Attorney Lauren ZwirleinAttorney Lauren Zwirlein has dedicated most other practice to representing claimants looking to receive Social Security Disability and Worker's Compensation benefits. She understands that you need an advocate who understands the legal system. Whether meeting for a consultation or a hearing, Attorney Zwirlein wants all of her clients to feel comfortable and to understand their case. Her goal is to explain the law clearly and easily so the legal process is not confusing. Lauren is licensed in Wisconsin but she is able to take on social security Disability cases regardless of which state you live in. For Worker's Compensation cases, Lauren is only able to represent workers who were injured on the job in Wisconsin. For a work injury that occurs in a different state, you should contact attorney licensed to practice where an the injury occurred.
Social Security DisabilityDealing with the Social Security Administration to obtain disability benefits can be slow and frustrating process. Studies preformed by Social Security show that most people who file for disability are denied and must appeal. Whether you need to file your application for disability or you have already been denied, Attorney Lauren Zwirlein can help. She has represented hundreds of claimants before the Social Security Administration. Allow her to use her expertise to help you obtain your benefits, no matter where you live in the country. Keep in mind that there is no fee to hire Lauren unless you win.
Worker's Compensation in WIHere in Wisconsin, worker's injured on the job often have many questions about what benefits, if any, they may be entitled to receive after being hurt at work. As soon as you suffer an injury, make a written report with your employer and seek medical attention as soon as possible. If the worker's compensation carrier denies you payment, contact Attorney Lauren Zwirlein to find out how to how you can obtain benefits owed to you. There is no cost to hire Lauren because she gets paid only if you win your case.
How Does Social Security Disability Work?
No matter which type of benefit you are applying for, Social Security looks at the same medical criteria to determine if you meet the standards for Disability. The best way to helo your case is to go to the doctor and follow your doctor’s orders.
In most sicuation, disability is a 3 step process.
- Initial: The first phase is the initial application. After completing the application. Social Security will collect the medical records from all of your treating healthcare providers. The examiner will then contact you for updates on your condition and treatment have received. After all of these any new you may updates submitted, Social decision and notify you by are Security will make a mail. the amount of time it takes to Depending on where you are in the country, receive decision vary. Typically it is about months if you are living in a can 6 Wisconsin. If you are denied, it is important to contact an attorney to help you file an appeal.
- Reconsideration: The phase is called reconsideration and it is very similar next to the initial step. Social Security will ask for updates and then send you a written decision in the mail.
- Hearing: If you are denied again at the reconsideration level, Lauren can help you file a request for hearing. In most cases, Attorney Lauren Zwirlein will attend the hearing with and prepare you for what you’ll need to know before you seeing the judge.
Depending on your situation, additional appeals may be necessary. Contact Attorney Lauren Zwirlein by filling out a Free Case Evaluation to find out more.
Difference Between SSDI vs. SSI
There are two basic types of disability, which include Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI).
SSDI is essentially an insurance policy that you purchase from the government by paying taxes on your wages. Typically claimants are eligible for this benefit for 5-10 years after they stop working.
SSI is a benefit for those claimants who have not worked recently or who have not paid enough in have purchased the DI insurance policy. In order to be eligible for taxes to SSI claimants must meet certain income and asset limitations.
While most people qualify for one benefit or the other, there are some situations in which a person could qualify for both SSI and SSD. Contact Attorney Lauren Zwirlein by filling out a E Case Evaluation to find out which benefit you may be eligible to receive.
Workers Compensation in Wisconsin
For many individuals, being injured at work is an unfortunate, but all too often, reality. When this happens, many individuals find themselves in an unfamiliar situation, not knowing where to turn with their questions or what to do next.
If you are injured at work, or sustain an accident or disease causing injury, you should:
- Obtain medical attention
- Notify your employer of the injury immediately or as soon as possible (do not wait)
- Compile and maintain all medical and payment records related to your injury
After your employer reports the injury to its worker’s Compensation insurance carrier an adjuster will investigate claim and determine whether or not you will be your receiving benefits.
If the insurance carrier denies you at any point, you should contact Attorney Lauren Zwirlein right away for a Free Case Evaluation to determine if you are eligible for any other benefits.