Will County Social Security Disability Attorney
Legal Help in Preparing for Your Administrative Hearing
If you have questions regarding administrative hearings, you have likely already had your benefits claim denied by the Social Security Administration and may be wondering, "What is an administrative hearing?" "What purpose does it serve regarding my claim?" and "How can I prepare for my hearing to increase the likelihood of receiving benefits?"
At the New Lenox, Illinois, law firm of Marshall W. Conick, Attorney at Law, our attorney has practiced in the law related to Social Security disability insurance and Supplemental Security Income since the 1990s, and he has successfully advocated for clients' rights in hundreds of administrative hearings. If you are scheduled for an administrative hearing, we are prepared to help.
Administrative hearings are held to allow rejected claimants the opportunity to present their benefits claim before an administrative law judge. While initial applications are often rejected, claims are often approved at the administrative hearing stage. A successful hearing can quickly lead to benefits and income.
Mr. Conick can meet with you, discuss your concerns, the unique facts of your situation, and thoroughly prepare your case for your hearing. Preparation includes:
- Filing the Request for Reconsideration
- Composing the pre-trial memorandum
- Testimony and affidavits from witnesses regarding your disability
- Obtaining relevant documentation from your treating doctor
- "Humanizing" you by carefully and objectively demonstrating the effects of your illness or injuries, and disability
Administrative hearings usually last one hour and can make the difference between no income and years of benefits payments. The cost to you? Zero, if we lose the case, and an attorney fee that is determined by federal statute if we win.
If you have questions regarding a Social Security benefits administrative hearing, don't drive all the way to downtown Chicago. Instead, contact our firm which is conveniently located in New Lenox, just off Route 30. We offer free initial consultations, are available for evening and weekend appointments, and charge no fee unless we win. To contact us, call (630) 953-9055.
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