Minneapolis Social Security Lawyer - Bolinske Law
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Minneapolis Social Security Lawyer

The Social Security act provides specific mechanisms to deal with individuals who apply for Social Security benefits after they have become disabled. Social Security Disability benefits are available under two programs Social Security Disability / Retirement Survivors Disability Insurance (SSD/RSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI).

The main difference in the programs is SSD is based on money paid into the Social Security system from work or self employment income, while SSI is not based on prior work history, but is needs based. Regardless of which of these benefits you fall under you can choose to have an attorney represent you at any point in the process.

At Bolinske Law, our mission is to help our clients get the maximum benefits to which they are entitled. If your application for Social Security Disability benefits has been denied you have a window of time to appeal the decision. Call us today and schedule a free consultation to discuss your situation. If we handle your appeal, you will pay us nothing unless we succeed in obtaining benefits for you.

Let our experienced Social Security attorneys help eliminate the stress of not knowing where your next check will come from. Our office can help you with the application for both types of benefits. Give us a call at (952) 294-0144 or toll free at (888) 333-1534 to see how we can help you today.

The Social Security Process at Bolinske Law, LLC

Initial Application

If you have recently been injured or developed a condition that prevents you from earning income which is expected to last for more than one year, you may be eligible for Social Security Disability (SSD / SSI) benefits.

The Social Security Administration (SSA) is a federal agency and the rules and requirements for qualification are difficult. Many disabled people are constantly being denied the benefits they need to pay their bills. Working with an experienced attorney at Bolinske Law, LLC gives you the best chance at receiving benefits in Minnesota.

Free No Obligation Consultation

One of our Social Security Disability Attorneys will meet with you in person or over the telephone at no charge. During this free no obligation consultation, we will gather information from you about your case and discuss the services we offer, fees, and our disability process. From here, if you retain us and we accept your case, a Social Security Disability (SSD) lawyer will handle filling out your paperwork and submitting it to the Social Security Administration (SSA).

Working with our attorneys on your initial Minnesota Social Security Disability (SSD / SSI) application means filing an application that specifically addresses the requirements for benefits, and having professionals who are familiar with your case handle any questions and appeals.Do not make the mistake of handling this process on your own; contact us for more information about how we can help at (952) 294-0144 or toll free at (888) 333-1534 to see how we can help you today.

Our Minnesota Social Security Disability services are on a contingency basis; there is no fee to you unless you win. If we succeed in getting benefits for you, we will be paid, in most cases, a percentage of the back benefits owed to you which is limited to 25%. If we are unsuccessful at getting you benefits, you do not owe us anything.


If you are denied benefits, Bolinske Law, LLC can help you file an appeal. Over 70% of initial applications for benefits are denied and given a short 60 day window to appeal. If you have received a denial, contact our skilled Social Security Disability attorneys at Bolinske Law. If your application has been denied, we’re ready to help, contact us immediately so we can start working on your appeal today.

We understand the importance of gathering the appropriate medical evidence and other information you will need to be successful. Our office will help determine why your initial application was denied, take steps to correct the problem, gather the appropriate documentation and medical and doctors records in order to make your application a success. Call our Social Security Disability lawyers at (952) 294-0144 and let us help strengthen your case.

Administrative Law Judge Hearing

At times, getting a disability hearing before an administrative law judge can take up to two years. At Bolinske Law, LLC, we understand that getting the Social Security Disability benefits you’re entitled to is a high priority and it is often difficult to wait out the appeals process. Working with a Social Security Disability (SSD) attorney before the administrative law judge hearing can help expedite the process. For a free consultation, please call (952) 294 0144 or contact us online at www.bolinskelaw.com

How We Can Help You

If you have been denied SSD benefits after reconsideration, you may request a disability hearing before an administrative law judge. You have only 60 days from receiving the reconsideration denial to request this hearing, so it is important to contact an attorney immediately.

Since the administrative law judge does not have any prior knowledge about your case during the hearing, it is important to present the judge will all the information needed for a successful hearing. This gives our attorneys the opportunity to work with you in identifying what went wrong with the application, identify and present new information about your case, and why you should be enabled to receive benefits.

We want your hearing to be successful and will work with you throughout the process to get results. In order to present your best case and obtain the maximum benefit you deserve, the attorneys at our office will work with you every step of the way; helping to prepare your case by inquiring about your medical conditions, understand how they impact your ability to work, prepare you for questions the judge may ask, attend the hearing with you, and miscellaneous post-hearing nuisances.

We understand that compiling the proper medical reports and forms necessary for a disability hearing can be a challenging task, but our established Social Security Disability process at Bolinske Law, LLC. makes it a stress free experience.

Appeal of ALJ Ruling Options

If the administrative law judge hearing is not successful, you can appeal and is dependent on the evidence in your file from the previous hearing. Your ability to appeal will be better if you work with an attorney. If you have been working on the process by yourself, give our office a call at (952) 294-0144 or toll free at to discuss you options in appealing your denial.

If the administrative law judge turns down your case at the hearing, you have two options to appeal the denial Request a review by the Appeals Council or Take the case to Federal court. Therefore, it is necessary to work with an experienced Minnesota attorney who will work with you the first time to gather and submit all of the necessary evidence prior to the appeals process.

The Appeals Council

You have 60 days after your claim is denied at the hearing to request a review by the Appeals Council. It is important that you do not miss the deadline. The Appeals Council will examine your request for review. The council may determine that the hearing decision was correct, or it may deny your request. If you are granted a review by the Appeals Council, they may make a binding decision on your case, or send it to an administrative law judge for further review.

Federal Court

One of the final steps in the process is an appeal to the Federal Court for the District of Minnesota. Again you only have 60 days to file this appeal, so you should contact a lawyer to determine your options.

Since all law firms representing clients in Social Security disability cases are essentially paid in the same way, it is experience, expertise, and success that matter in choosing a law firm to represent you. Work with our experienced Minnesota lawyers today and let us put together a solid application to get the maximum benefits you deserve. Contact your local Minnesota Social Security Disability attorneys for a Free no obligation consultation at (952) 294-0144.