Youngstown (Mahonig County) disability attorneys are available to assist residents with their application for social security disability benefits. These benefits are provided in the form of monthly cash benefits by the Social Security Administration (SSA) to individuals who are out of work due to a disability. As of December 2011, there were 7,795 individuals receiving SSDI (Social Security Disability Insurance) benefits and 8,385 individuals receiving SSI (Supplemental Security Income) benefits in Mahonig County.
When applying for disability, you will have to state whether you want to apply for SSDI or SSI. Click here to learn more about the differences between them.
The quickest way to apply for disability is on the SSA’s website. If you have any questions, you will have to contact the closest SSA office to you. Listed below are the offices near the Youngstown area:
254 E Federal St
Youngstown, OH 44503
120 East Fourth Street
East Liverpool, OH 43920
444 Enterprise Pkwy
Ravenna, OH 44266
258 E Market St
Warren, OH 44481
Youngstown Disability Attorneys
If you are not sure how to fill out the forms or what kind of documentation you need, you should not apply for disability on your own. You should hire a Youngstown disability attorney or advocate to help you with your claim. Your attorney will fill out all necessary paperwork on your behalf.
A Youngstown social security disability lawyer will generally also handle claims in the following areas of Ohio: Campbell, Struthers, Girard, Boardman, Austintown, Niles, Warren, Salem, Ravenna and Akron.
If you have any questions about hiring an attorney in Youngstown, you should contact:
Mahonig County Bar Association
114 E. Front St.
Youngstown, OH 44503
Youngstown Disability Hearings
All Youngstown residents will have their disability hearings held at the Akron hearing office. You will only have to go to a disability hearing if your claim is denied at both the initial and reconsideration stages of the process.
Currently, there are 6,324 pending cases at the Akron office and the wait time is 375 days. From October 2012 to January 2013, the Akron office had 1712 hearings scheduled. Approximately 85.8% of these hearings were resolved (approved, partially approved or denied). Approximately 23 hearings were held on average each day and spread out among the 11 judges at this office. About 18% of the claimants had their hearings held through a videoconference.
If you are faced with a difficult financial situation, you can contact Mr. Ryan’s office to see if it is possible to get your hearing scheduled sooner.
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