Springfield Social Security Lawyers
Helping Clients Secure Governmental Benefits in Hampden County, MA
Facing the Social Security Administration, the Veterans’ Administration (VA), or applying for Supplemental Security Income (SSI) can be a daunting process. The application process can be tedious, lengthy, and overwhelming. You must carefully answer questions and ensure that your application is complete, without error, and factual. Unfortunately, most applications are initially denied, putting more stress and anxiety into the process.
At Libbos Law, we can provide the guidance you need to navigate the system when applying for these governmental benefits. We understand how problematic the process can be and how vital it is to help you avoid financial distress. Because the process has been made so difficult, we recommend that you work with one of our experienced attorneys in making your initial claim or in appealing a claim that has been denied.
Request your free case review with a Springfield Social Security attorney at Libbos Law by contacting us through our website or by phone at (413) 376-7007.
Social Security & VA Benefits
Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits are provided to disabled workers and their families who are considered “insured,” This means that they worked throughout their lives and paid Social Security taxes through their paychecks.
Supplemental Security Income (SSI) is a separate program that provides benefits to disabled adults and children who have little income and few resources to meet their everyday needs. To be eligible, your income and financial resources must be less than specific limits set by the program. It is also available to individuals aged 65 and above who are not disabled but who qualify under the program’s financial limits.
Veteran Administration (VA) benefits provide health care, education, pensions, home loans, disability compensation, and more to those who have served in the military. It also applies to spouses, children, and parents of deceased and disabled service personnel or veterans. These benefits must be applied for according to the VA and are only available to those who have not been dishonorably discharged.
More About Social Security Benefits
SSDI is available to those who have medical conditions that prevent them from working. The medical condition is expected to last for a minimum of a year or be terminal. It must be a condition that does not allow you to continue the work you have performed previously or it prevents you from being able to do some other type of work. The Social Security Administration provides a list of disabilities that fall under its guidelines for the types of conditions that make one eligible.
These conditions include but are not limited to:
- heart disease
- mental illnesses
- nervous system disorders
Our lawyers have successfully represented people suffering from such disabilities as paralysis, chronic pain, fibromyalgia, depression, anxiety, and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Whether you are filing an initial claim or appealing a denial of benefits, we have the know-how and experience you need. Our firm can help demonstrate the extent of your disability and assist you in collecting the benefits for which you are eligible.
Government Benefit Claims Can Be Complex. Let Us Put Our Decades of Experience to Work for You
Being disabled, unable to work, or without the financial resources needed to carry on your everyday activities is stressful. Dealing with government bureaucracies can be an additional stress when it is so difficult to navigate the red tape. Having a knowledgeable and dedicated advocate on your side can make all the difference. At Libbos Law, we are dedicated to helping those in our community who need these types of assistance benefits. Let us go to work for you so that you can have peace of mind and the attention needed to focus on your health.
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