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Colleyville, Texas Social Security Attorneys

Do you suffer from a disability that prevents you from being able to support yourself? Social Security disability income (SSDI), and Supplemental Security Income (SSI),were created for individuals who are not able to work due to a disability. The federal SSDI and SSI system is complicated and not easy to understand. Whether you are a first time applicant or you have been previously rejected for SSI and/or SSDI, an experienced Colleyville Social Security lawyer can help you. Don’t wait any longer. Contact a skilled Colleyville Social Security disability lawyer today by filling out the questionnaire on this website.

The Sustaining Power of the SSI and SSDI Systems

Almost three quarters (75%) of initial applicants are denied Social Security benefits. The success of your Social Security claim often hinges on whether you effectively laid out the best argument for your disability to the review board. Colleyville social security attorneys have experience and knowledge on how to present your case most effectively. By working with a lawyer, you do not have to second-guess whether you are characterizing your disability in the most effective way possible. If you win your Social Security claim, you will be entitled to a monthly benefit payment from the US government. In many cases, you can also qualify for state and/or federal assistance with medical care. For example, SSDI claimants can apply for and potentially qualify for Medicare benefits, while SSI claimants may qualify for Medicaid benefits.

Lawyers are Too Expensive - How Can I Afford to Pay a Social Security Attorney?

You do not have to have big bank account to afford a Social Security attorney. The typical fee structure used by Social Security law firms is designed to be affordable for people who are not employed. How can a lawyer be affordable? Social Security attorneys generally work on a “contingency” basis. That means they only get paid if your claim is successful. The Social Security system oversees the amount a lawyer can charge for representing a client in a Social Security matter. Legal fees for Social Security cases are capped at 25% of the back pay awarded to you, up to a maximum of $6,000. All you have to do to contact an Colleyville Social Security lawyer is fill out the questionnaire provided to you on this website.

Eligibility for either SSDI or SSI

SSI (Social Security Income) and SSDI (Social Security Disability Insurance) are two separate programs under the umbrella term “Social Security” that pay a benefit to claimants who are disabled. A qualifying disability for Social Security benefits usually must either prevent you from working for a year or more or result in death. While both the SSI and SSDI programs are federal disability programs, they are quite different from each other.

1.    How is disability defined in Colleyville, Texas? - In order to receive Social Security disability benefits, you must meet the Social Security Administration's
        standard for disability.
        a.    The term disability is defined as being unable to engage in “substantial gainful activity” [SGA] due to a of a physical or mental impairment which has lasted
                - or is expected to last - for a minimum of 12 months, or is expected to result in death.
2.    Is working in Colleyville, Texas a factor in obtaining Social Security disability benefits? - If you are working in Colleyville and the work meets the definition of
       substantial gainful activity, you are considered able to work and, therefore, you are not disabled and would not qualify for Social Security disability benefits.
       In 2012, if you earn more than $1010 per month (after taxes), you are probably not eligible for Social Security, unless there special circumstances exist.
3.    Do You Have a Severe Impairment? - In order to be considered severely impaired, you must have a medical problem that significantly limits your physical or
       mental ability to perform basic work activities. The impairment must be expected to last for 12 months or result in death.
4.    Does Your Medical Condition Match One of SSA’s Listed Impairments? - The Social Security Administration (SSA) has promulgated a list of medical conditions
        ["Listing of Impairments."] of such great severity that the SSA considers people who with the conditions disabled;
        1.    If your condition is not included in the SSA's Listing of Impairments, you have to ask yourself the following question in regard to obtaining Social Security
               Disability Benefits:
               1.  Am I able to do the same type of work I was able to do before the onset of the disability? - If the SSA determines that you are able to continue doing the same
                    work as you did before your medical condition you may have difficulty proving eligibility. The measure of how capable you are at doing your job after the
                   onset of your disability as opposed to before the onset of the disability is called the Residual Functional Capacity (RFC). In determining your eligibility for
                   benefits, the SSA compares your current RFC with the physical and mental demands of your past jobs. If you are physically and mentally able to do a job that
                   you have held within the last fifteen years, then SSA considers you "not disabled." If you are not able to perform any of your past jobs,
                   then ask yourself:
5.    Despite Your Medical Condition, Can You Do Other Work? - If you are unable to perform work similar to what you have done in the past, then the SSA will
       determine whether you are able to perform other types of work rather than collect benefits.

Can Children in Colleyville Qualify for Disability Benefits? Yes, but What is the Criteria?

Financially, needy children under age 18 who have serious medical conditions may be eligible for Children's SSI. A child is disabled for SSI if the child is not working and earning more than the SGA level and has a medical condition or combination of conditions that cause "marked and severe functional limitations." Medical evidence documenting the child's medical condition is essential.

Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) – Talk to an Experienced Colleyville Disability Income Lawyer Today

SSDI is a benefit program based on prior work history. For example, you must have worked a certain number of the past years (depending on your age) and paid into the social security system to receive disability payments. Some SSDI beneficiaries also qualify for Medicaid.

Supplemental Security Income: A Welfare-based Program

If you have no or too little work history, are disabled, and make below a certain threshold of money, you may qualify for Supplemental Security Income (SSI). SSI is a welfare-based program. SSI benefits are paid out of general tax revenues and are not contingent on your work history. The monthly benefit provides a basic amount, which may be enhanced by your state. You may also qualify for state benefit programs such as food stamps and Medicaid. Contact an experienced Colleyville SSI lawyer by filling out the questionnaire on this page to learn more about Social Security benefits.

Proving a Disability: The Process of Applying for Social Security and Appealing a Review Board Decision– Colleyville Social Security Disability Appeal Lawyers

You can start your application for Social Security benefits online today. You can also apply in person, or start the process over the phone by calling a local Social Security branch office. The initial review of eligibility can take upwards of four to six months. After the Social Security Review Board has gone over your application, you will either receive a notice of payments or you will be denied Social Security benefits. If you are denied benefits, you can appeal the decision in person or have your attorney appear on your behalf.

The following are a few examples ofthe types of injuries and illnesses that have previously qualified as a disability for Social Security:


Traumatic Brain Injury
Cancer of the Pancreas
Immune deficiency disorders
Sjogren’s syndrome
Cerebral Palsy
Chronic Anemia
Coagulation defects
Soft Tissue tumors of the head and neck
Lung Infections
Congenital Heart Disease
Heart Transplant


Local SSA Office

Social Security Office
2010 N State Highway 360
Grand Prairie, Texas 75050
(800) 772-1213


Low Cost Hospital

Northside Community Health Center
2106 N Main Street
Fort Worth, Texas 76164
(817) 625-4254


Pharmacies in and near Colleyville, Texas

4403 Colleyville Boulevard
Colleyville, Texas 76034
(817) 514-9458

Walmart Pharmacy
4904 Colleyville Boulevard
Colleyville, Texas 76034
(817) 770-8339

Recept Pharmacy
5100 State Highway 121, Suite B
Colleyville, Texas 76034
(817) 571-8745
Sav-On Pharmacy
4000 Glade Road
Colleyville, Texas 76034
(817) 354-0109

4000 Glade Road
Colleyville, Texas 76034
(817) 354-0505

Prescriptions Solutions of America Inc.
2403 Cales Drive
Colleyville, Texas 76034
(817) 795-1702


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