Social Security Disability
William Barousse, New Orleans Social Security Disability Lawyer
When you are injured and unable to work, you still need money to live. Fortunately, Social Security Disability benefits work to help those who cannot return to their jobs. Social Security Disability benefits may be challenging to obtain on your own, and having an attorney can help you get your claim approved.
William Barousse has helped his clients successfully obtain their Social Security Disability benefits. His experience and knowledge can be an asset throughout your Social Security claims process.
The Claims Process
Quickly after becoming injured and prevented from working, individuals should apply for Social Security Disability benefits. The first step in applying for benefits is to call the Social Security Administration, visit your local Social Security office, or go to their official website.
You will then be assigned a claims representative to answer all questions about the application process. The representative also handles all required paperwork to send your claim to the Disability Determination Services. Once your claim is received, the determination services will make an initial determination as to whether you are considered disabled.
New Orleans Attorney William Barousse extensive experience with insurance companies and social security disability cases help to get the maximum compensation for your injuries.
Mr. Barousse’s trial experience helps his clients because other lawyers know that William is always ready and able to take a social security disability claim to trial in Louisiana.
Mr. Barousse’s career has focused on social security disability claims, wrongful death, brain injuries, and car or truck accidents. His experience in these areas will help you in your own case.
Factors Considered By the Disability Determination Services
There are several requirements a person must meet to receive Social Security Disability. First off, the medical condition preventing them from working must be anticipated to last at least one year or result in death. The following factors influence how much you can receive in the way of benefits:
If you are working, your earnings average must not exceed the monthly limit
To be considered disabled, your condition must interfere with your basic work-related activities.
There is a list of conditions considered disabling kept by the Social Security Administration of conditions. Your condition must be on the list or considered as severe as the conditions listed.
If you can do a job you worked previously, the Social Security Administration will take this into account when considering your claim
The Social Security Administration will consider your condition, age, skills, education, and past work experience to determine if you can find other work suitable for your condition.
Should you meet the Social Security Administrations requirements for these five questions, you may be eligible for Social Security Disability. Mr. Barousse can help you present your injuries in a light most likely to be approved.
Appeal a Denied Social Security Claim
After the denial of a claim or if you did not receive proper compensation, you have 60 days from receiving your decision letter to file an appeal. When a claim is denied, you will receive notice of denial, including details of the right to appeal and the deadline for filing the appeal.
A request for an appeals hearing should be made immediately after receiving the denial notice. Chances of approval of benefits are higher than during the initial claims process because the applicant and their representative can interact with the judge. Having Mr. Barousse represent you during the appeals process can increase the chance you receive Social Security benefits.
Hire William Barousse to Receive Your Benefits
Social Security benefits provide you with a means to live when your ability to work is taken away from you. Despite deserving benefits, the application process can be difficult, and you are not guaranteed to get approved. Having top New Orleans attorney William Barousse represent your interests will increase the chance of receiving approval of your benefits.
Mr. Barousse is admitted to practice law in Louisiana and Texas state courts, all federal courts in Louisiana, and the United States Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals.
William A. Barousse, New Orleans Personal Injury Attorney
1100 Poydras St. Suite #2810
New Oleans, LA 70163
( 504) 517 – 3295
1100 Poydras St, Suite 2810, New Orleans, LA 70163
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Mr. Barousse has significant experiences in personal injury lawsuits involving catastrophic injury, wrongful death, brain injuries, and more. Contact William Barousse today for an evaluation of your case.