If you become disabled, it’s important to apply for benefits as soon as possible. It can take several months for the Social Security Administration (SSA) to review your application, and if you’re denied, you may have to wait even longer for the SSA to consider your appeal.
The Appleton Social Security lawyers at Sigman, Janssen, Sewall, Pitz & Hodgkiss can answer your questions about the application process and help you prepare a complete and detailed application. Find out how an experienced Appleton Social Security Disability Lawyer can help you get the benefits you need—call (800) 775-1441 or complete a free initial consultation form.
When you’re preparing your application for Social Security Disability benefits, you'll need to gather information about yourself, your medical history, and your work history, including:
If you need help collecting all the information you need to apply, our legal team is here for you.
There are three ways you can apply for SSD benefits:
Visit www.socialsecurity.gov/applyfordisability. Review the Adult Disability Checklist, complete a Disability Benefit Application, complete the Adult Disability Report, and print and sign the Authorization to Disclose Information Form.
Call the SSA’s toll-free number at (800) 772-1213. Make an appointment to file a claim at your local Social Security office or file over the phone. If you are deaf or hard of hearing, call the SSA’s TTY number at (800) 325-0778.
Find your local office by using the Social Security Office Locator. If you choose to file for benefits at your local office, scheduling an appointment ahead of time may reduce your wait time.
An Appleton Social Security Lawyer at Sigman Janssen is here to answer your questions about the applications process. Contact us today!