If you found yourself disabled and unable to work, what would you do? In Aurora, IL 5.5% of the population that is under age 65 have a disability. In some situations, you may be eligible to receive disability benefits. An Aurora disability lawyer at Ortiz Law Firm can help with your long term disability claim with your insurance company or your Aurora Social Security Disability claim.
Employer-funded disability insurance policies (as well as those paid by the employee as part of a group plan benefit with the employer) may provide short term disability benefits and long term disability benefits. If the illness or injury that prevents you from working is expected to last 12 months or longer, you may also be eligible to receive Social Security Disability Insurance benefits.
If you’re overwhelmed and looking for help with your claim, or if you have questions that aren’t answered on our website, you can contact our office for a free consultation. Our primary practice areas are disability insurance and Social Security Disability, and we can provide legal advice to assist you through the claim process.
Aurora Long Term Disability, ERISA, and Disability Insurance
Our firm is dedicated to helping long term disability claimants get the benefits they deserve. We assist claimants with the administrative appeal process and will file a lawsuit against the long term disability insurance company. We handle both group disability claims that are typically governed by ERISA regulations, as well as individual disability insurance (“IDI” or “DI”) policy claims. Although we do not usually handle short term disability claims, we may be able to help if you also have a long term disability policy that may be impacted. Occasionally the insurance company will offer to buy out your claim for a lump sum, in which case we will help you evaluate the offer.
Ortiz Law Firm Handles Aurora Long Term Disability Claims
Nick Ortiz and the experienced legal team at Ortiz Law Firm can represent individuals anywhere in the United States, including Aurora, Illinois, and nearby cities.
The administrative appeal process can easily be handled by our office, as we can communicate with the insurance company via email, telephone, fax, and mail. If it becomes necessary to file a lawsuit, most of the work is paper-driven, involves a lot of brief writing, and a lot of correspondence by mail. There are very few court appearances required, and as a result, we can handle a federal court case anywhere in the country.
In terms of communicating with you, we use an electronic signature service for a lot of the correspondence, and then we e-mail and fax and communicate by phone, so everything can be done by mail, fax, and e-mail We have represented claimants all over the United States, and even some claimants that lived out of the country.
Aurora Courts, Government, and Department of Insurance Information
Northern District of Illinois | United States District Court
United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
Official government website for the State of Illinois
Illinois Department of Insurance
Northern District of Illinois Case Summaries
A Claimant Friendly ERISA Federal Court Decision
Court Rules Claimant Meets the Definition of Disability
Court Rules Plaintiff Has Established That He Was Disabled
Social Security Disability Lawyers for Aurora Claims
Many claimants wonder if they are able to work with a Social Security Disability lawyer outside their local area. Our office is based in Pensacola, but we do represent Social Security Disability claimants in Aurora, Illinois. In fact, we assist claimants nationwide with initial applications for benefits, requests for reconsideration, and hearings before an administrative law judge.
The Social Security Administration is conducting hearings over the phone and using the Microsoft Teams platform, so it is easier than ever before for Social Security Disability lawyers to represent claimants across the country. There is no need for you and your Social Security Disability attorney to reside in the same state.
Just because an attorney handles Aurora Social Security Disability cases doesn’t mean that they are the best Social Security Disability lawyer to represent you in your claim. Nick Ortiz is a Board Certified Social Security Disability Lawyer, and he and his experienced legal team are ready to fight for the Social Security Disability benefits you deserve.
Aurora Social Security Disability Resources
Directions to the local Social Security Administration Office
Information about the Oak Brook Office of Hearing Operations / Office of Disability Adjudication and Review
Top 10 Mistakes Social Security Disability Claimants Make
Free Case Evaluation with an Aurora Lawyer
We offer a free consultation for long term disability claimants whose claims have been wrongfully denied or terminated, and for Social Security Disability claimants who are at the initial, reconsideration, or hearing stage of the process. As for attorney’s fees, we offer a No Recovery, Zero Fee Guarantee – meaning we only get paid if you get paid! So there is no risk if you decide to hire an attorney to assist you through the claim process. Don’t struggle on your own. Call the Ortiz Law Firm at (888) 321-8131 to schedule your free consultation and get help from an experienced ERISA and Social Security Disability lawyer.