Social Security Disability lawyers can assist those Memphis (Shelby County) residents who are out of work for a year due to a disability. Memphis disability attorneys can help you apply for social security disability benefits and ensure that you receive the benefits you are entitled to. Currently, there are 6155 pending cases at the Memphis Hearing office and the wait time is 365 days. As of December 2011, there were 25,980 individuals receiving SSDI benefits and 32,795 individuals receiving SSI benefits in Shelby County.
There are numerous SSA offices in Memphis where you may apply for disability, addresses are listed below:
3220 Players Club Parkway
Memphis, TN 38125
1330 Monroe Avenue
Memphis, TN 38104
3461 South Third Street
Memphis, TN 38109
Memphis Disability Attorneys
If you are among the majority of people who find the disability application process confusing, you should strongly consider hiring a Memphis disability lawyer or advocate. These legal professionals will be able to assist you in all steps of the application process.
A Memphis Social Security Disability lawyer will also handle disability claims in the following cities located in Shelby County, Fayette County, and Tipton County: Marion, Bartlett, Lakeland, Germantown, Collierville, South Haven, Millington, Arlington, Hickory Wilthe, Somerville, Whiteville, Bolivar, Marked Tree, Earle, Wynn, Covington, Blytheville, Brownsville, Johnson City and Jackson.
All questions related to hiring an attorney in Memphis should be directed to the local bar association:
Memphis Bar Association
80 Monroe Ave, Ste 220
Memphis, TN 38103
Memphis Disability Hearings
If your disability claim is denied at both the initial and reconsideration level, you will have to request for a hearing with the Memphis hearing office. Listed below are all of the judges (ALJs) who oversee the hearings in the Memphis office.
|Harris, Leetra J.||29.33%|
|Jenkins III, George W.||60.29%|
|Jones, Lyle A.||56.41%|
|Lang, Jerry M.||43.21%|
|Peebles, John A.||42.45%|
|Stimson, Paul M||48.31%|
*Data from http://www.ssa.gov/appeals/DataSets/03_ALJ_Disposition_Data.html
Memphis social security attorneys and advocates who attend hearings on a regular basis will know how the judges differ from each other. This information can prove to be very valuable when preparing your case.
In extreme circumstances, you may contact your congressperson to see if he or she can speed up the scheduling of your hearing.
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