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The Social Security Disability Help Center offers information and nationwide representation to those seeking Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) or Supplemental Security Income (SSI).  Whether you are applying for the first time or have already been denied benefits, we handle claims from the ground up and help our clients receive benefits more efficiently and more successfully than if they had carried out the process on their own.

The average applicant finds this process too daunting and most people give up after the Social Security Administration rejects them.  Our advocates are experts in Social Security law and over 95% of our clients receive benefits after consulting with an advocate.* Our success rate is testament to our steadfast dedication and willingness to challenge the Social Security Administration on our clients’ behalf.

We invite you to explore this site as it contains pertinent information about the application process and eligibility restrictions set forth by the Social Security Administration. We offer disability case evaluations at no charge and do not receive a fee unless you win.  The sooner you involve a Social Security Disability expert** in your case, the greater your chances become of obtaining benefits.

*Advocates at the Social Security Disability Help Center speak and write on behalf of claimants seeking Social Security Disability payments.  Despite the fact that countless applicants are denied by the Social Security Administration, our advocates are 95% successful in getting benefits for our clients.

** A Social Security Disability expert has years of experience advocating and fighting for the rights of claimants before the Social Security Administration.  At the Help Center, our team of experts offers unparalleled legal advice and assistance to thousands of clients nationwide.



How does Social Security define “disabled?”
Social Security does not pay benefits for partial or short-term disability.  To qualify for disability benefits, you must be completely disabled.  According to the Social Security Administration, you are “disabled” if you meet the following criteria:

  • You cannot perform the work in which you were previously employed
  • Social Security judges that you cannot adapt to other work because of your medical condition(s)
  • Your disability is expected to last for at least one year and/or to result in death

Speaking with a Social Security Disability advocate can help you decide whether your condition warrants an application for disability benefits.

            What is the Social Security Disability Help Center?
            How much work do I need to be eligible for disability benefits?
            How do I apply?
            How can I speed up my claim?
            What happens if my claim is denied?
            How many appeal levels exist?
            Who is eligible to receive Social Security Disability?
            If I qualify for disability benefits, how much money will I receive?

What is the Social Security Disability Help Center?
The Social Security Disability Help Center offers nationwide representation to individuals seeking disability benefits.  The principles of integrity and selflessness embody our organization and we never cease fighting for the rights of the disabled.  While some attorneys do comprise our Help Center, we strive to offer free, informative services rather than to market our legal expertise in Social Security Law.  Nevertheless, when clients do retain our counsel (at no upfront charge), we obtain benefits for over 95% of claimants.


How much work do I need to be eligible for disability benefits?
In addition to having an ailment/affliction that renders you disabled by Social Security’s standards, you must have worked long enough and recently enough to qualify for disability benefits.  Although the amount of work credits varies from year to year for each person, you can earn up to four credits every year.  Usually, you need a total of 40 credits, 20 of which were earned in the last ten years starting from the date you became disabled.  Our Help Center experts can help you ascertain whether you have enough work credits to apply for disability benefits.

How do I apply?
You can apply for Social Security Disability by contacting your local Social Security office.  If you cannot find this information online, our Help Center will provide you with the appropriate contact information.

How can I speed up my claim?
When you apply for disability benefits, it usually takes 60-90 days to receive a decision from Social Security.  To expedite the process, you should be prepared to submit the following information:

  • A Social Security number and valid proof of age for each person applying for benefits
  • Names, addresses, and phone numbers of your doctors, therapists, caseworkers, hospitals, and clinics along with the dates of treatment
  • Complete medical records such as list of medications and laboratory/test results
  • A brief summary of your occupation
  • A copy of your W-2 Form (Wage and Tax Statement) and/or your federal tax return for the last year.
  • If your spouse is applying, dates of all prior marriages

Consulting with a Social Security Disability expert can also speed up the application process.

What happens if my claim is denied?
When your claim is denied by Social Security, you must file an appeal within 60 days of denial.  If you or a loved has been improperly denied SSDI/SSI benefits, contact us now to have a disability expert review your case and begin the appeal process.  Our Help Center has obtained benefits for over 95% of applicants who were previously denied.

How many appeal levels exist?
There are three levels of appeal:

  • Hearing by an Administrative Law Judge (ALJ)
  • Review by Appeals Council
  • Federal Court Review

The Social Security Administration assumes that your decision will arrive five days after the postmark date.  You must file your appeal within 60 days of the decision.

If I qualify for disability benefits, how much money will I receive?
If you are approved for disability benefits and are under 65 years of age, you will receive monthly cash payments for as long as your disability continues as if you had retired at age 65.


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