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Get The Social Security Disability Benefits You Deserve

Last updated on June 8, 2023

If a disability prevents you from returning to work for twelve months or more, you may be entitled to receive Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI). The claims process is complex and mistakes are easy to make and frustrating. Hedberg & Boulton, P.C., in Des Moines helps clients throughout Iowa with the initial application and the appeals process.

How You Can Qualify For Social Security Disability Benefits

The Social Security Administration (SSA) oversees the SSD program and makes determinations regarding eligibility to receive SSDI. Our Iowa firm understands that the claims process can seem like a struggle for many people. We have helped many clients just like you understand the SSD program and obtain the benefits they deserve. Eligibility qualifications for SSD include the following:

  • You must have paid Social Security payroll taxes over a specific time frame.
  • You must prove that a physical or mental disability prevents you from performing “substantial gainful activity” or that the disability could result in death.
  • You must meet the SSA’s definition of “disabled.”

Our experienced social security disability benefits attorneys can evaluate your claims, help you file your application.

What You Can Do If Your Claim Is Denied

Our attorneys have over 100 combined years of legal experience. Through the years, we have come to understand the SSA system and its methods. The vast majority of SSD claimants are initially denied. Rather than reapplying, you should move ahead to the appeals process. Our firm can represent you in the appeals process, which includes an administrative hearing before an ALJ (administrative law judge).

Put Your Future In Safe Hands

Whether you were injured at work and are pursuing a workers’ comp claim in addition to your SSD benefits, your disability is the result of a personal injury or whether your disability is unrelated to either, our lawyers are here for you.

Our office can schedule evening appointments and Saturday morning appointments for the convenience of working people and their families. We are regularly open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Contact us at our Des Moines office 515-446-9861 for a free initial consultation.

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