Forth Worth (Tarrant County) residents who are out of work for year due to a long term disability can turn to disability attorneys for help. Fort Worth disability attorneys can help you apply for disability and give you the best chance of being approved for benefits. Currently, there are 4,815 pending cases at the Fort Worth Hearing office and the wait time is 293 days. As of December 2011, there were 33,915 individuals receiving SSDI benefits and 33,132 individuals receiving SSI benefits in Tarrant County.
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Fort Worth Disability applicants can either file for disability online or at one of the local offices listed below:
819 Taylor St
Room 1-A-07 Federal Bldg
Fort Worth, TX 76102
2785 Altamesa Blvd
Fort Worth, TX 76133
Fort Worth Disability Attorneys
If you are having difficulty with your SSD application, you should consult with a Fort Worth disability attorney. Fort Worth is home to hundreds of disability attorneys who can help you at any stage of the application process. More on the benefits of hiring an attorney>>>
A Fort Worth Social Security Disability lawyer will also handle disability claims in the following cities located in Dallas County, Collin County, Denton County, Rockwall County, Kaufman County, Johnson County, Wise County, Tarrant County, and Ellis County: Mesquite, North Highland City, Hartom City, White Settlement, Garland, Plano, Arlington, Fort Worth, Carrollton, Benbrook, Forest Hill, Grapevine, Irving, Burleson, Grand Prairie, Lewisville, Mckinney, Farmers Branch, Flower Mound, and Desoto.
Questions regarding hiring an attorney can be direct to the Tarrant County Bar Association, address is listed below:
Tarrant County Bar Association
1315 Calhoun Street
Fort Worth, Texas 76102
Fort Worth Disability Hearings
If your claim is among the 90% percent of disability claims that are denied at the reconsideration level, you will have to request to have a hearing with the Fort Worth Office of Disability Adjudication and Review (ODAR) office. Listed below are the administrative law judges (ALJs) who handle hearings at the ODAR office:
|Bowen, Carol K.||30.58%|
|Carvalho, Sherrill A. L.||0.00%|
|Green, Herbert J.||51.69%|
|King, Ward D.||28.73%|
|Marcy, Larry C.||50.75%|
|Raines, Jack W.||41.58%|
|Van Dyck, Christopher||36.93%|
*Data from http://www.ssa.gov/appeals/DataSets/03_ALJ_Disposition_Data.html
Fort Worth disability attorneys will usually attend hearings at this office on a regular basis. This experience could prove to very valuable when you are presenting your case to the ALJ.
If you are facing extreme financial or medical troubles and need to have your hearing scheduled sooner, you can contact your local congressman and request that he or she intervene with the ODAR and get your hearing scheduled faster. The congressman for the Fort Worth area can be contacted at:
1701 River Run Road, Suite 407
Fort Worth, TX 76107
Phone: (817) 338-0909
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