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Live Q&A: Navigating the Disability Process

July 23, 2018

 

 

 

 

   

 

 

                   

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Applying for disability benefits is a daunting task. Paperwork, denials, medical reports, and more can be overwhelming and confusing. 

Aortic Hope hosted a discussion with two Representatives from the law firm Doherty, Cella, Keane LLP.  Learn about the process, what information you will need, and how you can ensure your case is reviewed appropriately. What should you do if your application is denied? When does it make sense to hire an attorney? 

Barbara A. Mountain
National Director of Business Development - Doherty, Cella, Keane LLP

Barbara Mountain is the National Director of Business Development at Doherty, Cella, Keane LLP, a law firm dedicated to Social Security disability. Barbara has over 20 years of disability claims and Social Security Disability experience. She is the primary contact with all national client companies, and she is responsible for customer satisfaction, retention, service, quality control and training. Barbara began her career with the Social Security Administration where she worked for seven years as a Social Insurance Specialist with expertise in Social Security law and Supplemental Security Income law. 

Christopher P. Doherty
Partner - Doherty, Cella, Keane LLP

Chris Doherty has been working in the Social Security arena since 1981, initially as a Claims Representative with the Social Security Administration. While working for Social Security he specialized in dealing with disability claims. He began practicing law in this exclusive area in 1987 and along with his partners founded Doherty, Cella, Keane LLP in 1995. Doherty, Cella, Keane LLP is a Limited Liability Law Firm Partnership that represents claimants nationally for Social Security disability benefits. Chris is a frequent lecturer and renowned subject matter expert on Social Security Administrative Law and Insurance. He is a sustaining member of the National Organization of Social Security Claims Representatives (NOSSCR), the Disability Management Employer Coalition, The International Claim Association and the New England Claims Association. Chris practices out of Massachusetts and is a graduate of Tufts University and Suffolk University Law School.

View the video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fiPTHYx82JI&feature=youtu.be