Skip to Content
Schedule Your Free Consultation 601-265-6869
Social Security Disability 'MAGGIO LAW Is Here For You

Contact Us Today!

Jackson SSDI Lawyers

Pursue the Social Security Disability Benefits You Deserve

When a disability prevents Mississippi employees such as yourself from going to work, you may be entitled to Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits. However, do be aware that many applicants face an uphill battle when trying to obtain these critical benefits. If your medical condition is terminal or is expected to last more than one year, you may be entitled to these benefits. But, without the help of an attorney, it typically takes far too long to receive the funds you need.

Federal bureaucracy, application denials, and delays prevent the injured from receiving financial support when work is not possible. A Jackson Social Security disability attorney can cut through the red tape to get families the financial support they need, and our team at ‘MAGGIO LAW has the skill and experience to make a real difference for SSDI applicants and their families.

To find out more about the ways we can help you, call (601) 265-6869. Your consultation is free!

SSA Disability Definition

To qualify for SSDI benefits, an applicant must meet specific disability requirements:

  • The applicant must not be engaged in a substantial gainful activity (paid employment)
  • The applicant’s inability to work must be caused by a determinable physical/mental impairment
  • The applicant’s condition must be expected to last for at least one year or result in death

If you’re unsure of whether you meet disability requirements, a qualified Social Security disability lawyer at ‘MAGGIO LAW in Jackson, MS can talk to you about your situation and whether your condition and SSDI application meet this standard.

The Unfortunate Reality of SSDI Application Denials

Take one look at the data of SSDI application outcomes, and the high rate of denials can be disheartening. An analysis of the numbers reveals that the Social Security Administration (SSA) approves approximately one out of every four SSDI applications. Additionally, about half of all applications are ultimately approved, and this number includes approvals during the reconsideration and appeal phases of the application process. Simply put, SSDI approval is notoriously difficult.

The SSA is legally permitted to deny an application for technical reasons or medical reasons. A technical denial is issued to applicants who earn more money than is allowed under the substantial gainful employment limit. This limit is used to deny applications of those who are still physically able to engage in paid employment. Other technical denial reasons include failing to qualify for the SSDI program and benefits due to a lack of recent work history or a lack of years worked.

Medical denials are issued if the medical condition is not likely to last for longer than one year, and the condition is not terminal. Further, if the medical condition at issue does not meet the SSA’s definition of a disability, the application may be denied.

Getting Past the Hurdles of SSDI Approval

At ‘MAGGIO LAW, our team of lawyers uses our experience to give our clients the best chance of having their SSDI applications approved on the first attempt. If your application is denied for any reason, our attorneys can promptly pursue all appeal options to seek the SSDI benefits you need. If necessary, we can even file a federal lawsuit if you have been wrongfully denied benefits.

For more information and your free consultation, call (601) 265-6869 or contact us online. We serve SSDI applicants in Jackson and throughout Mississippi.

it's how we are Recognized. Awards & professional affiliations

  • The National Trial Lawyers - Top 100
  • The National Trial Lawyers: Motor Vehicle Trial Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers
  • America's Top 100 Attorneys
  • AAJ
  • National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys - Top 10
  • American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys - Top 10
  • The National Trial Lawyers Top 40 Under 40

Getting Results. It's What We Do.

  • Please enter your first name.
  • Please enter your last name.
  • Please enter your phone number.
    This isn't a valid phone number.
  • Please enter your email address.
    This isn't a valid email address.
  • Please make a selection.
  • Please enter a message.
  • By submitting, you agree to be contacted about your request & other information using automated technology. Message frequency varies. Msg & data rates may apply. Text STOP to cancel. Acceptable Use Policy


    "This is a great firm. I personally recommend them!"

    I got professional service from Attorney ‘Maggio with no hesitation. Great Job!

    - Dorothy H.
    "Follow through on what they say."

    Follow through on what they say.

    - Charlie M.
    "I am so grateful, thanks so much for everything!"

    When I was hurt on my job, I never thought I had a case but you guys showed me otherwise.

    - Charlene G.
    "These people treated me as if I was family, and were caring and empathetic while we discussed our business."

    There wasn’t a question they couldn’t answer for me and if that certain staff member was unsure, they would find the person there who could accurately answer my question, as opposed to giving me some sort of educated guess.

    - Betty S.
    "If you need a car wreck lawyer, call Mike."

    Mike is a fine lawyer. He is aggressive, trustworthy, and an incredible oral advocate.

    - Paul S.
    "Highly recommend!"

    Great firm, fast service, excellent customer service, friendly staff.

    - Cynthia C.
    "He made me feel like family not just an individual."

    Mike is extremely professional and keeps you very informed of everything going on in your case. He was recommended to me by an attorney from my hometown and now I know why.

    - Amy W.
    "Highly Recommend!"

    You cannot find a more professional or dedicated firm than this. I was overly impressed at how important they made me feel as well as seeing how current they are with the changes in their profession.

    - John W.