Disability Claims

Social security disability, short-term disability and long-term disability claims can be very complicated.

Disability Claims_Batchelor Law FirmDisability can result from an acute incident like an accident or a specific injury or from long­-term wear and tear on a person’s body or a number of injuries to various body parts derived over a life-time. Furthermore, psychological or psychiatric injuries can result from innumerable causes.

If you are suffering with disability and unable to work as a result of a single injury or multiple conditions, life is already difficult. We understand that difficulty. We also know and understand the claim process and how to request the benefits that you are owed. The claim process can be complicated. It often involves layers of appeals and more deadlines with specific data requirements for an appeal. It is important to talk to a lawyer about your rights. Our firm philosophy puts your interest at the forefront of your case management.

Jim Batchelor will personally review and evaluate all relevant medical conditions that may play a role in totally disabling you from substantial, gainful employment. Jim will not simply sign you up and have his staff handle your claim. He will direct each action taken on your claim and then involve you directly in contemplating and planning the strategy. He will personally perform the work. He believes that this direct involvement gives him the critical and intimate knowledge of the facts needed to successfully advocate for you.

Facts About Disability Claims:

  • Failure to timely appeal an adverse decision from the Social Security Administration or an insurer can result in forfeiture of some or all benefits.
  • The dependent family members of a person on Social Security Disability may be entitled to some dependency benefits for financial support.
  • Social Security Disability claims often require the cross-examination of an expert at a hearing in order to successfully prevail in a claim.
  • Failure to exhaust administrative remedies before filing a disability-related lawsuit can result in
  • The standard for what constitutes as “disabled” within the meaning of a disability contract typically changes from Short-Term to Long-Term disability and can change again after a given period on Long Term Disability Benefits.

Jim Batchelor focuses on helping people with all varieties of disability claims. We provide a free consultation and there is no fee until you recover. If you or a loved one has a potential claim for short or long term disability and/or social security benefits, find out how Batchelor Law Firm, P.A. can help you. Call Jim at +1(612) 349-2737 or email him at jab@batchelorlaw.net.

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