What is Social Security Disability

The Social Security System created a safety net for individuals that found themselves unable to work because of a disabling condition. People who fit this description can apply for benefits through one of two ways. The first is Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI), which is offered for people who paid taxes through employment for at least five of the past ten years. Supplemental Security Income (SSI) is the second program. This is for people who meet the financial need requirement and are considered of low-income.

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How a Sheboygan Social Security Disability Attorney Can Help

Social Security Disability Attorney can give you knowledge that, otherwise, you wouldn’t have access to. The Social Security Disability (SSD) application process can be worrisome for someone experiencing a disabling condition. Having someone on your side that can explain all the aspects of the application can ease a lot of the worry applicants face.

Our attorneys at Hoglund Law can be there for you to answer any questions and help guide you through this difficult process. Knowing how to approach the application is a major step in winning your case. Call Hoglund Law to schedule a free case evaluation.

Who Qualifies for Social Security Disability

Those who meet the Social Security Administration’s severe medical conditions listed in the “List of Impairments” or those who cannot perform substantial gainful activity can qualify for Social Security Disability benefits. Typically, it’s more common for an applicant to prove they can’t perform substantial gainful activity since it’s infrequent for an applicant to have one of the severe ailments from the SSA’s list.

However, if an applicant believes they meet the criteria, they could be automatically accepted to receive benefits. Some of the conditions from the outlined list include but are not limited to cardiovascular conditions, cancer, musculoskeletal disorders, autism, and immune system disorders. For the full list, click here.

If you have any questions on if you qualify or which route to take, meet with a Hoglund Law attorney.

Why Are People Denied Social Security Disability

Because of the SSA strict guidelines, denials can happen often. Sometimes this can be because of a minor tweak in the file, other times this can be because of a disqualifying factor.

Partaking in fraud, continual use of drugs and alcohol, and a condition lasting for less than a year can automatically result in a denial. To better understand how the SSA will evaluate your case, contact Hoglund Law. An attorney can help you build a stronger case and avoid denials.

Have You Been Denied SSDI / SSI?

During a denial from your initial claim, you shouldn’t feel discouraged. There’s always a plan B: applying for an appeal. Getting a hearing is where a lot of people succeed in the SSD process. This hearing lets you submit new evidence and make arguments on exactly how your condition hinders your ability to work.

At this point, it’s vital to get proper representation if you haven’t already. An SSD attorney has mastered cross-examining witnesses, providing legal arguments, and disproving false assumptions. Statistically, you are more likely to win your case with a qualified attorney at your side. To get in contact with a Social Security Disability attorney, call Hoglund Law today.

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How to apply for Social Security Benefits in Sheboygan

You can apply online, over the phone, or in person at the Sheboygan Social Security Administration office located at 1137 N 26th St, Sheboygan, WI 53081. To apply, you first need information gathered. This information regards the contact information for your employers from the last 15 years, the contact information for any hospital and doctor that has care for you concerning your condition, and a list of medication prescribed to you for the condition.

All this information gives the SSA a way to better evaluate your case. The more relevant information given in the file, the better chance you have at getting benefits. It is important to note that denials can happen, and they are common. Although they can be appealed, it can be confusing. Asking for help from a professional is the best way to clear things up. Hoglund Law attorneys are available to answer any questions about the process.

Your Local Social Security Office

Social Security Administration

Address: 1137 N 26th St
Sheboygan, WI 53081

1137 N 26th St
Sheboygan, WI 53081

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Social Security Office Hours

Monday 9:00am – 4:00pm
Tuesday 9:00am – 4:00pm
Wednesday 9:00am – 12:00pm
Thursday 9:00am – 4:00pm
Friday 9:00am – 4:00pm
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Closed on Federal Holidays.

About Sheboygan, WI

Named “Malibu of the Midwest” by the surf crowd, Sheboygan provides fun for the outdoor lover. Being on the coast of Lake Michigan, fishing and sailing are in no shortage. On the ground, however, you can find events happening almost every day in the summertime. Anything from live music to Farmer’s Markets can be found on a nice summer evening. The community is close knit and gives a sensation of home as soon as you enter city limits.