The Sullivan Law Office focuses on the fact that every application for social security benefits is uniquely different from each and every other application. Applicants should understand every necessary detail related to eligibility for benefits before they file an application and the Social Security Administration (SSA) approves or disapproves it. The Sullivan Law Office may
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Most applicants who file a claim for disability benefits are denied because the Social Security Administration (SSA) makes the presumption that there is some type of job for which they qualify and, thus, able to perform as employment. This negative "approach" by the SSA toward benefit approval must be overcome by each and every applicant
Claimants shouldn't give up, and neither will the attorneys at the Sullivan Law Office, even though a case is initially denied. Working with an attorney that is experienced in Social Security Disability cases ensures that you have the best chance of initially filing a successful disability application. If you have any questions or concerns about
There are several different types of Social Security Disability benefit programs, but the two most common types are Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI). Working with a disability attorney experienced in both types of cases ensures that you have the best chance of successfully filing a disability application, whether for SSDI or
At times, disability cases require the determination of whether a present or former recipient of benefits is entitled to the retroactive payment of benefits. The Sullivan Law Office provides assistance in ensuring that all applicants and recipients receive all of the benefits to which they are entitled in all kinds of disability cases. These include
We take great pride in the legal research skills of our attorneys. Whether it is staying focused on the changes and trends in federal or state law, the attorneys at the Sullivan Law Office stay informed, especially as the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, which has jurisdiction over our home state,
The Sullivan Law Office provides assistance in ensuring that all applicants and recipients receive all of the benefits to which they are entitled in all types of disability cases. These include Social Security Disability, long-term disability, short-term disability, state retirement and workers’ compensation. Every application for social security benefits requires the consideration of a substantial
An applicant for disability benefits is not eligible to receive benefits if an alcohol or drug addiction prevents the applicant from working. An applicant for disability benefits is also not eligible to receive benefits if a disabling condition is the result of continued use of drugs or alcohol. However, applicants may be eligible for benefits
At the Sullivan Law Office, we interview a large number of prospective disability clients every week. Often, the reasons for the denial of benefits may be within the control of the applicant and therefore avoided to prevent any denial of benefits. This is one of the main reasons why the representation of an experienced disability
The presentation of medical evidence to support the existence of an impairment is a crucial component of the application process for disability benefits. Our firm has authored many blogs about the importance of submitting medical evidence, including articles addressing specific conditions and the submission of medical evidence as proof thereof. The Sullivan Law Office provides