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Social Security lawyers in Jackson, Mississippi Can Help

Are you considering applying for Social Security because of a disability? You may qualify for social security disability benefits. By working with an experienced Jackson, Mississippi social security attorney, you can increase your chances of receiving disability payments from the federal government. Jackson social security attorneys help our most vulnerable citizens qualify for social security disability benefits.

SSI and SSDI: your safety net

The statistics are not favorable for initial applicants. About 65% or more initial applicants are denied annually. Increase your chances of winning your Social Security claim by contacting an experienced Jackson Social Security lawyer. Your attorney should have the necessary experience to understand how to make out your best case. This may include working with your doctors, or having you seek a new cost-effective examination that can help make out your case. Successful claimants receive critical monthly payments from the federal government. SSI recipients can receive a monthly payment, food stamps, and potentially Medicaid to cover health care costs. SSDI recipients receive monthly payments based on the amount they paid into the system, among other factors. Also, SSDI recipients sometimes qualify for Medicare.

How do people afford to pay qualified Jackson Social Security lawyers?

Although attorneys can be expensive, a social security attorney is affordable, even for someone who does not have a job. Social security attorneys are paid according to a strict fee schedule. They can only be paid if they win your case for you. That makes sense because claimants usually have not expendable money. Your social security attorney is limited in how much he or she can charge. That is because the federal government has capped attorney fees in these cases. Specifically, the attorney cannot charge more than 25% of your back pay, up to a total of $6,000. Even then, the government has to approve the final award of attorney fees. So, a claimant is always getting a fair deal. By filling out the questionnaire on the left, an experienced Jackson Social Security attorney will contact you.

Social Security: Who qualifies for SSI and SSDI

The federal government created Social Security for a number of reasons. One of those reasons was to provide benefits to Americans who cannot work due to an injury. The injury must last at least one year, and prevent you from working. There are two different programs that give rise to disability payments under the Social Security System: SSDI (Social Security Disability Insurance) and SSI (Supplemental Security Income). Both programs provide relief to injured Americans, but they are different from each other.

SSDI - Contact an experienced Jackson Disability Insurance Attorney Now

To qualify for SSDI monthly payments, you must establish a work history of paying into social security as well as a qualifying disability. So, not everyone qualifies for the SSDI program. Those who receive disability payments under SSDI may also qualify for Medicare coverage. Contact an experienced Jackson SSDI lawyer to learn about your options.

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) – Talk to an experienced Jackson Disability Attorney

SSI is paid out like welfare, meaning you cannot earn over a certain amount of money to qualify. In addition, you need to be disabled and unable to work. SSI pays out a smaller amount of money than SSDI, but unlike SSDI, you are not required to have paid into the Social Security system to qualify for payments. In addition, SSI recipients qualify for medical care through Medicaid. To contact an experienced Jackson SSI lawyer, fill out the questionnaire on the left.

Proving your disability: the process of applying and appealing your decision - Jackson Disability AppealAttorney

You can start your application for social security online, in person, or by phone. The review process can take more than six months in some cases. If you have been denied, you can appeal your case. At appeal, you will have to prove that your condition qualifies as a disability. If you do not feel comfortable appearing on your own behalf, an attorney may present your case for you.

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

Herniated Disc
Severe fractures of larger bones
Severe arthritis
Traumatic Brain Injury
Organic Mental Disorders
Depressive Syndrome
Anxiety Disorders
Personality Disorders
Peripheral Neuropathies
Liver Damage
Chronic heart failure
Ischemic Heart Disease
Recurrent Arrhythmias
Congenital Heart Disease
Heart Transplant

Local SSA Office

Social Security Office
Room 225, 100 West Capitol Street
Jackson, Mississippi 39269
(866) 331-8135

Low Cost Hospitals

Central Mississippi Health Services
P O Box 8749
Jackson, Mississippi 39284
(601) 948-5572

Central Medical Clinic PA
1190 North State Street Suite 201
Jackson, Mississippi 39202
(601) 352-7011
Jackson Medical Clinic Inc
P O Box 23996
Jackson, Mississippi 39225
(601) 352-2273

Cardiovascular Surgical Clinic
501 Marshall Street Suite 100
Jackson, Mississippi 39202
(601) 948-1416


University Hospitals and Health System
2500 North State Street
Jackson, Mississippi 39216 
(601) 984-4100

Central Mississippi Medical Center
1850 Chadwick Drive
Jackson, Mississippi 39204 
(601) 376-1000
River Oaks Hospital, Inc.
1030 River Oaks Drive
Jackson, Mississippi 39232
(601) 932-1030

Mississippi Baptist Medical Center
1225 North State Street
Jackson, Mississippi 39202 
(601) 968-5130

Jackson social security attorneys serve clients throughout Western Mississippi, including Bolton, Brandon, Clinton, Crystal Springs, Florence, Forest, Hawkins Field, Jackson, King, Madison, Madisonville, Pearl, Richland, Ridgeland, Terry, Vicksburg, Whites, Yazoo City, areas in the vicinity of Jackson-Eyers International Airport, John Bell Williams Airport, and other communities in Hinds County.

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