If your application for Social Security Disability benefits has been denied, you have the right to appeal. An attorney can assist you in the appeals process. To find out how our firm can help, contact us to schedule a consultation and case evaluation with a Social Security Disability attorney.
Helping You Understand Your Disability Benefits Options
The federal government has a number of disability benefit programs — generally grouped under Social Security disability (SSD) insurance and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) — for certain people who are unable to work full-time due to their disabilities.
At The Law Offices of Kenneth Hiller, PLLC, our attorneys help clients in Buffalo, Rochester, and Syracuse, and throughout western, central and upstate New York apply for disability benefits.
Below is some general information about the disability benefits that are available through the Social Security system. To discuss whether you are eligible for any benefit programs, contact us for a free consultation with an experienced lawyer.
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Social Security Disability Resource Links
Social Security Online
The U.S. Social Security Administration (SSA) is dedicated to protecting individuals' economic security through programs including Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI).
Look here for useful information from the Social Security Administration (SSA) about Social Security Disability benefits and how to apply for them.
Medline Plus: Disabilities
The U.S. National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health provide health information and numerous other resources for people with disabilities.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC): Disability
The CDC and the Office of Minority Health and Health Disparities (OMHD) provide this informative Web page with disability demographics and resources for people with disabilities.
What You Should Know before You Apply for Social Security Disability Benefits
The Social Security Administration answers frequently asked questions about Social Security Disability benefits.
Social Security Library
The Legal Information Institute (LII) offers extensive information on Social Security, including the text of the Social Security Act.
The U.S. government provides a central location for resources for the disabled and their loved ones.
Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities (CCD)
The Consortium is a coalition of about 100 U.S. disability organizations striving to protect the rights and empowerment of people with disabilities.
Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Home Page
The ADA protects most workers from discrimination based on their disabilities.
Your Right to Representation
Social Security Online explains how to work with an attorney or other representative during the Social Security Disability benefits application process.
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