Qualify for Disability Benefits with Mental or Physical Issues

Episode 3:  When clients meet with Louisville disability benefits attorney Trevor Smith, they typically have a mental problem or a physical problem, or both, which may qualify them for either SSDI or SSI benefits.  To qualify for disability benefits, you need to have a severe impairment that has lasted or will last longer than 12 months and keeps you from working full-time (40 hour per week). Mental cases can be cognitive and/or psychological.  Many are psychological including schizophrenia, bi-polar disorder, anxiety, depression or PTSD.  It’s important to make sure the …

Local vs. National Representation

Episode 2:  Louisville social security disability attorney Trevor Smith discusses the difference between local representation vs. national representation firms.  Trevor and his law partner, Al Wax have helped Louisville clients for many years.  There are some national firms which advertise that they can represent clients, regardless of the fact that they may not have a local office. If you work with Smith and Wax, you’ll have meetings with Trevor or Al.  They will know the details of your case and your situation.  You’ll meet with your attorney the first day …

What Is Social Security Disability Insurance?

Episode 1:  Louisville Social Security Disability Insurance attorney Trevor Smith launches his firm’s podcast.  This episode provides an introduction to his background and why he decided to focus on helping people to file social security disability insurance claims and supplemental security income benefits. After graduating from law school, Trevor clerked for a Kentucky Supreme Court Justice and later practiced criminal law with his father (also an attorney) at the state and federal levels.  He has extensive trial experience.  After several years, Trevor met Al Wax, a very established social security …

New Podcast for Social Security Disability

We’re launching a Social Security Disability podcast! Attorney Trevor Smith will discuss important topics related to your Social Security Disability Benefits, SSI Benefits, the steps in the process and other answers to important questions. Episodes are in development, but we thought you might enjoy listening to this brief promo for information: