Do you suffer from a medical or mental condition that is so severe that you are unable to work and provide for yourself and your loved ones?
We Are Experienced Social Security Attorneys Helping People Like You for 30 Years
At Heard & Smith, Social Security Attorneys Bernard L. Shapiro and the rest of the team of lawyers are able to offer you the comfort of a reliable opinion and serious legal help.
Questions About Social Security Disability
If you have any questions at all, please give us a call or fill out our quick contact form. There are no obligations, just simple answers, and we’ll be able to clear up any confusion you may have about SSD or SSI. If your wondering things like “What’s the difference between SSD & SSI?”, we’ve written answers to some of the most popular questions on our FAQs page.
If You Think You Have a Case
If you think you might have a case or are just wondering if you do, we would be happy to evaluate your situation at absolutely no cost or obligation to you. Please fill out our Social Security Disability Case Evaluation form, or just give us a call toll-free at 1-800-336-7456 and speak to a real lawyer. Attorney Bernard L. Shapiro will personally review your case with you and give you a reliable opinion about your Social Security Disability/SSI claim and what they can do for you.
If you or someone you know, has physical or psychological problems, such as the ones below, and can’t work, please contact us as soon as possible:
Fibromyalgia, Pain, Chronic Pain Syndrome, Personality Disorder, Schizophrenia, Mental Retardation, Developmental Disorder, Traumatic Brain Injury, Arthritis, Seizure Disorder, Epilepsy, Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome, Scoliosis, Amputation, Kidney Transplant, Heart Transplant, Osteoporosis, Hip Replacement, Disc Disease, Degenerative Disc Disease, Parkinsons Disease, Graves Disease, Narcolepsy, Agoraphobia, Abuse, Sexual Abuse, Physical Abuse, Emotional Abuse, Cardiac/Vascular Disorders, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Bipolar Disorder, Major Depressive Disorder, Orthopedic Injuries, Leg, Knee & Ankle Disorders and Injuries, Hip Injuries, Arm Injuries, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Back Injuries and Diseases, Neurological Disorders, Sleep Disorders, Headaches, Blood Disorders, Diabetes Mellitus, Auto-Immune Diseases, AIDS and HIV, Cancer, Stomach, Intestine and Liver Disorders, Pulmonary Disorders/Lung Diseases
If You Do Have a Case
If we determine that you have a case, we will do whatever it takes — including going all the way to court — to ensure that you are awarded disability benefits as soon as possible. Our attorneys have successfully prepared and presented thousands of Social Security disability cases in the last 30 years, since 1981. Our experience and knowledge of Social Security law allows us to help you to determine if you have a strong case to receive the vital disability benefits paid out monthly to qualifying disabled individuals through the Social Security Administration under the Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) disability programs.
Our website offers essential information about our practice and the Social Security disability benefit issues. Please access the following sections to:
- Submit our Free Disability Case Evaluation
- Find Answers to the Most Frequently Asked Questions about Social Security Disability Benefits
- Get a Better Grasp on How We Determine If You Have a Case
- Meet Our Social Security Attorneys
- Access Helpful, Credible Resources about Social Security disability benefits
We are qualified to represent Social Security clients before the Social Security Administration in all fifty states and have represented clients in places as far distant as Florida, Alaska, California and Maine, as well as internationally. Our main office is located in San Antonio, Texas, however Mr. Shapiro has an office in Connecticut.
Direct contact: Toll Free 800-336-7456, Local Telephone 203-327-2273, Fax 203-353-1771
Urgent Contact with Attorney Shapiro 203-253-2330
Note: It is not necessary for you to come to our office for us to help you. When necessary, we arrange local visits.