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Can I Speed Up My Social Security Disability Claim in Ohio?

Posted Date: August 6, 2019 | Categories: Social Security Disability Attorneys - SSD Lawyers Cleveland Ohio

We’re sorry to report that neither we, not anyone else, can reveal one weird trick to speed up your Social Security disability claim in Ohio. Most initial applications receive a decision after about 90 days. An appealed rejection receives a final ruling after about six months. We cannot change those usual timelines. As attorneys who […]

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What Requirements Must I Meet to Qualify for Social Security Disability?

Posted Date: October 12, 2018 | Categories: Social Security Disability Attorneys - SSD Lawyers Cleveland Ohio

Social Security disability benefits provide a literal lifeline to people in northeastern Ohio whose physical or mental health renders them unable to work. The federal program, which is technically known as Social Security Disability Income, or SSDI, is also open to children whose parents would be eligible to apply for benefits if they became disabled […]

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Why Do I Need an OPERS Attorney?

Posted Date: April 10, 2018 | Categories: Social Security Disability Attorneys - SSD Lawyers Cleveland Ohio

You need a Cleveland OPERS attorney for at least three reasons: Applying to the Ohio Public Employees Retirement System for disability benefits is confusing and time-consuming. Qualifying for OPERS disability benefits is almost always complicated by questions over eligibility for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) eligibility. Receiving OPERS disability benefits often requires appealing an initial […]

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An Overview of Our Legal Practice Areas

Posted Date: October 18, 2017 | Categories: Personal Injury Attorney in Cleveland, Ohio, Social Security Disability Attorneys - SSD Lawyers Cleveland Ohio

Attorneys in the Cleveland, Ohio, law firm offices of Agee Clymer Mitchell & Portman handle a wide array of disability cases, insurance claims, and civil lawsuits. We always represent plaintiffs because we welcome opportunities to fight for victims of on-the-job accidents, injuries, wrongful deaths, and mistreatment by insurance companies and retirement plans.   Workers’ Compensation […]

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Long-Term Disability vs. Social Security Disability Ohio

Posted Date: August 25, 2017 | Categories: Long & Short Term Disability Attorney Cleveland, Ohio, Social Security Disability Attorneys - SSD Lawyers Cleveland Ohio

As disability lawyers in Cleveland, Ohio, the attorneys with Agee Clymer Mitchell & Portman never find it helpful for our clients to think in terms of “long-term disability versus Social Security disability.” Rather, Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) is one long-term disability program among many. It is true that SSDI offers such benefits to the […]

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How an SSDI Applicant’s Functional Limitations Are Judged

Posted Date: August 8, 2017 | Categories: Social Security Disability Attorneys - SSD Lawyers Cleveland Ohio

Qualifying to receive Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits depends on having what the Social Security Administration considers “marked” or “extreme” functional limitations. The limitation can be physical, mental, or both, but they must be judged serious enough to prevent the applicant from working 8 hours a day for five days a week at a […]

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Why You Should Protect Yourself With a Social Security Disability Lawyer

Posted Date: August 18, 2016 | Categories: Social Security Disability Attorneys - SSD Lawyers Cleveland Ohio

Receiving Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits can make the difference between becoming a true burden on family and friends and living independently with a debilitating illness or an incapacitating physical or mental condition. Federal budget pressures and constantly evolving administrative rules, however, continue to make securing SSDI benefits increasingly difficult.

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Understanding Your OPERS Disability Benefits

Posted Date: July 5, 2016 | Categories: Social Security Disability Attorneys - SSD Lawyers Cleveland Ohio

The most important thing to understand about applying for disability benefits from the Ohio Public Employees Retirement System (OPERS) is that you will probably be turned down if you can claim disability benefits from another state or federal program. The strongest claims for OPERS disability come from people who never paid into Social Security, the […]

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