The Law Office of Steven Atsalis handles Social Security Disability/SSI Disability cases and has an enormous amount of experience helping disabled adults and disabled children obtain money awards and medical benefits from the Social Security Administration.
Steven Atsalis personally interviews disabled people, personally answers their questions, personally helps them to file disability claims, personally calls and visits the Social Security Administration to investigate the status of claims, personally advises people and assists them in completing forms and paperwork in their claims, personally corresponds and speaks with doctors and other medical professionals, personally files appeals for people whose claims have been denied, and personally represents people in hearings before Social Security judges. He also sometimes files appeals to the Appeals Council in case where people have been denied benefits by Social Security judges. He prides himself in the personal attention he provides to his clients
If you have worked and paid Social Security taxes in your adult life and become disabled, you may be eligible for Social Security Disability benefits, which may include a lump sum cash payment, monthly payments as long as you stay disabled, and Medicare benefits. Also, you may be eligible for Widow�s Benefits if you are widowed, at least 50 years of age, your deceased spouse worked and paid a considerable amount of Social Security tax, and if you meet certain other requirements.
If you are disabled and have little or no income and very limited financial resources, whether you are an adult or a child, you may be eligible for Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits.
If you are an adult, you may be considered disabled for purposes of Social Security law if you have been or will be unable to perform any work that constitutes substantial gainful activity (as defined in Social Security law) for at least 12 months in a row. You do not have to wait 12 months after your disability begins to file your disability claim, but you must prove that your disability will last at least 12 months.
Some disabled people consider drafting and completion of Social Security forms to be difficult and time-consuming, but the way these forms are completed is often critical to whether you will win or lose your case. Steven Atsalis, Social Security Disability/SSI disability lawyer very often and personally assists his clients in completing them.
For more information and for a FREE, confidential consultation with Steven Atsalis, you can call TOLL-FREE 1-800-787-8281.