Social Security attorneys and advocates are available to help the people of Toledo (Lucas County) who believe they are entitled to disability benefits. They can help you file your initial application as well as file an appeal if your application was denied. Currently, there are 5,198 pending cases at the Toledo Hearing office and the wait time is 362 days. As of December 2011, there were 14,820 individuals receiving SSDI benefits and 16,990 individuals receiving SSI benefits in Lucas County.
People living in the Toledo area can either file for disability on the SSA’s website or one of their local offices, listed below:
Toledo, OH 43604
5151 Monroe St
Suite 112 W
Toledo, OH 43623
745 Innovation Drive
Bowling Green, OH 43402
2220 Enterprise Street
Fremont, OH 43420
Toledo Disability Attorneys
Those who have tried to get approved for disability benefits know how tedious and stressful of a process it can be. Hiring a Toledo social security lawyer to handle your case for you will alleviate the stress associated with applying for disability.
A Toledo Social Security Disability lawyer will also handle disability claims in the following cities located in Lucas County, Ottawa County, Wood County, Sandusky County, Henry County, and Fulton County: Walbridge, Oregon, Northwood, Ottawa Hills, Rossford, Lambertville, Temperance, Holland, Maurnee, Perrysburg, Monroe, Sylvania and even Detroit, MI.
All questions regarding hiring an attorney in the Toledo area should be directed to the bar association listed below:
Toledo Bar Association
311 N. Superior St.
Toledo, OH 43604
Toledo Disability Hearings
If your claim is among those that are denied at both the initial and reconsideration levels, you will have to request to have a hearing with the Toledo Office of Disability Adjudication and Review. Listed below are the administrative law judges (ALJs) who handle the cases at the Toldeo ODAR:
|ALJ Name||Approval Rate|
|Banks, Terry M.||31.75%|
|Mantel, Dianne S.||29.97%|
|Morrow, Mary D.||37.65%|
|Thompson, Sherry D.||0.00%|
|Vitellio, Gabrielle R.||62.93%|
*Data from http://www.ssa.gov/appeals/DataSets/03_ALJ_Disposition_Data.html
Toledo disability attorneys and advocates will often be required to attend numerous hearings at this office. As a result, they should be familiar with the judges and can use that familiarity to your advantage during your hearing.
In extreme financial or medical circumstances you can contact your local congressperson to see if he or she can talk to the hearing office to get your hearing scheduled faster.
Fill out the form below to receive a free evaluation from a Toledo Social Security attorney: