A disability can be devastating. Medical expenses increase while income typically decreases. You need good advice from someone with extensive experience handling Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) claims.
With offices in Long Beach Rohlfing & Kalagian, LLP, has extensive experience assisting Californians with their Social Security Disability Insurance benefits. Our SSDI and SSI attorneys have handled thousands of claims, many of them likely similar to yours. Read More....
In order to qualify for either Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) or Supplemental Security Income (SSI), you must be deemed totally disabled. You will not receive benefits if you are deemed to have a short-term disability (a disability lasting less than one year) or a partial disability.
Whether you seek SSDI or SSI benefits (see our Social Security Disability and Supplemental Security Income Overview page) might depend on your disability. The following are common disabilities that may qualify for benefits. We recommend seeking counsel to determine your best course of action.
If your application for SSDI or SSI benefits was denied, you have 60 days to file a Request for Reconsideration. If you are still denied SSDI or SSI benefits after your Request for Reconsideration, you have 60 days to file a Request for Hearing,
Any job injury that leaves you permanently disabled may qualify you for early SSDI benefits. An experienced SSDI benefits lawyer can assist you in determining if you may qualify for early benefits. If you have been injured on the job and turned down for SSDI, you should consult our law firm. We will have an experienced SSDI attorney examine your
Social Security cases are won or lost because of the medical evidence you can provide. At Rohlfing & Kalagian, LLP, we rely on our client's current treating physician's records. If we feel the evidence is lacking, we will refer you to various county medical facilities for treatment.