Social Security Disability attorneys and advocates are available to assist Tulsa (Tulsa county) residents who are out for a work for a year due to a long term disability. These legal professional will be able to help you file your application for you and represent you at your hearing, if necessary. Currently, there are 4,445 pending cases at the Tulsa Hearing office and the wait time is 312 days. As of December 2011, there were 16,465 individuals receiving SSDI benefits and 13,600 individuals receiving SSI benefits in Tulsa County.
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Listed below are the local Social Security Administration (SSA) offices where a Tulsa resident can submit an application for disability:
4750 S Garnett Rd
Tulsa, OK 74146
308 Creek Place
Okmulgee, OK 74447
506 W Utah Ave
Chickasha, OK 73108
Tulsa Disability Attorneys
The disability application process is very confusing and it takes most claimants over a year to be approved for benefits. You can avoid the stress associated with applying for disability by hiring a Tulsa social security attorney to help you with your claim.
A Tulsa Social Security Disability lawyer will also handle disability claims in the following cities located in Osage County, Roberts County, Tulsa County, Wagoner County, Pawnee County, and Creek County: Sand Springs, Owasso, Oakhurst, Turley, Sapulpa, Broken Arrow, Jenks, Glenpool, Mannford, Bixby, Skiatook, Collinsville, Verdigris, Claremore, Coweta, and Muskogee.
All questions regarding hiring a Tulsa disability attorney should be directed the local bar association, listed below:
Tulsa County Bar Association
1446 South Boston
Tulsa OK 74119
Tulsa Disability Hearings
Most disability claims are initially denied. If your claim is among the denied, you will have to file for a hearing with the Tulsa Office of Disability Adjudication and Review (ODAR). Listed below are the judges (ALJs) who are in charge of the hearings at the Tulsa ODAR:
|ALJ Name||Approval Rate|
|Belcher, John W.||27.07|
|Crutchfield, B. D.||50.34%|
|Dexter, Deirdre O.||51.70%|
|Engel, David W.||67.31%|
|Wolfe, Jeffrey S.||66.52%|
*Data from http://www.ssa.gov/appeals/DataSets/03_ALJ_Disposition_Data.html
Tulsa disability attorneys will be familiar with all of the judges listed above. They will be able to prepare your case according to which ALJ is assigned to your case.
If you are facing extreme financial or medical troubles and need to have your hearing scheduled sooner, you can contact your local congressman to see if he or she can get your hearing scheduled faster. The congressman for the Tulsa area can be located at:
3102 E 2nd Street
Tulsa, OK 74130
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