COVID-19 Pandemic and Social Security Disability Claims

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Covid-19 and Social Security Disability

Initial Applications and Reconsideration Appeals

The COVID-19 pandemic is raising many questions regarding the potential impact it could have on your Social Security Disability claim for benefits. Although the Social Security Field Offices are closed to the public, the Agency continues to accept and process initial applications for benefits and Reconsideration appeals at this time.

Do you or someone you know suffer from a physical or mental medical condition that is impacting your/their ability to work? Do not delay, please give us a call at 1-800-533-3733 for a free telephone consultation. We will assess your case and consider filing a claim for disability benefits. We can assist you with filing a new application for disability benefits, submit a request for Reconsideration or request a hearing before an Administrative Law Judge without leaving the comfort of your home. At the Lee Steinberg Law Firm, we are working diligently at maximize your chances of being approved during the initial process. Our attorneys and support staff are in continuous contact with the Social Security Administration to ensure the effective processing of new applications and pending claims.

Disability Hearings

If your claim for disability benefits is pending at a Hearings Office and or/you have a hearing scheduled before an Administrative Law Judge, your hearing may be conducted via telephone. If you do not wish to waive your right to an in-person hearing, you can request a postponement of the hearing date at a later time. If your hearing has been postponed, the current wait time to receive a hearing date is between three to six months. Given the current uncertainty of the COVID-19 pandemic, the average wait time is subject to change. At the Lee Steinberg Law Firm, our attorneys have successfully made arguments, questioned prospective witnesses and handled all aspects of the telephonic hearings in an effective manner and without delay.

If you currently have a scheduled hearing pending before the Social Security Administration, and you wish to have an experienced attorney guide you through the process of your case, please do not hesitate to call us at the Law Office of Lee Steinberg at 1-800-533-3733 for a free telephone consultation.