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When to Hire a Disability Lawyer

Posted by David P. Martin | Aug 05, 2016 | 0 Comments

How do you know when it is the right time to hire a disability attorney? Depending on who you ask, you will likely receive conflicting answers. If you rely on your insurance company or the disability office for answers, then you will probably be told that you won't ever need one. While not true in every case, these organizations do gain some undeniable benefits if you opt to go it without an attorney, namely that it is far easier for them to deny your claim without someone questioning them every step of the way. That isn't to say that having an attorney on your side will guarantee your victory, but it certainly helps to have a trusted ally on your side. So how do you know if you need to hire a disability lawyer?

When to Hire a Disability Attorney

Ideally, you should hire a disability lawyer at the beginning of the claims process. From the initial application to the hearing, disability lawyers understand all of the ins-and-outs of the legal process and know how to navigate the system and achieve the best results in your favor.

In general, the earlier you hire an attorney, the better. Many even offer free consultations. An experienced and knowledgeable attorney will be able to provide valuable insight that will strengthen your case.

If hiring an attorney at the beginning of the claims process, then it follows that it is an exceptional idea to hire one if your claim has been denied. A lawyer will be able to help you through the appeals process and can get you far more traction than you'd be able to achieve on your own.

If you are in the states of Mississippi or Alabama and need a skilled and knowledgeable disability lawyer, then you have found an ally you can trust with the Martin Law Group, LLC. Contact us to learn more or receive a free consultation today.

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