please visit their website.