La Crosse, Wisconsin, Social Security Disability Attorneys
When you suffer a severe personal injury or if you have a serious disease or mental condition that has left you unable to work, you may be entitled to Social Security Disability benefits. At Hale, Skemp, Hanson, Skemp & Sleik, we offer compassionate guidance and strategic support to clients who need to file for Social Security Disability. Whether you are interested in learning more about Social Security claims or you have already been denied benefits, please contact us for a free consultation.
You may be entitled to Social Security Disability benefits to relieve the financial burden of being out of work due to serious injury or illness. Please contact us for a free consultation regarding your claim and rights.
Our attorneys will take the following actions on your behalf:
- We will review your case and help to determine whether you may qualify for Social Security Disability benefits
- We will collect necessary supporting medical documentation for your claim
- Our attorneys will file your claim in a timely manner to ensure the prompt collection of your benefits
- If you have been denied, we will file an appeal on your behalf
Our attorneys David Russell and Chuck Hanson assist clients in matters of Social Security benefits. We help those who are unable to work pursue the benefits to which they are entitled.
Do I qualify for Social Security Disability benefits?
You may qualify for Social Security Disability benefits if you are unable to work because of an illness or injury that renders you unable to continue working. Our attorneys can assess your case and help you pursue benefits if you are qualified. You may be entitled to temporary benefits or long-term benefits.
Can I collect benefits for a mental health disability?
In addition to benefits for physical disabilities, there are some mental health disabilities that will qualify you for benefits including depression, bipolar disorder, and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). If you suffer a mental health disorder and are interested in collecting benefits, please contact us as soon as possible.
When should I contact an attorney?
It is best to contact an attorney as soon as possible. Our attorneys can advise you on how to finish the initial application to increase your chances of approval. The process can be long and delays are possible if you do not follow proper procedures. There are crucial deadlines that must be met in order for a claim to be successful.
Should I bother to appeal a denied claim?
A large majority of initial applications are rejected. It is usually in your best interest to appeal if your claim has been denied. You have 60 days to request reconsideration. You have another 60 days to request an administrative law judge (ALJ) hearing. It can take up to one year to get a hearing. We gather the necessary documentation and prepare a compelling case for you to explain to the judge why you are unable to work.
Contact Hale, Skemp, Hanson, Skemp & Sleik to speak directly with an experienced La Crosse, Wisconsin Social Security Disability benefits lawyer. We are a premier firm with extensive knowledge and experience, dedicated to protecting your rights. Call us toll-free at 888-899-5461.