You would probably expect for us to say yes you need to get an attorney. But really, you probably should get an attorney. Unfortunately almost everyone is denied twice for disability benefits before they even see a judge. The regulations that govern the disability determination…
What if I Already Have an Attorney?
If you already have an attorney, you should stay with your current attorney if you feel your case is being handled appropriately. However, if you have not heard from your attorney’s office in many months or if they do not return your phones calls, you should start considering if you should hire another attorney.
If you want to hire another attorney, you must first tell your current attorney’s office that you no longer require their services. However, first be sure that the other attorney has agreed to take your case.