Janesville has a rich history of industry and agriculture. Although the General Motors automotive plant may have closed, its hard workers remain. Hard work can take a toll on your body. Over time you may find that your body doesn’t allow you to do the work you’ve been doing your whole life. If that happens, Social Security Disability benefits may be available to help you.
When an injury or illness displaces you from the work force, Chewning Legal, LLC – a Wisconsin social security law firm – can assist you with getting the help you need from Social Security. You are entitled to Social Security Disability benefits if your disability will keep you away from work for over a year or will eventually result in death. Unfortunately, in recent years it has become harder and harder to obtain benefits.
At Chewning Legal, we have the experience you need to negotiate the labyrinth of forms and questionnaires and appeals that are part of the Social Security Disability process. It will typically take 3 – 5 months for Social Security to process your initial application and respond with an answer. Don’t be disheartened when your application is rejected; most are. You can and should appeal. This gives the agency an opportunity to further review your case. If you are denied on appeal, you have the right to a hearing before a judge.
Because of our extensive experience in this area, we know how to best handle your disability hearing. For folks in Janesville, your hearing will be held at a hearing office in Madison. SSDI Lawyer Don Chewning will there during your hearing; and since it is much like a mini-trial, we can prepare you and help you through the process. Even Social Security admits, your chances of winning your appeal are better with representation. But you don’t have to worry about how you will pay for our experience, since you pay nothing until you receive your benefits; and Social Security sets the fee.
When you need Social Security disability benefits to live, you don’t want to take a chance on missing a deadline or failing to convince the judge at your hearing. Give Chewning Legal a call today to receive the help you need today.