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Your Initial Social Security Disability Claim

The first step in the process of obtaining Social Security Disability (SSD) benefits is completing and filing the initial application. If you suffer from a serious physical or mental health impairment, it is important to handle your initial application with care and attention to detail. Many initial applications are turned down due to errors and oversights.

If you are seeking SSD benefits, the attorneys at Bartels Sherman & Wallace can help. Our practice is primarily devoted to handling SSD appeals, but we can offer you experienced guidance for your initial application. Contact us today online or by phone at 870-330-4377 to arrange a consultation with an experienced Social Security Disability claims lawyer in Arkansas.

SSD Initial Applications

A Social Security Disability claim can be initiated by calling the Social Security Administration, by filing in person at your local SSA office or by completing an application online.

Successful initial disability claims should:

  • Include thorough medical documentation of your physical impairment or mental health impairment
  • Accurately describe how your disability impacts your ability to work

Remember, the majority of initial applications are turned down. If yours is turned down, it is no reason to lose hope. The assistance of an SSD attorney can make a difference during the appeals process.

If you receive notice that your initial claim has been denied, our attorneys can evaluate your case to determine how best to proceed. We have helped thousands of people in your situation obtain the SSD benefits they need and deserve.

Contact An SSD Process Lawyer · Missouri, Arkansas, Tennessee And Nationwide

If you are seeking SSD benefits, our law firm is here to help. Contact us today online or by phone at 870-330-4377 to arrange a consultation with a knowledgeable SSD lawyer. We handle Social Security Disability claims and appeals for clients from Arkansas, Missouri, Tennessee and throughout the United States.