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Hiring A Social Security Lawyer Is More Affordable Than You Think

Protecting Your Rights Is Surprisingly Affordable... Getting Your Benefits and Providing for Your Family is... Priceless! Many of our clients tell us that after hiring our firm the results they see cannot be measured in dollars... This simple decision to finally have...

What Documents You Will Need To Apply For Social Security Disability

One of the primary reasons applications are denied is a lack of supporting documentation. That’s why you need to make sure that your initial application is as complete as possible. Yes, I understand the application process can be very time consuming, but not getting...

Options Available To You If You Become Disabled

If you become disabled and are no longer able to work, either short-term, long-term or ever again, there are several options available. And not all of them are equally beneficial to you... OPTION 1: Don’t file a Social Security claim, pay for all your expenses...

Don’t Delay Applying For Your Disability Benefits

The Social Security Administration states that in order for you to be considered “disabled” you must be unable to work due to health issues for a year or longer. Many people make the mistake in thinking they must be out of work for a year before they are eligible to...

Don’t File A New Claim Instead Make An Appeal

Did you know that the majority of initial claims and reconsideration claims are denied by the Disability Determination Services? Up to 70% of new claims for Social Security Disability benefits are rejected. If your application is denied, this doesn’t mean that you do...

The Hartwig Law Firm: Our Promise To You

When you suddenly find yourself in a situation where you need an attorney, it can be one of the most stressful times in your life. There are so many things you have to worry about... and wondering if the person you just entrusted your case, and your future, has your...

If I’m Approved For Disability, When Will I Get My First Payment?

There are two frequent questions when the SSA issues an approval: how long does it take to get paid; and how much will I get. In our experience, it usually takes 30-60 days to get the money started. Sometimes less, sometimes more. This can vary by the type of case of...