Levine Benjamin Attorneys Examine Social Security Disability Claim Essentials

Share Article

Detroit attorneys Joseph E. Houle and Gary W. Bimberg, of Levine Benjamin Law Firm, list the top three tips to ensure a successful Social Security Disability claim.

Joseph E. Houle and Gary W. Bimberg of Levine Benjamin Law Firm

The more evidence there is to support your claim, the better the chances your application will be approved initially with no need for an appeal.

Past News Releases

RSS

Social Security Disability decisions are made based on a review of medical evidence, as well as a review of the applicant's work history. “When you apply on your own for Social Security Disability benefits, you’re asked to provide many pages of answers and documentation,” said attorney Joseph E. Houle, managing partner of Levine Benjamin Law Firm. “Even a minor mistake can hurt your chances of winning benefits.”

To better ensure a successful Social Security Disability claim from the initial application to appeal, Houle and Gary W. Bimberg, head of the Social Security Disability Department at Levine Benjamin, share the following three tips:

No. 1: Have all medical documents available. This includes tests, treatments, and sources. “The more evidence there is to support your claim, the better the chances your application will be approved initially with no need for an appeal,” stressed Bimberg.

No. 2: Stay in touch with doctors. One should also provide direct and accurate contact information for all of their medical resources. “Short letters and certain forms from your healthcare providers will supplement your medical records and help your overall case,” noted Houle.

No. 3: Hire an experienced attorney to handle the Social Security Disability case. “When searching for a professional to assist you, you should ask the following questions: Does this attorney specialize in Social Security Disability claims and for how long? Will this attorney assist me from the very start with my initial application? Also, is this attorney available even from the very first consultation?” concluded Bimberg.

About Joseph E. Houle, Levine Benjamin Law Firm
Joseph E. Houle and Gary W. Bimberg practice Social Security Disability Law exclusively. In addition to Social Security Disability Law, attorneys at the Levine Benjamin Law Firm focus on workers’ comp, personal injury, long-term disability, and Medicare health plans. For more information, please call (888) 246-2584, or visit http://www.levinebenjamin.com.

About the NALA™
The NALA offers small and medium-sized businesses effective ways to reach customers through new media. As a single-agency source, the NALA helps businesses flourish in their local community. The NALA’s mission is to promote a business’ relevant and newsworthy events and achievements, both online and through traditional media. The information and content in this article are not in conjunction with the views of the NALA. For media inquiries, please call 805.650.6121, ext. 361.

Share article on social media or email:

View article via:

Pdf Print

Contact Author

the NALA PR
@theNALA
since: 05/2010
Follow >
the NALA
Like >
Follow us on