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Let us fight for your Social Security Disability claim

Even after you have been injured, Social Security Disability benefits are notoriously difficult to obtain. The process can be so difficult and time-consuming that even the most deserving candidates give up hope. At HoganWillig, we have the experience and ability necessary to fight for your Social Security Disability claim. We provide legal guidance and advice related to the following government-sponsored disability programs:

  • Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits are available to individuals who have paid into the Social Security system through their wages and have worked for a specified period of time
  • Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits are available to people who do not otherwise qualify for SSDI benefits

Your medical record is of utmost importance when you apply for Social Security Disability. The Social Security Administration decides whether to grant or deny your claim based on your doctor's diagnosis and prediction of recovery. At HoganWillig, we work closely with our clients and their doctors to include all necessary information needed to secure a claim.

Paul Pochepan, a Legal Elite of Western New York with over 25 years of experience, can help someone from the application process to filing and the appeals process if necessary. He's helped many applicants of Social Security Disability (SSD) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) throughout his lucrative career.

Our Certified Social Security Representative, Robin Friedman, has over 10 years of experience helping clients obtain Social Security Disability benefits. As a Certified Representative, Robin is granted access through the Social Security Administration's secure website which allows for electronic enrollment of new cases, viewing and downloading of documents within our client's electronic folders, ability to submit evidence in electronic format and track submissions. Access through this secure site also allows us to more efficiently handle cases and better serve our clients as we are able to obtain information on pending cases quickly and securely, avoiding long holds to the SSA's office for status updates.

Your Social Security Disability advocates in Western New York

When you have been injured and are unable to work, contact HoganWillig. We are prepared to start the application process on your behalf or handle a claims denial on appeal. Call Paul Pochepan at 716.636.7600 or contact us online to schedule a free initial consultation. You pay no attorneys' fees unless we are successful with your claim.


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