Applying for Social Security Disability Compensation

We have been helping Virginians win disability benefits since 1981.

There are two major types of Social Security disability benefits:

  • Disability Insurance Benefits (or Social Security Disability “SSD”) is often the highest paying type of Social Security disability benefits. It goes to individuals who have worked in recent years who are now disabled. This type of benefit may also pay the claimant’s dependent children.
  • Supplemental Security Income benefits (or “SSI”), are paid to individuals who are poor and who are disabled. It does not matter for SSI whether an individual has worked in the past or not. SSI child’s disability benefits are SSI benefits paid to children under the age of 18 who are disabled. SSA uses a different test for determining a child’s disability claim.

There are other types of benefits including Disabled Widow’s and Widower’s Benefits which can be paid to individuals who are at least 50 and become disabled within a certain amount of time after the death of their husband or wife. Also, there are Disabled Adult Child Benefits go to the children of persons who are deceased or who are drawing Social Security disability or retirement benefits. The child must have become disabled before age 22.

Our clients do not have to pay any money up front, and we get no fee unless we win your case.

Our fee is 25% of the past-due benefits in your claim but we only get paid if we are successful. In most cases, our fee is capped at $6000. This cap is set by the Social Security Administration. Our fee agreement that is signed by you and our attorneys explains in detail exactly what our fees are.

Most of our clients are facing severe financial problems because they cannot work. Contact us if you desire further information about our fee at 1-855-282-7243.

Additionally, Mr. Holub is an SSA disability attorney member of National Organization of Social Security Claimants’ Representatives.


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