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Locating Disability Benefits Following A Serious Injury

A disabling injury can occur suddenly and without notice. If you are a parent who is supporting a family and you’ve been injured, the consequences can prove to be disastrous. Such an injury can lead to the loss of your job and even your home. Despite your injuries, you will still be expected to cover the bills you receive. And, to add to the bills, you may require costly medical care as well. Sometimes, it isn’t easy to know where to turn.

When you’re suffering from severe and permanent injuries, our attorney at Dixon & Johnston Law Office can help you find the Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits you require. Having provided such services to Illinois residents since 1990, he understands the process for submitting a successful application. Should there be a denial of a past disability claim, our lawyer can handle your appeal. During the entire process, he will be there to guide you and help you understand all your options.

The Steps To Take Following An Injury

Few people have the financial resources necessary to withstand a disabling injury. It is, therefore, imperative that you take immediate steps to receive the benefits you need. To file a successful SSDI claim, you need to establish the following:

  • A medical diagnosis confirming that a permanent or disabling injury occurred
  • Evidence that your injury may prevent you from working for the next 12 months
  • Financial information showing that you have no other income revenue outside of the benefits for which you are applying

Failure to document items claimed in the application can lead to claim dismissal. In fact, individuals who represent themselves rarely file successful claims.

Our lawyer will take all the necessary steps to help ensure that you receive the benefits you require. If you are not eligible for SSDI benefits, he can still explore whether you are eligible for Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits.

Help Is Only A Phone Call Away

There is never a good time to suffer an injury. But do not allow the injury to also destroy your and your family’s finances. Please contact our Belleville attorney at Dixon & Johnston Law Office by calling 618-233-1103. You can also reach us by email.