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Supplemental Security Income

Supplemental Security Income in Texas

SSI Attorneys Serving Dallas-Fort Worth

Though the two are often discussed together, Supplemental Security Incomes and Social Security Disability Insurance are two separate programs. While Social Security Disability Insurance is only available to people who have worked and earned enough work credits, Supplemental Security Income (also known as SSI) is available even to those who have never been able to work. Supplemental Security Income is a federal program designed to provide assistance to low-income individuals who are disabled, blind, or meet certain age requirements. It is not funded by Social Security, but rather by general tax revenues, meaning you do not need to have earned any certain number of work credits in order to qualify.

At Coats & Todd, we can help you pursue Supplemental Security Income and work to obtain the maximum amount of financial assistance you need. Benefits could be available to you, and our Dallas-Fort Worth Supplemental Security Income lawyers are ready to help you determine if you are eligible for those benefits.

Contact us today at (888) 898-9189 to find out whether you may be eligible for SSI and to obtain assistance with the filing process.

Who Is Eligible for Supplemental Security Income?

In order to receive Supplemental Security Income, you must meet certain eligibility requirements. These requirements are two-fold.

First, you may be eligible if you meet all of the following requirements:

  • You have a limited income;
  • You have limited resources, and;
  • You are a United States citizen or national, or you are an eligible alien.

Next, you must also meet one of the following criteria:

  • You are 65 or older;
  • You are blind, or;
  • You are disabled.

If you believe you are eligible for Supplemental Security Income and would like help filing your claim, contact Coats & Todd today. While you are not required to have an attorney in order to file for SSI, working with an experienced legal team can help ensure that you do not accidentally make any mistakes that could jeopardize your claim and, ultimately, your benefits.

Disability Claims We Handle

At Coats & Todd, we understand that filing for Supplemental Security Income can be overwhelming. If your SSI claim has been denied, you may be unsure where to turn. At our firm, we give your claim the time and attention that it deserves. We begin each case by providing a free case evaluation to prospective clients.

We handle a range of Supplemental Security Income and disability claims, including those involving:

  • Cancer
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Heart disease
  • Lupus
  • Diabetes
  • Seizures
  • Head injuries
  • Crohn's disease
  • Liver disease

You can receive Supplemental Security Income and Social Security disability benefits for a wide range of diseases and illnesses. The primary condition for eligibility is that your issue must prevent you from returning to work or from being employed.

Talk to a Fort Worth Social Security Disability Lawyer Today

If you are experiencing a disability that prevents you from working, our firm can help you work to obtain the income benefits that you need. We will listen to your story and closely examine your case to help you file a strong claim. Our firm will take the time to organize your application or appeal a denial. As you focus on moving forward with your life, we can handle the legal aspects of your situation and help secure the necessary evidence to support your claim. At Coats & Todd, we have more than 60 years of combined experience helping clients navigate the steps involved in filing an SSI claim and recovering the benefits they need.

Our Dallas-Fort Worth Supplemental Security Income attorneys are ready to help you with your SSI claim or appeal. Contact us online or call our office at (888) 898-9189 to get started with a free initial consultation.


Your Social Security Case Deserves the Best Possible Care & Attention
  • Proven Record of Results

    We have successfully handled thousands of cases in the field of SSDI throughout Texas.

  • Decades of Fighting for Clients

    We have over 60 years of combined experience serving clients in Social Security disability insurance (SSDI) claims.

  • Client-First Approach

    We strive to provide our clients with the responsive service, ethical guidance & unwavering dedication they deserve.

  • Compassionate Legal Support

    We understand how devastating a disability can be and take pride in being able to help those who cannot help themselves.

  • Federal Court Experience

    Our firm has performed a substantial amount of federal court work in Texas and throughout the country.

  • Communication You Can Count On

    We do everything we can to keep our clients informed on the status of their cases, every step of the way.

Client testimonials

Stories From People Who Didn't Give Up
  • “Dan was treated with such kindness from the first day he called your office!”

    - Tameka Ramos
  • “From the very moment they took my case, they were compassionate, constantly kept me notified of the process, listened to me when I had concerns and made me feel like more than just client.”

    - Shawn M.
  • “Coats and Todd attorneys go beyond the call of duty. They have the best caseworkers, who are kind, willing to listen when I was in distress. Told me anytime I needed to talk, feel free to call.”

    - George Montgomery
  • “I was dreading the necessity of hiring a lawyer for disability. Choosing Coats & Todd was one of the best decisions I have ever made! Their team was professional, courteous and always helpful.”

    - Leslie Boorman
  • “Contacting Coats and Todd to handle my disability denial was the best decision I could have made. They showed genuine concern, genuine compassion and true professionalism from start to finish.”

    - Virginia

If you are experiencing a medical issue preventing you from working, our experienced Social Security disability lawyers are here to help. We have more than 60 years of combined experience serving clients in the area of Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) law. Along with our experience, we have many traits that set us apart from other firms.