How to get the social security benefits you deserve: Lesson One

Let’s face it, applying for social security can be a pretty daunting process. Some people will put off applying for benefits because they aren’t aware of how the process works. Well, if you have the right people helping you Lesson Onewith your claim, the process can be quite simple. This is the first in a series of blogs and videos that will better explain the social security process as a whole. We are simply calling this series “How to get the benefits you deserve.”

In our first blog we will examine what happens when you first call our law office to speak to someone about benefits. Jan Dils Attorneys at Law has been around for 20 years. In that time we have been able to streamline our process. We have individuals in place who understand how social security works. These employees are referred to as leads and intake specialists. They are specially trained to determine eligibility for Social Security Benefits.

When you first call our office you will speak to a friendly receptionist. They will determine where to direct your call. If you are calling for the first time, and are interested in Social Security benefits, then the receptionist will transfer you to an intake specialist. The intake specialist will then ask you a series of questions to determine eligibility.

So, you may be wondering what kind of questions will be asked during this phone call. The important thing to remember here is that this is just your initial call. Nothing during this conversation should be too difficult. In fact, most of the information you likely know by heart. To better prepare yourself though, have your work history handy, as well as information regarding your disabilities. Often times just writing down your disabilities ahead of time will make the phone call go more smoothly.

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Our employees will ask you about your work history, your medical history, and they will also ask about your income. These are all important factors in determining eligibility for Social Security Benefits. If they determine you are eligible for benefits then they will schedule you for an intake appointment. We will discuss the intake appointment in more detail during our next blog.

It’s important to remember that you are not alone in filing for benefits. If you have questions about anything to do with social security disability, our friendly staff will be more than happy to answer those questions. When an individual is represented by Jan Dils attorneys at law,they have access to the knowledge and resources of a firm that has been in business for 20 years. This includes case managers, appeals clerks, hearing clerks, and of course attorneys.

If you would like to learn more about becoming a social security client of ours, or if you would like a free case evaluation, give us a call via our toll free number: 1-877-526-3457. If you’d rather be called at a later time, fill out this form now so that one of our specialists can give you a call.

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