WE CAN HELP YOU FILE YOUR APPLICATION FOR BENEFITS OR APPEAL YOUR DENIAL OF BENEFITS
New England Social Security Disability Attorneys: Social Security Practice Area: Patch, FitzGerald & Ward has experience and expertise in all aspects of Social Security Law Practice throughout New England including New Hampshire, Vermont, Maine and Massachusetts. Patch, FitzGerald & Ward has a proud history of fighting to protect the rights of injured or disabled people in our community. If you have recently become disabled and cannot work you need to understand your rights and responsibilities. Patch, FitzGerald & Ward has the experience and expertise to help you.
Generally speaking there are two programs that provide benefits to qualified individuals who are deemed disabled the law. Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) paid to those who suffer from a disabling injury and/or disease that prevents them from working. Generally, to qualify for this program, the individual must have worked in recent years, usually 5 out of the last 10 years.
The supplemental Social Security Income Benefits (SSI) are paid to qualified individuals depending on certain income and asset limitations, regardless of whether the individual has worked in the past. There are also benefits available under this program for disabled children depending on the income of the children’s guardian. Our team can assist you in the following ways: