Disability Lawyer in Beverly Hills
Protecting the Rights of Employees with Disabilities in California
The law protects the rights of individuals with disabilities to participate in the workforce and earn a living in California and across the United States. It is strictly unlawful for employers to engage in any of the following based on an actual or perceived physical or mental disability:
- Refusal to hire
- Requiring a medical evaluation (unless there is a job offer and the evaluation is required for everyone in that position)
- Denial of a deserved promotion or pay raise
- Limiting the employee to certain positions that are not consumer-facing
- Limiting work hours unnecessarily
In addition, employees with disabilities have the right to request reasonable accommodations to allow them to perform their jobs. If an employer denies a reasonable accommodation, it can violate the employee’s rights.
How do I qualify for Social Security Disability in Beverly Hills CA?
Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) provides monthly benefits to individuals who can’t work to support themselves due to a long-term injury or illness and is administered by the Social Security Administration (SSA). The process for filing a claim for Social Security disability benefits is complex and lengthy, which is why you should speak to one of the Social Security disability lawyers at Setareh Law Group if you are in Los Angeles County and are seeking legal help.
To qualify for Social Security disability benefits, the total value of your assets must be less than $2,000 for a single individual or less than $3,000 for a married couple living together. The value of your Beverly Hills home is not usually counted if you live in it, and neither is your car. You do not need to be a US citizen to apply for Social Security Disability benefits.
Frequently Asked Questions for a Beverly Hills Social Security Disability Attorney
The information below should not be taken as legal advice but, instead, as general information. If you have questions about specific legal issues regarding social security disability or related practice areas, then call now to speak to an attorney at Setareh Law Group.
What percentage of Social Security disability claims are approved?
According to the Social Security Administration (SSA), on average 45% of cases that were filed between 2001 and 2010 were eventually awarded to disabled worker applicants. For first-time applicants, however, the average percentage of applicants awarded benefits was 28%, since so many were denied the first time. Most Social Security disability cases are denied because the applicant did not provide enough medical evidence, so they must go through the Social Security disability appeals process.
Do I need to live in Beverly Hills to speak to one of your social security lawyers?
Setareh Law Group has attained a high degree of success and peer recognition for achieving the desired outcome for clients throughout Los Angeles County including:
- Van Nuys
- Long Beach
- Sherman Oaks
- Santa Fe Springs
- Century City
- Santa Monica
Our attorneys have attained a high level of professional achievement. During your free consultation, our Social Security lawyers can tell you how we have handled cases similar to yours in Beverly Hills. Our outstanding lawyers help you with the entire process. Call our law offices now at (866) 572-6384 so we can help you understand the rules for evaluating disability, your work history and help you determine whether you qualify for disability benefits.
What is a common reason why Social Security disability claims are denied?
One of the top reasons why a long term disability claim is denied is due to a lack of strong medical evidence that documents the individual’s disability and how it prevents them from working. Without sufficient medical documentation of your disability, you could be denied the disability benefits you need in Beverly Hills CA.
Contact Our California Disability Lawyers for More Information about Your Rights
The law clearly protects employees with disabilities from unlawful discrimination. Still, employees continue to have their rights violated by employers who refuse to hire or accommodate qualified individuals due to disabilities. Our California disability attorneys at Setareh Law Group can stand up for your rights, so please call (866) 572-6384 or contact us online for help today.
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Social Security Disability Attorney Serving Beverly Hills
Upon retaining Setareh Law Group as your Beverly Hills Social Security disability attorneys, we help you by protecting your rights. Call (866) 572-6384 to schedule your free consultation with a social security disability lawyer who has successfully represented clients in the California Department of Social Services (CDSS) and Los Angeles CA State Hearings Division (DPSS).