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Your Social Security case may be strongest with experienced legal representation behind it
Your Social Security claim is too important to your life and the lives of your family members not to make your appeal as strong as possible. When you having the Law Offices of Joe Bornstein involved in your case, you have greater resources than if you go it alone. Call 1-877-294-6813 - tell them you mean business.
Statistics show that people represented by attorneys have been successful more often than people without attorney representation in managing the Social Security Disability and Supplemental Security Income claim and appeal process.
If your Social Security claim is denied, call Joe
The sooner your contact our offices, the more we will be able to accomplish for you. Legal representation most often makes a difference at the hearing stage. An attorney needs time to prepare for the hearing, so be sure to arrange representation early enough.
Representation in your Social Security case
Though every case is different, our experienced attorneys pursue every lead to support our clients' legitimate Social Security claims. If you are represented by our firm, we will do the following:
- Gather medical and other evidence.
- Analyze your case under Social Security Regulations.
- Contact your doctor and explain Social Security Regulations to obtain a report consistent with those regulations.
- Suggest that the Social Security Administration send you to a doctor for a consultative examination.
- Obtain documents from your Social Security file.
- Review actions taken by the Social Security Administration.
- Ask that prior application for benefits be reopened.
- Seek a waiver of a time limitation.
- Advise you how best to prepare yourself to testify at your hearing.
- Protect your right to a fair hearing by objecting to improper evidence and procedures.
- Cross-examine Social Security Administration witnesses at your hearing.
- Present a closing statement at your hearing arguing that you are entitled to benefits under Social Security Regulations.
- Submit a written summary of the evidence and a legal argument to the administrative law judge.
- Review, suggest changes, or make legal objections to written questions which are sometimes sent to a doctor by the administrative law judge after a hearing requesting an additional medical opinion.
- If you win, make sure that the Social Security Administration correctly calculates your benefits.
- If necessary, see that you are represented in a federal-court review of your case.
The initial denial of a Social Security Disability or Supplemental Security Income claim is not a dead end. Talk to Joe. We reverse the government's decision in the majority of cases we take on.
Call the Law Offices of Joe Bornstein today at 1-877-294-6813. There is no fee or obligation for an initial consultation. And if we take your case, we don't get paid until you win. You have rights; we're ready to help. Contact our offices right away.