Alabama Physical Disabilities Lawyers

In addition to the pain and suffering that a person with a physical disability may experience, they may be left in such a state that they are no longer able to work. For some people, they are only partially disabled and are able to hold down part time work. Other people with more extensive injuries are simply unable to work completely. Either way, those who are disable may be entitled to Social Security Disability benefits. Before setting out to obtain these benefits, it is highly recommended that you seek expert legal council first.

At Wettermark & Keith, LLC., our team of professional Alabama physical disability lawyers understand your frustrations and are here for you during this arduous process. The government likes to use a lot of red-tap, almost as if to discourage those truly disable from taking advantage of these programs, to seemingly deter would-be seekers for disability benefits. Our top SSD lawyers can help you see past all of these technicalities and will work with you to present an effective case for your claim for benefits.

Physical Disability Representation

In our time serving the greater Alabama area, our expert physical disability lawyers have helped countless clients receive the Social Security benefits that they deserve after they are no longer able to work. With over thirty years of extensive experience, you can rest assured that our disability attorneys know their way around this system and can help you receive the benefits that you need in this time.

Over the past years, we have successfully sought benefits for those with some of the following physical disabilities:

  • Spinal cord injuries
  • Amputees
  • Carpal Tunnel
  • Blindness
  • Hearing loss
  • Cancer
  • Organ damage
  • Back and neck injuries
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Arthritis
  • Traumatic Brain Injuries

If you are currently afflicted with a physical disability that is preventing you from working, do not hesitate to contact our law office right away.

Legal Help when you Need it Most

Our personable Alabama SSD lawyers will help you every step of the way when you contact us for assistance with your claim for benefits. We can help you seek the needed medical specialists to diagnose your condition, refer you to a claimant specialist if further inquiries are made by the SSA, obtain an evaluation of your current vocational skills, and much more.

Arguably the last thing you need to go through is a long, drawn out process while you wait for your benefits claim to go through. This is exactly where our professional Social Security Disability lawyers can help you today. You have enough to worry about, let us work to procure your benefits for you.

No Recovery, No Fee Guarantee

When selecting clients to represent in court, our firm operates on a contingency fee basis. What this means to our clients is simple: if we don’t win your case, you won’t pay anything. We choose to operate this way for the sole benefit of our clients, we want to see you obtain Social Security Disability benefits so that you can continue to carry on with your life.

Contact us today if you are considering filing for, have already filed, or are needing to appeal a Social Security Disability claim for a physical disability. Fill out the free case evaluation form on our web site and we will get back to you promptly. If you wish to speak to us directly, feel free to call one of our three branches.

  • Birmingham Office       205.933.9500
  • Huntsville Office       256.536.8010
  • Montgomery Office       334.284.0014

Remember, it is only through extensive professional litigation that a successful claim for Social Security Disability can be made to come to fruition. This is precisely how our top SSD lawyers operate for every client, every day. We work hard to serve justice to those disabled, one case at a time.

Call or contact us today, we are here to help.

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Wettermark & Keith secures a reversal of judge's decision by the Appeals council for their client

Wettermark Keith is pleased to announce exciting news from the Social Security department. While our attorneys have an extremely successful track record in obtaining favorable outcomes for our clients, sometimes the journey is longer than others. When a client receives an unfavorable decision from an Administrative Law Judge, the available recourse is to appeal that decision to the Appeals Council, the body responsible for reviewing cases for mistakes made by the previous judge as to the law or facts. Unfortunately, due to the strict standard of review, the Appeals Council fails to find a reason to overturn or remand the prior determination in the vast majority of cases. However, our attorneys are committed to ensuring that our clients receive the benefits they deserve.

This month, Attorney Jessica Brooks secured a reversal of the judge’s decision by the Appeals Council for her client. A more common outcome when the Appeals Council takes issue with a judge’s decision, is a remand to the judge in order to conduct a another hearing, a process which is time consuming and does not always result in a positive outcome. A reversal constitutes an outright order of payment of benefits to the claimant and only happens in 2% of cases! Ms. Brooks added, “I understand that this is often a long and frustrating process for my clients. This was a case that went to hearing in November of 2011 and we received the Appeals Council reversal in February of 2014. However, the fact that my client will be compensated for that time in back pay makes the determination and hard work worth it.” Wettermark Keith looks forward to future Appeals Council reversals as we continue to provide our expertise and experience to our clients.

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