Residents of Cincinnati (Hamilton County) can turn to a disability attorney or advocate for help if they are looking to apply for SSD benefits. SSD benefits are meant for those individuals who are out of work for at least a year due to a disability. Currently, there are 7,121 pending cases at the Cincinnati Hearing office and the wait time is 392 days. As of December 2011, there were 22,260 individuals receiving SSDI benefits and 22,717 individuals receiving SSI benefits in Hamilton County.
Cincinnati disability applicants can either apply online or at one of the local SSA offices near the Cincinnati area, listed below:
550 Main Street
Cincinnati, OH 45202
15 E Sunnybrook Drive
Cincinnati, OH 45237
1050 Hospital Drive
Batavia, OH 45103
6553 Winford Avenue
Hamilton, OH 45011
Cincinnati Disability Attorneys
The disability application process tends to be very confusing and long, it takes most claimants well over a year to be approved for benefits. Hiring a Cincinnati disability attorney or advocate can take away a lot of the stress associated with applying for disability.
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A Cincinnati Social Security Disability lawyer will also handle disability claims in the following cities located in Hamilton County, Clermont County, Butler County, and Warren County: Ludlow, Newport, Covington, Fort Thomas, Florence, Edgewood, Burlington, Norwood, Finneytown, Wyoming, Reading, White Oak, Northbrook, Columbus, Milford, Blue Ash, Loveland, Dry Run, Fairfield, Hamilton, and Walton.
All questions regarding hiring an attorney in Cincinnati should be directed to the local bar association listed below:
Cincinnati Bar Association
225 E. Sixth Street
Cincinnati, Ohio 45202;p>
Cincinnati Disability Hearings
Almost 90% of claims are denied at the first level of appeals, the reconsideration stage. If your claim is among the 90% that is denied, you will have to request to have a hearing with the Cincinnati hearing office. Listed below are the judges (ALJs) who handle the hearings in the Cincinnati office.
|Bivins, Renita K.||20.55%|
|Boylan, Peter J.||41.43%|
|Flynn, Robert W.||53.06%|
|Nguyen, Thuy-Anh T.||33.22%|
|Prince, John M.||51.88%|
|Tindale, Christopher S.||34.64%|
*Data from http://www.ssa.gov/appeals/DataSets/03_ALJ_Disposition_Data.html
Cincinnati Disability attorneys will be familiar with the ALJs at this hearing office and will be able to prepare your case according to which judge is assigned to hear your case.
In extreme medical or financial circumstances, you may contact your local congressman to see if he or she can intervene with the hearing office to get your hearing scheduled faster.
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