it's no secret that the majority of initial applications for social security disability (ssd) benefits are denied. aside from hiring a high-quality disability lawyer from cole disability law, there are some things you should, and shouldn't do, to increase the chances of winning your case.


  • Submit your application for disability benefits as soon as possible.

  • Make sure you include all of your medical symptoms on your application, not just the one's that you think entitle you to disability benefits.

  • Appeal any denied claim.

  • Let your doctors know that you are applying for disability and ask them if they will support you.

  • Follow all recommended treatment by your doctors.

  • Hire a skilled disability attorney right away.

do not:

  • Give up if you are denied. Most initial applications are denied, but we can help win your disability appeal case.

  • Assume that you are not eligible for disability benefits. Many people that could be receiving benefits aren't because they never talked to a disability attorney.

  • Believe everything you are told by Social Security representatives.

  • Expect Social Security to obtain the medical records necessary to prove your disability. Contact us and we will make sure that Social Security has all the information it needs to win your case.

  • Hire a local attorney if you are not fully confident in their ability to win your case. We have implemented state-of-the-art computer software that allows us to provide you with high-quality, detail-oriented disability representation no matter where you live.

get help with your disability claim today

Whether you're applying for disability benefits or had your claim denied, let Disability Lawyer Dustin W. Cole help you win your case. Call Cole Disability Law now to put a trial-tested disability attorney on your side.