The United States has in place a system to care for individuals unable to work due to prolonged impairments, both mental and physical, and disabilities expected to eventually lead to death. Established in 1935, the Social Security Act was put in place to provide retired workers, those injured on the job or those with various impairments with financial benefits, so they may maintain a normal standard of living.
For many Californians, fighting for Social Security has created insecurity.
With decades of experience navigating the Social Security system, the Law Offices of Kropach & Kropach is ready to settle SSD and SSI claims for men and women unable to provide basic needs for themselves due to their inability to work. Our Los Angeles Social Security Disability benefits attorney has a vast knowledge of the application process, the appeals process and can tap into a network of outside medical professionals to help claimants win their case.
In California, the average time between filing your claim and securing your first hearing is 18.9 months. This translates to 616-day processing time, rendering a typical approval rating of 46% per hundred applicants. While these figures may seem unfair, they don’t consider individuals applying without legal counsel, and do not factor in decisions after the first appeal.
To the layman, the lengthy Social Security application process seems like a bunch of bureaucratic nonsense. With millions of federal claims being processed monthly across the United States, states like California need time to process medical evaluations and schedule hearings, which run wait times into the two-year mark in some cases
While the Law Offices of Kropach & Kropach cannot promise faster Social Security claims to process, we know facing disability judges without counsel can be both intimidating, and often frustrating. The largest part of Social Security claims denials have to do with incomplete applications or missing medical records, both which our Los Angeles Social Security disability benefits attorney can assist with.
Even if you filed your case and have received your first denial, our legal team can carry the torch moving forward into your second court hearing. Because it’s the Social Security medical professional’s job to find any workable job claimants, having an attorney makes good financial sense because we’re often able to discredit whatever claims the Social Security Administration’s team presents to the judge.
The Social Security system is imperfect; everyone knows this. We take the guesswork out of paperwork, help assuage applicant fears of final rejection, and make the medical process as smooth yet comprehensive as possible. Were as ‘hands-on’ as the law allows us to be regarding your case.
If your SSD claim is been denied, time is of the essence. You normally have 30 days to file your appeal, so contact the Law Offices of Kropach & Kropach if you’d like skilled legal representation at any stage of your benefits application.
Our fees are contingent on performance, meaning Social Security disability applicants will not pay upfront costs, paying only our office after approval has been secured.