Johnson City (Washington County) disability attorneys can help the residents of Johnson City who are severely disabled and are in need of disability benefits. These attorneys will not only help you apply, but they will also represent during you hearing if necessary. Currently, there are 4,641 pending cases at the Kingsport Hearing office and the wait time is 319 days. As of December 2011, there were 5,390 individuals receiving SSDI benefits and 3,060 individuals receiving SSI benefits in Washington County.
Johnson City residents have the option of either applying for disability online or at one of the local SSA offices listed below:
818 Sunset Drive
Johnson City, TN 37604
1618 Old Tusculum Road
Greeneville, TN 37745
2401 South Wilcox Drive
Kingsport, TN 37660
Johnson City Disability Attorneys
Being approved for disability is not an easy task. It takes most people over a year to be approved for benefits. You can improve your chances of being approved for disability by hiring a Johnson city social security attorney or advocate.
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Johnson City Social Security disability lawyers will also handle claims in the following cities in TN: Elizabethton, Kingsport, Bloomingdale, Bristol, Greeneville, Morristown, Nashville and Sevierville.
Listed below is the bar association that the residents of Johnson City can contact, if they have questions about the process of hiring an attorney:
Tennessee Bar Association
221 4th Avenue N.
Nashville, TN 37219
Johnson City Disability Hearing
Almost 90% of claims are denied at the reconsideration level of the disability application process. If your claim is among the 90% that are denied, you will have to request a hearing with the Kingsport disability hearing office.
Listed below are the judges (ALJs) at the Kingsport office:
|Davenport, Michael J||66.21%|
|Howard, Charles R||52.38%|
|McFadyen, John L||49.29%|
|Pilkey, Keith C||72.56%|
|Riley, Marshall D||69.43%|
|Schwartzberg, S. D||57.52%|
|White, Douglas G||89.58%|
*Data from http://www.ssa.gov/appeals/DataSets/03_ALJ_Disposition_Data.html
Johnson City disability attorneys will often attend hearings at this office on behalf of other claimants. That experience could be used to your advantage if you choose to hire a Johnson City attorney to help you with your claim.
You can contact your congressman if you need your hearing to be scheduled faster due to an extreme financial or medical situation. The congressman for Johnson City is:
Phil Roe, MD
PO Box 1728
Kingsport, TN 37662
Phone: (423) 247-8161
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