Social Security Disability Lawyer in Tullahoma, Tennessee
Let a Tullahoma Disability Attorney Help you File for Disability BenefitsHaving a disability can not only be a physical strain on an individual and their family, but it can also become a financial strain when the cost of medical bills is added to everyday household expenses. Social Security disability benefits are often the only way that many families are able to stay afloat. In order to qualify, you need to prove to the government's satisfaction that you are truly disabled. But it is often a process that can be overwhelming and too much for the average person to handle on their own.
To begin the social security disability (SSD) or supplemental security income (SSI) benefits application process, you have several options. You can apply in person at your local Social Security Administration office, you can call the national toll-free hotline or you can apply online at the SSA website. Your fourth option is to call a social security disability benefits advocate. While it isn't mandatory to have a disability benefits lawyer help you through every portion of the claims process, their knowledge of SSD and SSI regulations can assist you with avoiding much of the red tape involved in getting your case resolved successfully.
To apply for Social Security disability benefits in Tullahoma, contact your local Social Security Administration office at:
Tullahoma, TN 37388-3471
This office also serves clients in Normandy, Estill Springs, Arnold Air Force Base, Manchester, Wartrace, Hillsboro, Lynchburg, Decherd, Winchester and surrounding areas.
The name Tullahoma is derived from a Choctaw Indian word named “Red Rock” and the city was founded as a work camp along the Nashville and Chattanooga Railroad. Today Tullahoma and Coffee County are home to more than 9,800 people with disabilities . If you are in that group, you could qualify for disability benefits.
The process of resolving a social security disability claim can often be a prolonged process taking months or even years. After you file your SSD or SSI application, it it sent to a state office for evaluation. Most first time claims are initially rejected which would lead you to the appeals process. The length of time it takes to resolve your case depends on the number of appeals and the level your appeal goes to. By hiring a qualified disability attorney, you will have help in getting all of the necessary paperwork to build the strongest case possible. Your SSD/SSI lawyer will be with you every step of the way and because most work on a contingency basis, you will not have to pay a cent unless your case is won.
Before you make the decision to file a disability benefits claim, talk with your doctor about how strong your case may be. A physician's opinion detailing your condition and how it affects you in your occupation can be a critical addition to your file. However, the letter that a doctor writes to include with your disability application is different than a letter he or she may often write on their patients' behalf. Your disability lawyer can assist with the type of letter that may influence the decision of an administrator or judge in your favor.
Free or Reduced Cost Medical Care
109 West Blackwell St.
Tullahoma, TN 37388
Cannon County Health Department
301 W. Main St., Suite 200
Woodbury, TN 37190-1100