Houston SSD And SSI Claim Attorney
The Social Security Disability Process
David Dopkin, Attorney at Law, has handled more than 3,500 Social Security claims since starting his practice in 1991. From offices in Houston, Texas, he advocates on behalf of children and adult clients suffering from a broad range of illnesses and disabilities.
Our law firm assists clients with:
Social Security Disability (SSD)
If you are unable to work due to a disability, but your initial claim for Social Security Disability benefits has been denied, we will advocate on your behalf for coverage and financial support.
Supplemental Security Income (SSI)
If your work history does not qualify you for SSD, but you are unable to work because of medical problems (or if you have a disabled child in need of assistance and medical care), we can help.
Qualifying for SSD
Learn what it takes to qualify for disability benefits from the Social Security Administration.
Filing a claim
Our Houston SSD and SSI claim lawyer can guide you through the process of filing an initial claim.
ALJ disability hearings
We provide strong, thorough advocacy at disability hearings in front of the ALJ for individuals whose Social Security Disability claims have been turned down twice.
SSD/SSI appeals process
If you have been denied SSD or SSI benefits, we can help you appeal your claim, from reconsideration to the Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) hearing, before the Appeals Council, and in federal court appeals, if necessary.
Disability claims for people over 50
If you are over 50 and unable to work because of a disability, we can advocate on your behalf.
Frequently Asked Questions
Should I work?
We will analyze your situation and advise you on the rules regarding working while receiving SSD or SSI benefits.
What if I can’t afford a doctor?
If you are disabled but unable to afford the care you need, we can help.
Are benefits taxable?
Depending on your situation, your benefits may or may not be taxable.
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