Chattanooga Social Security Attorney or Advocate

Residents of Chattanooga (Hamilton County), TN have the option of using disability attorneys or advocate when applying for social security disability. Social Security Disability is a federal government program that provides benefits to those who are out of work due to a disability. As of December, 2012 there are 7,162 pending cases at the Chattanooga hearing office and the wait time is 310 days. As of December 2011, there were 11,390 individuals receiving SSDI benefits and 8,422 individuals receiving SSI benefits in Hamilton County.

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Chattanooga disability applications can either be submitted online or at one of the local SSA offices listed below:

1290 Premier Drive
Chattanooga, TN 37421
Telephone: 1-423-899-0649

921 Congress Pkwy N
Athens, TN 37303
Telephone: 1-423-745-7488

529 Inman Street West
Cleveland, TN 37311
Telephone: 1-423-339-0519

1618 Old Tusculum Road
Greeneville, TN 37745
Telephone: 1-423-639-9506

Chattanooga Disability Attorneys

Most people tend to find the disability application process to be rather confusing and tedious. If you are one of those people, you should hire a Chattanooga social security attorney right from the start of the application process.

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A Chattanooga Social Security Disability lawyer will also handle disability claims in the following cities located in Hamilton County, Marion County, Bradley County, Bledsoe County, Rhea County, Sequatchie County, Grundy County, and Franklin County: East Ridge, East Brainerd, Ooltewah, Collegedale, Red Bank, Ridgeside, Cleveland, Fairmount, Harrison, Whitwell, Jasper, South Pittsburg, Tracy City, and Dunlop.

All questions regarding the process of hiring an attorney can be directed to your local bar association:

Chattanooga Bar Association
The Pioneer Building
Suite 420
801 Broad Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402

To speak with a local disability attorney or advocate, fill out a free disability review today.

Chattanooga Disability Hearings

Almost 90% of claims are denied at the reconsideration stage. If your claim is among the 90%, then you will have to request for a hearing with the Chattanooga hearing office. Listed below are the judges (ALJs) who handle cases in the Chattanooga office.

Name Approval Rate
Benedict, Lauren L. 48.72%
Case, John E 69.01%
Chambers, Henry H. 68.09%
Gray, William O. 55.45%
Jobe, Carey 52.65%
Kliner, Wesley R. 49.37%
Luffman-Minor, Kristie 45.75%
McGrath, Frederick 50.21%
Morehead, Suhirjahaan 32.01%
Pierce, Katie H. 52.67%
Saindon, Angela 51.50%
Soto, Eduardo 75.15%
Swan, Michael R 65.33%

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Chattanooga disability lawyers who frequently attend hearing will be familiar with what kind of information each ALJ requires. That knowledge could prove to be very valuable during your hearing.

If you need your hearing to be sped up due to extreme financial or medical circumstances, you should contact your local congressperson.

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