Legal Help for Disabled Workers in Georgia
When a disability or injury prevents you from working, you may worry about how you will support yourself and your family without income, not to mention how you will pay mounting medical bills. During this stressful time, it is important to know that you have the right to seek benefits.
The Scope of Our Practice
At the law offices of Ellene Welsh in Douglasville, Columbus, and Atlanta, Georgia, we guide clients who are unable to work through the benefits process. Whether you suffered a physical injury or mental disability, we will listen to your story, gather documentation and file paperwork for your case. Call us at 770-884-1879 or 866-959-2946 to schedule a free initial consultation.
Social Security Disability Insurance and Supplemental Security Income
If you have suffered a temporary or permanent injury that prevents you from working for at least one year, you may be eligible for Social Security Disability (SSD) benefits. This program requires you to have a certain amount of previous work history, in addition to contribution to the plan. Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits, however, is financial assistance that does not require work history and was created to help people with long-term disabilities that render them unable to work.
When your initial SSD or SSI claim is denied, which it most likely will be, we can help. Attorney, Ellene Welsh will:
- Determine if you have a qualifying mental disability
- Inform you if you have a qualifying physical disability
- Ensure you receive proper medical treatment
- Explain the claims process
- Assist with potential family benefits
- Walk you through the appeals process
While these cases can drag on for years, we will do our best to move your claim along in a timely manner so you get the benefits you deserve.
Atlanta, Georgia, Disability Appeal Attorney Looking Out for You
To speak with an SS and workers’ comp attorney about your situation, please request a complimentary initial consultation. We handle SSDI and SSI cases on a contingency fee basis. That means you owe no attorney fees until we secure benefits for you.