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Social Security Disability Lawyers Serving Alexandria and the Entire State of Louisiana
Social Security Disability (SSD) is a benefit available to people whose disabilities prevent them from earning a living. There are two types of SSD: Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI), which is available to injured workers, their widowed spouses or disabled children; and Supplemental Security Income (SSI), which is available to disabled persons in financial need. The Social Security Administration (SSA) administers and regulates both the SSDI and the SSI programs.
The Louisiana Social Security Disability attorneys at Neblett, Beard & Arsenault have spent almost 40 years representing disability victims across the state. We know the frustrations faced by disabled individuals applying for Social Security Disability benefits. Even if you feel you have a clear case of severe disability, without the proper documentation and presentation of evidence, your claim may be turned down – in fact, a large majority of initial claim attempts are rejected. It’s important not to become discouraged, however, because an experienced disability lawyer can help you appeal your claim decision and obtain the benefits to which you are entitled.
If your Louisiana Social Security Disability claim has been denied, contact our firm by calling (318) 561-2500 today or submit an online request. We proudly serve the people of Louisiana including Baton Rouge, Alexandria, Lafayette, Shreveport, Lake Charles and Monroe.
How Do I File for Social Security Disability Benefits in Louisiana?
Our Louisiana social security disability attorneys understand the laws pertaining to obtaining SSD benefits. Watch the video below or contact our law firm today. Ask to speak with SSD Attorney Barbara Mixon. The call is free, the consultation is free, and we have helped thousands of clients over the last 40 plus years with their injury and social security disability claim needs.
Louisiana Social Security Disability Eligibility – Receive Your SSD Benefits
If you worked prior to your disability and paid Social Security taxes, then you are typically considered “covered” by Social Security, and SSDI is the disability benefit you would likely be filing a claim to receive. In order to be considered eligible for SSDI, you must fall into one of the three categories:
- A disabled worker under 65 who is covered by Social Security.
- A person disabled since childhood who is a dependent of either a deceased parent covered by Social Security or a living parent or parent entitled to Social Security Disability.
- A disabled widow or widower aged 50-60 whose deceased spouse was covered under Social Security.
In order to meet the definition of “disabled,” the SSA requires that you must be completely disabled – meaning your disability must have lasted or be expected to last at least one year or your disability must be expected to end in your death. The disability may be physical, mental or a combination – but it must be proven through medical documentation.
If you are completely disabled and you file an application for benefits, you might expect that your claim will be accepted right away. However, the truth is that many perfectly reasonable benefits claims are rejected initially. The SSA does not award disability quickly or easily, and often claims are denied because of lack of proper evidence or documentation. If your claim is denied, you can appeal the decision, but you have a limited time in which to file an appeal. An attorney can provide legal representation and advice during the appeals process – both of which greatly improve your chances of a successful claim.
If you believe you are entitled to Social Security benefits, if you have questions about your Social Security Disability claim, or if your claim has been denied, the SSD lawyers at Neblett, Beard & Arsenault can help. We’ll review your claim carefully to determine what documentation may be missing, and we’ll prepare your case for appeal. Results are how we measure success – we’ve built a strong reputation both in and out of the courtroom, and we’ll put our experience and dedication to work on your behalf.
Can I Work And Still Collect Social Security Disability Benefits?
Experienced Social Security Disability Attorneys – Neblett, Beard & Arsenault
If you need assistance with an SSD claim, take the first step to protect your legal rights and contact the SSD attorneys at Neblett, Beard & Arsenault. You only have a limited time to file an appeal, so you must act quickly.
Call (318) 561-2500 today or submit an online request. We proudly serve the people of Louisiana from Baton Rouge, Shreveport, Lake Charles, Monroe, Lafayette, and Alexandria, as well as the surrounding communities.
Why Neblett, Beard & Arsenault Is Your Best Choice
You have a lot of choices when it comes to personal injury attorneys in the South-Central U.S., so why choose us? Our results speak for themselves. Through our commitment and dedication, we are able to negotiate maximum settlements for our clients and we take pride in holding negligent parties responsible for the injuries they have caused. At Neblett, Beard & Arsenault, you can expect:
- Experience in all areas of injury law. Our team of attorneys has handled every type of personal injury claim—from motor vehicle accidents to nursing home abuse—and we will match our experience to your specific case. You can rest assured that we understand the best approach for your unique claim, and we will pull out all the stops to fight for you.
- Commitment to clients. We value each and every one of our clients as an individual and our entire team—from our friendly receptionist to our highly skilled attorneys—will treat you with the dignity and respect you deserve. You will always feel like you are our top priority, and we will see your case through to the end.
- Maximum results. Our many years of experience and knowledge of the law allow us to evaluate the strength of your case and adopt the best strategy to pursue the maximum settlement available. If more than one party may be held responsible for your injuries, we will file multiple claims to make sure you get every penny you are owed to help you recover and support your family.
While our large staff and comprehensive services offer the advantages of a big law firm, our personalized service and individual attention give our clients the feeling of a small-town family firm. With Neblett, Beard & Arsenault, you get the best of both worlds!
Over $1 Million
Over $1 Million Recovered Asbestos-Related Lung Cancer
$2 Million Estimated Recovery for Asbestos-Related Claim
Over $1 Million
Auto Accident Injury Claim Involving Multiple Broken Bones
$4.5 Million Recovered for Brain Injury Related to Truck Accident
$65 Million Settlement for Injuries Due to Train Derailment
Recovered for a Worker Injured in a Plant Explosion
We’ve Recovered Over $10 Billion Dollars For Injury Victims
There are a number of personal injury law firms throughout the state of Louisiana. However, not all of them can claim they have won more than $10 Billion Dollars for their clients but, we can. That’s because we’ve been fighting for the rights of accident victims for more than 4 decades. Click the button below to view all of our case results. Or, if you have questions about a potential injury claim, give us a call at (318) 561-2500.
Notable Settlements & Recoveries
$1 Billion Dollar Pinnacle Hip Implant Verdict
$502 Million Pinnacle Hip Verdict Against Johnson & Johnson
$330 Million Post Katrina Oil Spill Settlement
$100 Million Recovery for Gasoline With High Sulphur Content
$9 Billion Verdict Against Eli Lilly and Takeda
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Located in the central Louisiana city of Alexandria, our office is convenient to residents of Texas and Mississippi as well as all Louisianans. Fill out the form on this page to connect with us and we will be in touch with you shortly to discuss your case. No claim is too big or too small for us to handle with personal attention and skill.