Las Vegas, Nevada Disability Lawyer

Roeschke Law, LLC regularly represents individuals in Las Vegas who are seeking Social Security disability benefits. While these vital public benefits provide much needed financial aid to those who cannot work due to a disabling medical condition, the majority of initial claims are denied. The best way to protect your rights is to work with our experienced disability lawyers.

Founding attorney Kiel Roeschke is a member of the National Organization of Social Security Claimant’s Representatives (NOSSCR) and a highly regarded advocate of the disabled. Our legal team has extensive experience guiding our clients through all levels of the disability claims process. When you consult with us, we will take the time to understand your concerns and work to make sure you obtain the disability benefits you deserve.

Because we understand the medical and financial challenges facing you, your initial consultation with us is free, and you will not pay any attorneys’ fees until we win benefits for you. The sooner you contact our office, the sooner we can start working on your disability claim.

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What types of disability benefits are
available to individuals in Las Vegas?

The Social Security Administration (SSA) offers two disability benefits programs, Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI), and Supplemental Security Income (SSI).

  • SSDI is available to disabled individuals between the ages of 18 and 65, regardless of their financial resources. Applicants must have paid into the Social Security system through income tax deductions, however, and have acquired a certain number of work credits, based on their age.
  • SSI is only available to disabled individuals who are 65 or older or blind and who demonstrate financial need. These benefits are means tested which means an applicant’s income and financial resources cannot exceed a certain threshold.
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Whether you are seeking SSDI or SSI, obtaining these vital benefits is difficult — nearly two-thirds of initial claims are denied for the following reasons:

  • Not having sufficient work credits (SSDI)
  • Having resources above the threshold (SSI)
  • Having a medical condition not considered a qualifying impairment (SSDI/SSI)

Regardless of the reasons for a denial, it takes a highly skilled disability benefits attorney to protect your rights. When you work with Roeschke Law, LLC, we will stand by you every step of the way.

What is a disability?

Under SSA guidelines, a disability is defined as an impairment that (1) is expected to last at least one year or result in death and (2) prevents you from performing any substantial gainful activity (SGA). The SSA will also consider whether you can perform the same type of work or be retrained to perform another type of work.

In addition, the SSA maintains a list of qualifying impairments, known as the Blue Book, that disability examiners use as a guide in evaluating claims. Because it is not possible to include all the conditions that qualify as a disability, you may still be eligible even if your condition is not listed. However, a disability examiner must determine that the condition you suffer from is medically equivalent to a listed impairment.

Given the complicated eligibility requirements for obtaining Social Security disability benefits, it is crucial to have the informed representation that Roeschke Law, LLC provides. When you become our client, you will have peace of mind knowing that our experienced Las Vegas disability lawyers are in your corner.

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How do I obtain disability benefits in Las Vegas?

An application for disability benefits can be submitted to the SSA field office in Las Vegas in person, by phone or online. The application process is complicated, however, and you must provide medical evidence that supports your claim. If there are errors or omissions in the application or you fail to meet the technical and medical eligibility requirements, your claim will be denied.

At Roeschke Law, LLC, we are keenly aware that navigating the federal bureaucracy is daunting. Our legal team will work closely with you to make sure your disability claim is thorough and accurate. We will also collaborate with your doctors to build a comprehensive medical record demonstrating how your condition prevents you from working. If your claim is denied, our highly experienced disability appeals attorneys will continue fighting for your rights.

The Informed Choice in Disability Benefits

At Roeschke Law, LLC, we handle all aspects of Social Security disability benefits claims, from submitting benefit applications to disability appeals to disability hearings to representation in federal court. Kiel Roeschke is not only a highly skilled disability lawyer, he is a compassionate person who dedicates his practice to fighting for the rights of the disabled.

Kiel will be your voice and make your case his cause. Through his many years of practice, he has developed working relationships with disability examiners who recognize that Roeschke Law, LLC only represents clients with legitimate claims. Despite the fact that the many claims are denied, you increase the likelihood of obtaining the benefits you deserve by working with our capable legal team.

Contact Our Experienced
Las Vegas Disability Lawyers

If you or a loved one is seeking disability benefits, turn to Roeschke Law, LLC. By understanding your unique needs, our legal team will explore all your options for financial support and medical care. Above all, we will always put your best interests first and fight for the disability benefits you need and deserve. Please contact our office today to set up a consultation.

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