Providence (Providence County) residents, who are out of work due to the disability, have the option of applying for SSD benefits with the help of a social security disability attorney. These legal professional give a claimant the best of being approved for disability. As of December, 2012 there are 2,920 pending cases at the Providence hearing office and the wait time is 338 days. As of December 2011, there were 22,765 individuals receiving SSDI benefits and 25,353 individuals receiving SSI benefits in Providence County.
Providence applicants can either apply for disability at the address listed below or on the Social Security Administration’s website:
380 Westminster St.
Providence, RI 02903
Providence Disability Attorneys
Although you can apply for disability on your own, it is highly recommended that you do so with the help of a Providence social security attorney. They work on a contingency basis and are not paid unless you are successfully awarded benefits. More on the benefits of hiring an attorney>>>
A Providence Social Security Disability lawyer will also handle disability claims in the following cities located in Providence County, Kent County, Bristol County, and Newport County: Pawtucket, Greenville, Smithfield, Cumberland, Cranston, Warwick, Johnston, Woonsocket, East Greenwich, West Greenwich, Central Falls, Barrington, and Bristol.
If you want more info the process of hiring an attorney, you can contact the local bar association listed below:
Rhode Island bar Association
115 Cedar Street
Providence, RI 02903
Providence Disability Hearings
Most people are not approved for benefits until the hearing stage. If you have been denied during the 1st 2 stages of the application process, then you must request to have a hearing at the Providence hearing office. Listed below are the judges (ALJs) who handle cases at the Providence office:
|ALJ Name||Approval Rate|
|Best, Barry H.||35.63%|
|Garrian, Tanya J.||40.18%|
|Goodale, Paul W||33.87%|
|McGinn, V. Paul||58.41%||Morgan, Aaron M.||2.00%|
*Data from http://www.ssa.gov/appeals/DataSets/03_ALJ_Disposition_Data.html
Providence disability attorneys will be familiar with the judges at this office since they frequently attend hearings at this office. Their knowledge of the ALJs can prove to be very valuable during your hearing.
Your congressperson can be contacted to speed up your hearing in cases of extreme financial or medical need.
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