Social Security FAQs
Answer: No, you can initiate your Social Security claim on your own by:
- Applying in person at your local Social Security office
- Calling 1-800-772-1213
- Filling out on online application
Our attorneys at Hardesty, Tyde, Green & Ashton can help you understand the process and your legal rights. We contact the doctor’s offices to compile the necessary records, and reports from testing or evaluations. We work to get every benefit you are entitled to under the law.
Answer: Yes. If your injuries from the automobile accident will disable you for one year or more, you can file a claim for Social Security benefits.
Answer: Yes. Even if you are receiving Workers’ Compensation benefits, you are still entitled to receive a portion of your Social Security benefits. You will not receive the same amount as you would if you were not receiving any Workers’ Compensation
Answer: We receive up to 25% of the back benefits determined to be owed to you, or up to $6,000.00, whichever is less.
To learn more about the Social Security Disability system and whether you qualify for disability benefits, please contact Hardesty, Tyde, Green & Ashton today for your consultation with one of our experienced Jacksonville, Florida, Social Security Disability lawyers.
Answer: If you have been seriously injured and you will be disabled for one year or more, then you should file a Social Security claim. You do not have to be “permanently disabled” to file a Social Security claim.