Yes. If your doctor seems to be reluctant—or outright refuses—to help you in the process of filing a Social Security disability claim, it may be in your best interests to discuss the matter with a Bellevue disability attorney as soon as possible.

There’s a wide spectrum of reasons a doctor may not want to help a patient file a disability claim. Some of those objections are very workable; others aren’t.

A skilled disability attorney:

  • Will contact your doctor personally to discuss any objections, questions, or concerns your doctor may have about the disability claim process.
  • Has heard just about every objection a doctor can offer.
  • Possesses the knowledge needed to effectively respond to questions, concerns, and objections.
  • Can discuss objections with your doctor in a calm and professional manner.
  • Will be able to determine if your doctor can be persuaded to help you in spite of his initial reluctance.
  • Can advise you on appropriate steps to take if your doctor’s objections can’t be overcome.

If you’re ready to apply for Social Security disability, get a no-cost evaluation from a knowledgeable Bellevue disability benefits attorney before you file. Call our offices at 402-933-5405 or email us at Be sure to request a copy of our free report, Give Yourself the Best Chance of Winning Your Social Security Disability Case.

Timothy J. Cuddigan
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Omaha Social Security and Veterans Disability Lawyer With Over 40 Years Experience