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Ohio Social Security Disability Attorney
Ohio Social Security Disability attorney Arnold Shaheen assists you if you are seeking:
Assistance is provided by our office at all stages of the Social Security legal process, including the application, reconsideration, and hearing levels.
The successful prosecution of a claim for any of the benefits described above depends upon the collection of information to document your file, including evidence pertaining to your medical condition, age, work history, and education.
Oftentimes, you can be judged to be disabled based solely upon your medical condition. Your file must be thoroughly documented with up-to-date medical records at each stage of the proceedings. A file that is adequately updated enables your case to be fully considered at every level of the application and appeals process. Comprehensive medical information also helps the Social Security administrative staff and the administrative law judge at the hearing level to determine the extent and duration of each of your medical impairments.
Besides collecting medical information, it is also important to collect your work history and educational background. When someone is found not to be disabled solely for medical reasons, he or she may still be found to be disabled after consideration of their age, work history, and education.
The Social Security legal process is slow, cumbersome, and bureaucratic. It is very dependent upon thorough documentation. Ohio Social Security attorney Arnold Shaheen can assist you to shorten and to navigate the process. Mr. Shaheen knows how to collect the necessary documentation. He understands complex and interrelated medical conditions and impairments and how they may be impacted by age, work history, and education. He knows how to present the evidence in the best light at your hearing in order to properly frame the issues for the administrative law judge’s consideration. And, because he is a member of the National Organization of Social Security Claimants’ Representatives (NOSSCR), he is able to stay abreast of the latest legal developments in the field in order to benefit your case.
When you are seeking Social Security disability or SSI benefits you may well be experiencing financial distress. Your may be concerned about legal fees and expenses. Because of that concern, you may be reluctant to seek out legal representation, which may ultimately serve to reduce your chance of success and to, at least, significantly lengthen your time for obtaining an award.
Up through the hearing level conducted by an administrative law judge, the law does not allow Mr. Shaheen to charge more than the lesser of either 25% of an award of back disability benefits or $6,000. No fees may be charged or awarded without a successful result.
If the case is appealed above the administrative law judge level to the Appeals Council or, ultimately, to the United States District Court and the appeal is successful, then the law permits and Mr. Shaheen charges 25% of the back disability benefit award.
The attorney fee is withheld by Social Security from any back disability benefit award and paid directly to Mr. Shaheen if a fee agreement, which has been approved by you and which meets the requirements of the law, is in your file.
Expenses incurred by Mr. Shaheen for obtaining medical records and reports and in prosecuting your case are your responsibility. Expenses advanced during the course of the case are billed to you upon its successful conclusion.
Mr. Shaheen provides a written fee agreement that strictly complies with the requirements of the law. The fee agreement is filed with Social Security when he undertakes your representation.
For more detailed information please review our Social Security Frequently Asked Questions.
Please visit our website exclusively devoted to Social Security at: http://www.lickingcountydisabilityattorney.com