Richardson, Texas is a suburban city in the Dallas area which had a population in 2011 of 107,684. Telecommunications in the biggest industry in the city, though banking and finances as well as education and retail manufacturing also play a substantial role in the local economy.
Richardson is among the communities served by the Region 6 district office of the Social Security Administration (SSA) in Dallas. The Dallas office distributes Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) to nearly 632,000 individuals and is responsible for processing almost 64,000 new claims annually.
SSDI is issued to those who are unable to work due to extended or complete disability. To qualify for SSDI, you must meet the SSA’s disability requirements. You must also have enough work credits over the course of your employment, especially the last ten years prior to your SSD claim. If you don’t meet work credit requirements, you may still be eligible to receive SSI.
Apply for Richardson Social Security Disability Benefits
Applying for Richardson Social Security Disability benefits is a complicated, lengthy and confusing process. As such, it is best undertaken with legal help. A Richardson disability lawyer can be quite beneficial by walking you through the entire process and increasing your chances of receiving benefits.
The SSA finds only about 32 percent of initial applications for SSD eligible for benefits in the Dallas office. Those not found eligible during the initial review must go through a reconsideration review, though only about 11 percent see favorable results at this stage. All others must file an appeal if they wish to continue pursuing SSD benefits.
The majority of Richardson Social Security Disability claims which are denied are lacking in sufficient medical documentation for proving disability. The SSA requires particular tests and types of treatment and a Richardson disability attorney can assist you in getting the proper medical care to satisfy SSA guidelines and stipulations.
Additionally, having legal assistance early in the application process may help prevent the need for additional reviews or appeals. Even if you are initially denied, a Richardson Social Security attorney can help improve your chances receiving benefits in the long run.
Below is the primary local Social Security office that accepts initial applications for Richardson Social Security Disability:
Dallas/Richardson Social Security Disability Office
10824 N Central Expwy,
Dallas, TX 75231
Richardson Social Security Disability Resources
To be eligible for Social Security disability benefits you must show you’ve received ongoing and appropriate medical care for your disability condition(s), but paying for healthcare with limited financial resources can be very difficult. Here are some of the Richardson disability resources for free and low cost medical services, including several clinics and offices in Dallas.
Trinity Wellness Clinic
741 S Sherman St,
Richardson, TX 75081
1822 Young St,
Dallas, TX 75201-5612
1818 Corsicana St,
Dallas, TX 75201-6102
Martin Luther King, Jr. Family Clinic
2922B Martin Luther King Jr Blvd,
Dallas, TX 75215-2321
Los Barrios Unidos Community Clinic
3111 Sylvan Ave,
Dallas, TX 75212-4028
Los Barrios Unidos Community Clinic
809 Singleton Blvd,
Dallas, TX 75212-4014
Your Richardson Disability Claim
All successful claims for Richardson disability benefits contain the right medical documentation. Before submitting your initial claim, consider having it reviewed by a Richardson Social Security attorney. Doing so makes it more likely you’ll see a favorable outcome in the claims process.
A Richardson disability lawyer will review all of the documentation in your application and make sure it meets SSA guidelines. If your case ends up in the appeals process, your Richardson Social Security lawyer can help prepare your testimony and can argue your case before the administrative law judge at the appeals hearing as well.
Disability attorneys charge no fees upfront for their services and only get paid if you’re approved for benefits. For a free case evaluation or to learn more about hiring a Richardson Social Security Disability attorney, click here now.