Margolius, Margolius & Associates (216) 621-2034
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Margolius, Margolius & Associates (216) 621-2034
(800) 234-7792

Margolius, Margolius & Associates
55 Public Square, Suite 1100
Cleveland, OH 44113
Phone: (216) 621-2034
Toll Free: (800) 234-7792
Fax: (216) 621-1908

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Social Security Disability Phases

Cleveland Social Security Disability Lawyers

Although the process of obtaining Social Security Disability benefits can be very challenging, Margolius, Margolius & Associates have become nationally recognized for providing exceptional guidance and representation to clients, often resulting in a successful award of benefits. Consult with a leading Social Security eligibility attorney to discuss your claim by contacting Margolius, Margolius & Associates today.

Maneuvering the Phases of Social Security Benefit Claims

Claim Preparation

The firm's Social Security benefits attorneys are meticulous in preparing claims for Social Security benefits. Margolius, Margolius & Associates gathers and thoroughly reviews all necessary medical records. Through years of experience, the firm's attorneys are aware of what is important to ascertain from treating physicians regarding the client. Knowledge obtained through the records and treating physicians is utilized in preparing solid claims for benefits for Social Security Disability (SSD) or Supplemental Security Income (SSI) .

Claim Denial

Most disability applications are denied at the initial level by the Social Security Administration (SSA). Margolius, Margolius & Associates files for reconsideration by the state agency, which is also typically denied.

Social Security Benefits Hearing

Upon receiving notification of benefit denial or benefit termination, Margolius, Margolius & Associates files for a hearing before an administrative law judge. Unfortunately, there is excessive backlog within the Social Security Administration system which can result in a waiting period of 18-24 months. The firm's SSD and SSI attorneys are active in bringing the need and severity of a case to a judge's attention which could result in waiting period reductions. Additionally, the firm presents the case professionally and passionately. These are benefits of Margolius, Margolius & Associates' experience and recognition that cannot be achieved without a lawyer.

Benefit Appeals

Although the majority of the firm's cases are successfully resolved at the hearing stage, the disability lawyers are also skilled appealing decisions to the Appeals Council and for Federal Court review.

Getting you the benefits you deserve

The firm is dedicated to getting clients the necessary monthly income benefits, retro pay benefits, and disability healthcare benefits such as Medicare or Medicaid. Contact a Cleveland Social Security Disability lawyer at the firm for a free initial consultation.