Social Security Disability Lawyer in Rutland, Vermont
Let a Rutland Disability Attorney Help you File for Disability BenefitsFor people unable to work because of a disability, paying medical costs as well as trying to keep up with other household bills can be a big source of stress. For that reason, the Social Security Administration offers disability benefits for those who are able to qualify.
To begin the process, you first need to file a social security disability benefits application either at a Social Security Administration office, over the phone or online. If the decision is made that you are disabled, the case is sent to a Payment Center that will send your disability benefits check. If the claim is denied, the decision can be appealed as part of what is called Reconsideration.
The SSD/SSI appeal process can sometimes be complex and while it is uncommon, some appeals have been known to reach the United States Supreme court. Portions of the appeal process can be done without a licensed attorney, but it is a good idea to speak with a social security disability benefits lawyer. With their experience in the field of disability benefits law, they can help you meet deadlines as well as write any appropriate letters that can help you win your SSD/SSI benefits claim.
To apply for Social Security disability benefits in Rutland, contact your local Social Security Administration office at:
Rutland, VT 05701
This office also serves clients in Florence, Clarendon, Proctor, Chittenden, Cuttingsville, Killington, Castleton, Wallingford, Middletown, Springs, Pittsford, Bridgewater Coroners, Bomoseen, Pittsfield, Hydeville, Poultney and surrounding areas.
Nestled in the Green Mountains, Rutland has become known as Vermont's Crossroads because of its lively metropolitan areas and transportation hub. However the city itself remains much as it did early last century, featuring world renown architecture with an emphasis on the marble that helped grown the town in the 19th century.
Marble quarrying is still a large part of the local economy in Rutland and surrounding Rutland County – a county that saw more than 11,000 disabled in 2008 . It is possible, if you are among that group, that you could qualify for social security disability benefits.
Not every injury can be classified as a disability and many times depends on multiple other factors. Before filing a claim, speak with your doctor before you file a claim. He or she should be able to give you their opinion on whether you are truly disabled. In some instances, they may even to able to write a letter to help bolster your claim. In addition, consult a SSD/SSI attorney who can give you an idea of some of the variables that could affect your disability benefits application. Your disability advocate can also ask a doctor the specific questions necessary to help determine your ability to work.
Likewise, if your condition improves and the SSA determines you are able to work, you could lose your benefits. The Social Security Administration may occasionally check your recent medical reports to prove that you are still disabled. If you lose your disability benefits but disagree with the ruling, you can restart the SSD/SSI appeals process.
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145 State St.
Rutland, VT 05701
Castleton Family Health Center
275 Route 30 North
Bomoseen, VT 05732