MEYERS & STANLEY HELP FLORIDIANS OBTAIN SOCIAL SECURITY DISABILTY BENEFITS

WE PREPARE INITIAL FILINGS AND APPEALS

Meyers and Stanley will help you from the very beginning of your disability application. It is vital that you receive assistance and advice from the commencement of the claim so that you can get your benefits as quickly as possible. Meyers and Stanley will guide you from the initial interview and through each step to successfully complete your claim for benefits. We have tried thousands of Social Security disability cases. Meyers and Stanley have represented Floridians seeking Social Security disability insurance benefits (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income benefits (SSI) for over 25 years. There is virtually no legal or medical circumstance in the complex eligibility system of Social Security disability that we have not handled. From the initial filing through any necessary appeal process, we have seen it all.

CASE PREPARATION

The procedures and deadlines involved in applying for Social Security Disability/Supplemental Security Income benefits can be complicated and confusing to the uninitiated. We will help you prove that you meet the eligibility requirements of the Social Security Administration. We know all of the requirements. Meyers and Stanley will guide you through all necessary steps, including interfacing with representatives of the Social Security Administration, gathering medical evidence, and filing any necessary reconsiderations and appeals. Meyers and Stanley will secure and submit medical records and other disability related evidence to substantiate your claim. We frequently represent claimants prior to initiating the application process.

If your initial application for Social Security Disability benefits is denied - and most claims are - it is essential to seek skilled legal counsel to assist you in filing an “appeal”. Claimants generally have 60 days from the date of the initial denial notification to file an appeal. There can be as many as four “appeal” levels:

  • Reconsideration
  • Hearing by an Administrative Law Judge
  • Request for review by the Appeals Council
  • Federal Court Review

The vast majority of cases are resolved by the Administrative Law Judge at the second “level”.

MEYERS AND STANLEY PREPARE YOU FOR YOUR DISABILITY HEARING

If your initial claim for SSD benefits is denied — and many claims are — it's essential to seek skilled legal counsel for an appeal. Claimants generally have 60 days from the date of the denial notification to file an appeal. There are four levels of appeal for a denied SSDI claim:

  • Reconsideration
  • Hearing by an Administrative Law Judge
  • Request for review by the Appeals Council
  • Federal Court Review

The reality of dealing with the Social Security Administration is that virtually every claim is initially denied. Do not be discouraged. Denial at the initial stage is, unfortunately, common and the norm. The fact that you initially receive a denial letter does not mean that your case is without merit. Quite the contrary, it simply means the next step must be taken to receive the benefits you deserve. Meyers and Stanley know each and every step that is necessary to complete this complex process. While we do everything in our power to try to achieve an early award of benefits, it is most customary that the case must be properly prepared for a hearing before an Administrative Law Judge.

Al and Steve will not only help you prepare all of the documents that are necessary to perfect your disability claim, they will attend the disability hearing conducted by an Administrative Law Judge, if that step is necessary to win an award of benefits. Prior to the disability hearing, Al or Steve will meet with you to prepare for your testimony, educate you as to what you can expect in Court, and advise as to what experts will participate at your hearing. Specifically, Social Security disability hearings virtually always involve testimony from a vocational expert. Al and Steve have decades of experience in cross-examining vocational expert witnesses so as to prove to the Court that your medical impairments prevent you from working. The cross-examination of the Court’s vocational expert witness is absolutely essential in winning Social Security benefits. Only very experienced advocates are trained and prepared to deal with unique vocational definitions and concepts relied upon by Social Security judges. Al and Steve have cross-examined these vocational experts on thousands of occasions over the last 25 years. A precise understanding of your individual medical and vocational circumstances is essential to you winning Social Security Disability benefits. Meyers and Stanley possess the expertise and dedicated preparation skills to deliver the legal performance you deserve at your Social Security disability hearing.

CONTACT MEYERS & STANLEY FOR A FREE INITIAL CONSULTATION TO SUCCESSFULLY OBTAIN SOCIAL SECURITY DISABILITY BENEFITS

Meyers & Stanley help people throughout Jacksonville/Northeast Florida and Orlando/Central Florida to win and acquire their Social Security Disability benefits. With Meyers & Stanley you will get vast Social Security experience to obtain the benefits you deserve.

Contact us in our Jacksonville/Northeast Florida office (904-367-8747) or in our Orlando/Central Florida office (407-849-0941) or contact our Jacksonville or Orlando office locations online to schedule a free consultation and get the benefits you deserve.

Our Offices

  • Orlando Office

    Address

    1105 E. Concord Street
    Orlando, Florida 32803

    Phone

    407-849-0941

  • Jacksonville Office

    Address

    1904 University Boulevard West
    Jacksonville, Florida 32217

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Reviews & Ratings

  • 5.0/5.0

    Mr Stanley is an excellent, experienced attorney representing individuals in personal injury and social security claims.

    — Peer

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    Blue Chip Highly Ethical attorney

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  • 5.0/5.0

    Steve is one of the best attorneys that I know. I highly recommend him!

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    Outstanding lawyer and advocate!

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  • 5.0/5.0

    Steve is an example of professionalism that all lawyers should strive to meet in their own practices.

    — Peer