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The Higgins Firm will Fight for your Social Security Disability Benefits

You or someone love may have a disability. If so, then you may be eligible for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI). While many times these benefits may be difficult to obtain, The Higgins Firm will fight for your Social Security claim. We understand the difficulties of being unable to work and provide for your family. Our experienced and caring Tennessee Social Security disability attorneys want to make sure that you receive the benefits that you deserve.

The Social Security Administration (SSA) provides that you prove that you are unable to work due to a medical condition. The disability can be a result of a physical or mental condition (or a combination of such conditions), but for SSA to recognize the condition(s) as qualifying for disability, it must be expected to last for at least one year or result in death. Disabled persons or their families may be eligible for Social Security Disability Insurance. These benefits, once begun, continue as long as the person remains disabled.

Though it may seem a relatively simple process, SSA has historically made applying for SSDI difficult. Failing to meet certain deadlines and complete official paperwork required by the Social Security Administration can drastically increase your wait-time. You may even lose your case due to these failures. Often benefits for legitimate claims are denied—not just once but many times before they are approved. Some legitimate claims are never approved. Some people who apply become discouraged by the long, complicated forms.

Talk to a Social Security Lawyer in Tennessee

Approximately three in four people are initially denied their Social Security Disability Benefits. When this happens, feelings of confusion and disappointment can overwhelm you and lead you to feel hopeless. Don't let this happen to you. The Higgins Firm can help you to appeal your SSD claim. This process will likely consist of the Reconsideration Stage followed by the Hearing State, Appeals Counsel, and Federal District Court. With the right social security lawyer Tennessee residents trust on your side, this process may stop at the first or second stage. Regardless of how far you have to take your case, you should not pursue your appeal on your own. Doing so could result in mistakes that are regrettable. Our social security disability lawyers in Tennessee can be your voice and your legal advocate. Best of all, our knowledge, zeal, and dedication can increase the likelihood of reaching a positive outcome for your SSD claim.

For a free case review, and to have your concerns addressed, call a Tennessee social security disability lawyer from The Higgins Firm now.

Common Disabilities Qualifying for Social Security Disability Insurance Benefits

Nearly any physical disability or impairment may qualify you for SSDI OR SSI benefits including but not limited to:

  • Diabetes
  • Arthritis
  • Seizures
  • Asthma
  • Muscular dystrophy
  • Chronic pain
  • Lupus
  • Cancer

In addition, you may qualify for SSD or SSI benefits due to psychological or emotional disabilities including but not limited to:

  • Depression
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Anxiety disorders
  • Schizophrenia
  • Autism

This is where the experienced attorneys and staff at The Higgins Firm can help. Our attorneys know how best to get you the benefits that you are entitled and how to do so in a timely manner. To keep the wait-time for your claim short, we encourage you to contact our Tennessee Social Security Disability attorneys as soon as possible. We put our clients first in everything that we do. We want to make sure that you receive the benefits that you deserve.

If you or a member of your family has been denied Social Security Disability benefits, please call us at 1.800.705.212 or contact us online and we will evaluate your case for free.

We are located in Nashville, Tennessee, however we serve clients throughout the state including: Clarksville, Shelbyville, Gallatin, Hendersonville, Cookeville, Murfreesboro, Spring Hill, Columbia, Ashland City, Carthage, Johnson City, Manchester, Winchester, Memphis, Knoxville, Chattanooga, Jackson, Goodlettsville, Lebanon, Dickson and Smyrna.

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