Advocating for the disabled community since 2011.
Headquartered in Atlanta, GA, the Law Office of Joel J. Humphries represents clients throughout Georgia and surrounding areas. Whether you’re a victim of injury or suffering from a debilitating disease we will not only defend your claim, but we'll also help you find resources to sustain you during this transition. We bring extensive experience and professionalism to every case and customize our support to your individual needs and concerns.
Our managing attorney has been practicing for over a decade. We’re on the pulse of modern technology and media, and have monitored their evolution to inform our own legal approaches—all to give you exceptional advice that will last for years to come.
We are here for you. We are a focused law practice. Social Security Disability Law is all we do. Over the years, our legal staff has successfully handled thousands of Social Security Disability cases. Your individual claim and successful outcome is very important to us. Navigating through the Social Security Disability claims process can be difficult at times. Let us put our professional expertise, successful years of experience, and dedicated legal team to work for you.
We come to you. Most cases can be initiated and completely handled over the phone with relevant supporting documents being faxed, mailed, or emailed to us. Our expert, experienced, legal staff will prepare, skillfully organize, and submit your individual file for optimal outcome. We will also do close follow-up, keep you updated on the progress, and will request any additional documentation as needed. For those cases that require an Administrative Hearing, your Attorney Representative from the Humphries Law firm will carefully prepare you and accompany you to the local hearing scheduled in your area. Generally any claimant requiring an Administrative Hearing must be given access to a hearing location within 75 miles of their home address of record.
We only get paid when YOU win. Our law office only gets paid when your Social Security Disability claim is successful. Hence, timeliness and real-time feedback are key essentials that are firmly embedded in our day to day operations. Expediting you claim and striving for optimal successful outcome the first time around is our ultimate goal. We can help any claimant at any stage of the Social Security Disability process. We are here to help you start today. When winning your Social Security Disability claim means everything to you...call us. We can help. Get in touch with us today for your individualized consultation. Call us, email us, or use the contact form at the bottom of this page.
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Social Security Disability
Social Security Administration was initially founded and developed during the Social Security Act of 1935. The Act included unemployment insurance, old-age insurance, and means-tested welfare programs.
Tiers of Disability
There are two major tiers of disability. One tier is Social Security Disability Insurance Benefits, Title II claim. Second tier is Supplemental Security Income, Title XVI claim. Title II Disability Benefits pays an individual and certain members of their family if they are "insured". Insured status is established by the amount of years worked and the amount paid into Social Security taxes. Title XVI benefits are based on financial need.
evolution OF DISABILITY
Since initially developed, the Social Security Disability Program has made major changes and triumphs throughout the years. Major reforms have taken place every decade beginning in the 1940s to most recent has the 2000s.
Definition of disability
The true definition of disability is as follows: The said individual can not do the type of work that they did prior to; unable to adjust to other work if suggested; and, the disability has to last or expect to last for at least one year or more and/or result in death.
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