After countless calls to the state Social Security office, you’ve talked to more people than you can keep track of, but still come up empty-handed. Like most people, you were unprepared for the possibility of an injury or illness keeping you from working and earning an income. Now that your bills are piling up, you’re wondering how you’re going to make ends meet. All you want are the benefits you’ve earned after paying into the Louisiana Social Security system over the years. You need help, but don’t know where to turn after you’ve been denied Louisiana Social Security Disability benefits..
If you have found yourself in a similar situation, contact someone who knows how the system works-contact a Social Security Disability lawyer from The McKenna Firm
We Can Help
Trying to understand the complicated Louisiana Social Security system can be difficult and time consuming. Additionally, you and your dependant children may be entitled to receive more than you realize. For example, you may be entitled to Louisiana Social Security benefits if you are unable to work due to health conditions such as breathing problems, chronic heart disease, obesity, mental disorders, blindness, deafness, rheumatoid arthritis, or cancer. There are many other health conditions that may qualify for Louisiana Social Security Disability benefits, so contact a lawyer from The McKenna Firm to discuss your situation and have your questions answered.
We care about you and your story, and we will take the time make sure you understand your rights and how the Louisiana Social Security system works. We want to help you get the money you deserve. To make understanding the Louisiana Social Security system a bit easier, we have answered a few commonly asked questions.
How do I qualify for Social Security Disability benefits?
Generally, Louisiana Social Security Disability benefits are given with regard to the amount of time you have worked and the nature of your disability. Most people need to have worked five of the past 10 years, but that may vary depending on the situation. If your injury or medical condition prevents you from working at your current job or from adjusting to a new job, you may eligible for benefits.
What are my chances of being approved for benefits?
Every person’s situation is unique and will be treated as such. The real factors are the severity of your condition and how it affects your ability to work.
What if I am denied benefits?
Initial applications for Social Security Disability benefits are commonly denied, but may be approved at a later time.