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North Carolina Social Security Disability Attorneys
Relentlessly Working to Help You Get Your Benefits
If you or a family member was injured and are now unable to work, you probably felt secure in knowing that the United States government has set up a system to help people like you. What you may not have expected is that the Social Security Disability system is complicated, and often times unfair. If you were denied when you applied for Social Security Disability or Supplemental Security Income (SSD/SSI), a proficient attorney may be able to help.
Our North Carolina Social Security Disability lawyers have experience in working with clients who are unable to get their benefits but should qualify. We can help determine the best route for your case and help you get the benefits that you deserve so that you can live your life to the fullest.
Common Reasons for Denial of Benefits
The Social Security Administration (SSA) is a huge department that processes millions of applications each year. They are bound to make mistakes, and sometimes applicants make errors when filling out their applications as well.
Some reasons that the SSA denied your application for benefits may include:
They determine you make too much money
Since SSD/SSI is intended for people who are unable to work, if you make more than around $1,500 a month, you may be denied. Income from investments does not count, but it is possible that they are counting a previous income that you are no longer able to make due to your injury.
They determine your disability isn’t serious enough
The SSA intends for SSD/SSI to be paid out to people who are unable to work for a significant amount of time. If they think that your injury will not last more than one year, they may deny you. This is a subjective determination that we can fight aggressively.
They determine you are not following the suggested therapy
The SSA requires that you follow doctor’s orders in order to heal properly and to qualify for SSD/SSI. There are exceptions to the rule though, including not being mentally well enough to follow the therapy, or not being able to afford it. We can help you appeal this to the SSA.
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We will aggressively fight the SSA to help you get the compensation you deserve. When you are injured or disabled, finances should not be your biggest concern and we are here to help you. The highly skilled team at King Law Firm provides representation that you can trust.
Contact our office today to get started on your appeal for your disability benefits. Call us at (800) 635-1683 and set up your free consultation with one of our social security disability lawyers in North Carolina.
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