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Who can help me file for disability?
Anyone of your choosing can help you file for disability. They can come with you to file for disability, or help you file your disability claim online. They can represent you in an official or unofficial capacity.
That being said, you probably need a professional rather than a regular person such as yourself helping you with your disability claim. This person can be an attorney or non-attorney representative. They will help file your appeals if you are denied and basically keep your claim moving forward. They do not receive a "lawyer fee" unless your disability case results in an approval for benefits.
And, if your disability case ends up at a administrative law judge disability hearing hearing, you are more likely to be approved if you have a professional who is familiar with Social Security rules, regulations, and law representing your case. They will present the facts of your disability claim in an objective manner that is more favorable for your being approved for disability benefits.
Additional related links: 1. Can a Congressional Inquiry Really Help Your Disability Case?
Excerpt: A congressional inquiry can still have a tremendous impact on a case that is pending at the hearing level by getting the case moved much further up on the schedule...
2. What Can I Do to Improve My Chances of Winning Disability Benefits?
Excerpt: If you are just starting out in the process and filing a claim for SSD or SSI benefits with social security for the first time, you can help your case a lot by making...
3. Should you get help with your social security disability or SSI claim?
Excerpt: when it comes to case preparation, particularly involving appeals, and especially involving disability hearings, you should probably obtain the assistance of an individual who is thoroughly familiar with how the system works...
4. Should you get Help from a Disability Attorney before the Claim has been Denied?
Excerpt: Why get help? Many claimants will fail to provide the information that is needed by the social security administration, and in the proper detail.
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