Despite the best efforts of the federal government, the backlog for applying for Social Security Disability Insurance has grown in the past year, according to a recent study. The Washington Post reports that a study by an independent research organization at Syracuse University “found that 735,660 appeals will be pending in the current fiscal year, up from 705,367 in fiscal 2010. Applicants waiting for their appeals to be heard will wait 369 days on average, a big improvement from the peak of 514 days in 2008 but still more than a year.”
As more people apply for Social Security Disability Insurance, the competition for such funds has become fierce. If you’re applying for Social Security Disability benefits in Tulsa Oklahoma. you need an experienced Social Security lawyer on your side. You need Hansen Dirani & Associates Law Offices. Our lawyers have dedicated their careers to helping people obtain the disability benefits they rightfully deserve. Put your trust in an Tulsa Social Security attorney who puts people first. Contact Hansen Dirani & Associates Law Offices today.
In the past two years, more than 200,000 people each year have submitted new applications for SSDI benefits. This sharp rise in the number of people seeking to obtain SSDI has put a severe strain on the nation’s Social Security system. Ideally, government officials would like to process each application within 270 days. Of the people current on the waiting list, roughly 214,000 people have been waiting more than 270 days, the government reports. An estimated 500,000 people have waited less than 270 days.
Social Security Disability cases can be complicated. Knowing what to do can be confusing. We can help. The application for benefits must be exactly right. There’s no room for error. At Hansen Dirani & Associates Law Offices, we pride ourselves on our attention to detail and commitment to excellence. With us on your team, we will work diligently to keep your application moving along and in your favor.
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