Greensboro (Guilford County) residents have the option of using a disability attorney or advocate when they apply for social security disability. Disability benefits are for individuals who are expected to be out of work for a year due to a long term disability. Currently, there are 5,895 pending cases at the Greensboro Hearing office and the wait time is 454 days. As of December 2011, there were 13,665 people receiving SSDI benefits and 10,389 people receiving SSI benefits in Guilford County.
Greensboro disability applicants can either fill out an application online or at one of the local SSA offices near the Greensboro area. A few options are listed below:
6005 Landmark Center Blvd
Greensboro, NC 27407
157 K Dublin Square Road
Asheboro, NC 27203
2010 S. Church Street
Burlington, NC 27215
1624 Way Street
Reidsville, NC 27320
Hiring a Greensboro Social Security Attorney
If you have questions about the process of applying for disability, you should consider consulting with a Greensboro disability attorney. Your attorney will not only fill out the necessary paperwork, but he or she will also represent you at your hearing, if necessary.
A Greensboro Social Security Disability lawyer will also handle disability claims in the following cities located in Guilford County, Alamance County, Chatham County, Randolph County, Caswell County, Rockingham County, Stokes County, Forsyth County, and Davidson County: Gibsonville, McLeansville, Brightwood, Summerfield, Oak Ridge, Walkertown, Winston-Salem, Kernersville, High Point, Lexington, Asheboro, Burlington, Reidsville, Elon, Jamestown, Graham, Chapel Hill, and Raleigh.
Listed below is the bar association that can be contacted about the process of hiring an attorney in the Greensboro, NC area:
Durham Bar Association
115 E. Main Street
Durham, NC 27701
Greensboro Disability Hearings
Most disability claims unfortunately are denied during both the initial and reconsideration stages of the application process. If you are among the denied, then you will have to request for a hearing with the Greensboro disability hearing office. Listed below are the administrative law judges (ALJs) who handle the hearings in Greensboro.
|ALJ Name||Approval Rate|
|Brock, Nancy L.||57.42%|
|Cavadi, Michelle D.||52.94%|
|Evans, Helen O.||67.69%|
|Firestone, Scott C.||45.83%|
|Graham, E. Norman||70.59%|
|Stein, Daniel J.||60.28%|
*Data from http://www.ssa.gov/appeals/DataSets/03_ALJ_Disposition_Data.html
Since most applications are denied, Greensboro disability lawyers will have to attend hearings at the office in order for their clients to be approved for benefits. As a result they will become extremely familiar with the hearing process, as well as the ALJs at this particular office. That experience could prove to be very valuable during your disability hearing.
In cases of extreme financial or medical hardship, you can contact your local congressman to see if he or she can speed up the scheduling of your hearing. Listed below is the congressman's office for the Greensboro area:
2102 North Elm Street, Suite B
Greensboro, NC 27408
Phone: (336) 333-5005
Fill out the form below to speak with a Greensboro disability attorney or advocate for free: