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Social Security Disability

If You Were Denied Disability, You’re Case Isn’t Over

Illinois Man Needs to Appeal a Social Security Disability Denial

If you’ve received a denial letter from the Social Security Administration (SSA) saying your claim has been denied, it’s not the end. Don’t give up!

It’s heartbreaking when you know you can’t work, but the SSA denies your claim. Appealing that decision can be a long and complex process, but winning is still possible.

Most people who apply for benefits are denied by the SSA. At Tuggle, Schiro, Lichtenberger & Themer, we help people in Springfield-Decatur, Champaign-Urbana, Danville and across Central Illinois turn denials into approvals. If we don’t win your case for you, you pay no attorney fees or expenses.

IMPORTANT! once you received a denial letter, the clock starts ticking. DON’T WAIT to file your appeal. you can MISS THE DEADLINE and you’ll have to start your claim over.

Answers to Common Disability Questions

Find out from the lawyers at Tuggle, Schiro, Lichtenberger & Themer when you should apply for Social Security Disability benefits, when you should appeal denied benefits and how to prepare for a hearing with Social Security judge. Most people get denied benefits. But we know how to make a successful case for you.

if you need to APPEAL or have an UPCOMING HEARING, CALL US right away. You can get REAL HELP FOR REAL PEOPLE.

The team of experienced Disability Attorneys At Tuggle, Schiro, Lichtenberger & Themer can:

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  • Analyze your Social Security file
  • Prepare your case and set the strategy
  • Gather additional evidence from your doctors and medical providers
  • Make legal arguments for you
  • Prepare your testimony
  • Question witnesses (if necessary)
  • Prepare written memos to present to the ALJ on your case
  • Cross-examine any medical and vocational experts who testify at your hearing
  • Appeal your case on the federal level (if necessary).

put yourself in the best possible position to WIN disability benefits at your hearing by CALLING the experienced disability attorneys at Tuggle, Schiro, Lichtenberger & Themer.

Your Best Chance to Win Benefits IS WORKING with a Disability Lawyer

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According to the SSA’s own statistics, you’re more likely to win benefits if you have representation. Since you don’t pay anything if you don’t win benefits, the decision to get a lawyer to work with you should be an easy one.

Tuggle, Schiro, Lichtenberger & Themer can help you at all four levels of Social Security’s appeals process. Whether you need to apply for benefits or were already denied, contact us to talk about your case.

we represent people who can’t work AT ALL LEVELS of appeals. CALL US today if you can’t work and need disability benefits. We provide REAL HELP FOR REAL PEOPLE.

I just wanted to say “Thank You” for all the work you and your staff have done for me. It means the world to not only me, but my family. This has been a long process which has caused so much stress on me and my family. I know it’s not over yet, but you all still deserve the so many thanks.

No matter the outcome, I will recommend you and your office because of all the care and passion.

Francis “Missy” Miller

Thanks for not giving up on my appeals, as I know you said you had never had a case quite like mine before.

I know attorney always get a bad rap, but you care about people. Most people like myself usually don’t have a clue as what do about disability claims.


I’d like to take a moment to thank you for taking me on as a client and working your magic for a favorable outcome. My relief for my future is immense.

Please forward my gratitude to your office staff and Andrew as well.

I wish you continued good luck in your practice.

Janice Nelson

Thanks so much for helping me win my disability case. Your hard work is richly appreciated.

Nora Gholson

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