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Attorney Michael Sullivan Biography

Mike Sullivan graduated law school in Louisville Kentucky in 2 1/2 years. He paid for his education by working his way through law school. Following in his dad’s footsteps, his father also practiced law. When you’re concerned about hiring an attorney to help you, best to hire someone who knows the pitfalls and can help you through this complex legal system.

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What Are the Costs Involved?

There are fees required for filing the case. Ask the law firm up front what the costs are. Law firms all approach this different ways. Be sure you know up front what will happen.We may pay for medical records, or purchase a medical exam. Hiring an attorney will add value.

Appealing a Disability Claim

How does an attorney work through the disability system for you? When you’ve been denied your disabilities it can be scary. The appelate process is complex. There are tight deadlines. You typically have 60 days to appeal. There’s a 67% rejection rate at this level. The first appeal is called reconsideration.

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How Long Will I Receive Benefits?

You may not know that once you get your disability benefits this could affect your benefits continuing. Be sure that if something has changed or you’ve improved. Also pay attention to your mail. If you need more help please contact us.

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The Difference Between Social Security Advocate and a Licensed Attorney

What are social security advocates? You want to make the best decision about who to hire. An attorney needs to pass a state bar exam after earning a Juris Doctor degree. Attorneys bound by professional conduct rules and more. A non attorney advocate does not and they’re entitled to the same fee.

Inflating Job Duties can Ruin Your Benefits

When you apply for disability benefits you can help your odds by supplying plain facts. This is not a job application. You need to be brutally honest about what you did at work. This can help you win your case. Be accurate and be honest. You should be specific about the physical demands.

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A Note From Your Doctor May Not Be Enough

People like you are constantly being denied. You need to show your diagnosis, clinical presentations, blood work, cat scans and more in court.  Your doctor should only give their medical opinion not a legal conclusions. Then you need to prove that these things are causing your symptoms. If you need help contact us now.

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Why You Should Appeal Right Away if Denied

SSI and SSDI claim denials are common and they don’t always happen for the right reasons. Once your claim is denied you only have 60 days to appeal the decision. There is also a 5 day grace period for mailing. If you do not appeal on time you usually have to start over.

How Long is the Wait to See A Judge? What to Expect

How Long Do You Wait? You may be wondering after all the paperwork is done, how long it takes to sit you down in front of the judge and have your hearing. In Louisville, Kentucky it averages about 15 months.

Communication: During the wait time, if you have any significant health changes please let us know.

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Who Wins Disability Benefits and Why

Anyone can end up needing help getting disability.  You are not alone. This is why the system was invented. Hang in there. Contact us anytime if you need help getting through this complex system.

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What Does a Real Licensed Attorney Do?

We file your paperwork, and go to court. Many attorneys have a diverse practice all we handle is disability cases. We have an office in Louisville Kentucky and we’d be happy to hear your story.

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