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Experienced Social Security Disability Attorneys Representing Clients in Northwest Arkansas and Eastern Oklahoma

At Gallo Curtis & Cazort Law Firm, our Social Security disability lawyers have the skills and experience to help disabled individuals get access to their full and fair benefits. If your Social Security disability claim was denied, you need to take immediate action to protect your rights. We will review your case and help you put together an appeal. For a free, no obligation consultation, please contact our law office today.

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What is a disability

Through the Social Security Administration (SSA), disabled individuals may be eligible for financial compensation. Under federal regulations, a disability is defined as the inability to engage in substantial gainful activities (employment) as a result of a physical or mental impairment. You may be eligible for Social Security disability benefits if:

You developed a serious injury, illness, physical impairment, or mental impairment;
Your disability is expected to be permanent or last for at least twelve months;
You cannot perform the work that you did before; and
You cannot “adjust” to a new position—meaning suitable alternative work is not available.

What Types of Social Security Disability Benefits are Available?

When you hear people mention Social Security disability benefits, they could be referring to one of two different programs: SSDI and SSI.

Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) is funded out of the Social Security trust fund. To qualify for SSDI benefits, an applicant must satisfy certain financial and legal requirements. Among other things, an applicant must demonstrate sufficient work history to prove that they have “paid in” to the system.

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) does not require any work history to qualify. Instead, eligibility for SSI benefits is based solely on medical need and financial need. If you have too much income/assets, you can be denied SSI benefits on those grounds.


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Understanding the Social Security Disability Appeals Process

Was your Social Security disability claim denied? If so, you still have options available. Whether you are applying for SSDI benefits or SSI benefits, it is crucial that you take immediate action to protect your rights and put together an appeal. There are very strict deadlines to file an appeal. Do not miss out on benefits that are owed to you. At Gallo, Curtis & Cazort Our Social Security disability lawyers have extensive experience representing people in appeals.

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You Can Trust the Social Security Disability Lawyers at Gallo Curtis & Cazort

As a small law firm, we pride ourselves on giving every client the full, one-on-one attention that they deserve. You are never just another number with our law firm. Our Social Security disability attorneys are always ready to go above and beyond to get you your benefits. Although it is not required by federal regulations, our legal team prepares pre-hearing briefs for judges in Social Security disability appeals. We want to make sure that we do everything we can to get the maximum available benefits for our clients.


Call Our Social Security Disability Attorney Today

At Gallo Curtis & Cazort Law Firm, our Northwest Arkansas Social Security disability attorneys are committed to helping people recover financial benefits when they need them the most. If your SSDI or SSI claim was denied, we can help. For a free, no-commitment review of your Social Security disability claim, please contact us right away. With a law office in Rogers, we proudly serve communities throughout Northwest Arkansas and Eastern Oklahoma including, Fayetteville, Bentonville, Springdale, Fort Smith, Eureka Springs, Muskogee, Tahlequah, and Miami.

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