Anaheim, CA (Orange County) is home to many experienced Social Security Disability attorneys and advocates. In December 2011, these professionals helped 36,550 individuals to get SSDI benefits and another 72,713 to get SSI benefits. If you or a loved one cannot maintain a job because of a serious disability or health condition, an Anaheim attorney or advocate can help you get the benefits you need to achieve financial stability.
You can learn more about the Social Security Disability Insurance program and the Supplemental Security Income program, here. If you have any other questions regarding the disability benefits available to you, contact the following Social Security Disability office:
900 S. Harbor Blvd
Anaheim, CA 92805
Hiring an Anaheim Disability Attorney
A surprising amount of applicants go into the Social Security Disability application process thinking that receiving benefits will be an easy thing to do. Unfortunately these people are often wrong. Typically, applicants say that the Social Security Disability application process is long and complex. Therefore, it may be in your best interest to consult with an Anaheim lawyer prior to submitting your claim.
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An Anaheim Social Security Disability lawyer will also handle disability claims in the following cities located in Orange County, Los Angeles County, Riverside County, San Diego County, San Bernadino County, and Ventura County. Fullerton, Santa Ana, La Miranda, La Habra, Placentia, Yorba Linda, Tustin, Irvine, Costa Mesa, Huntington Beach, Seal Beach, Long Beach, Cypress, Lakewood, Buena Park, Whittier, Paramount, and Compton.
The Orange County Bar Association can give you additional information about the legal professionals in your area.
Orange County Bar Association
P.O. Box 6130
Newport Beach, CA 92658
Anaheim Disability Hearings
A large amount of applicants for disability benefits are denied during the initial application. If your initial application is denied, you will need to request an appeal hearing to be held in the Orange Office of Disability Adjudication and Review—or ODAR. The Orange hearing office is currently very busy with 3,156 pending cases and a wait time of 337 days.
Listed below are some more important statistics that can be used to help you better prepare for your disability hearing. Although the following numbers may not make sense to you right now, they will help your legal team become familiar with the Orange Hearing office—should your claim proceed to the appeal stages.
These statistics are about the hearings held between October 2012 and January 2013 in the Orange Office of Disability Adjudication and Review:
- A total of 1,534 hearings were scheduled in the Orange hearing office.
- Of these 1,534 hearings, approximately 80.5% were resolved—meaning the hearing resulted in an approval, denial, or partial approval.
- The Orange ODAR has 8 administrative law judges who handle disability claims.
- Each of the administrative law judges heard, on average, 2.4 dispositions per day.
- The entire Orange hearing office handled a total of 19.2 dispositions each day.
- 91.16% of hearings were held in person while the rest were held through video conferencing.
If your claim proceeds to an appeal hearing, you and your lawyer will be able to use these facts to get a better understanding of how the Orange Office of Disability Adjudication and Review operates.
If medical or health complications prevent you from being able to wait until your scheduled hearing date, you can contact your local congressperson. He or she has the power to ask the hearing office to expedite your disability claim. Your local congressperson is located at the address below:
12397 Lewis Street, Suite 101
Garden Grove, CA 92840
Phone: (714) 621-0102
Fax: (714) 621-0401
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