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GETTING THE SOCIAL SECURITY DISABILITY BENEFITS YOU NEED

If you have been permanently injured due to a disease, mental issues, personal injury or work-related injury, there is help available in the form of Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) or Supplemental Security Income (SSI). The federal Social Security system is designed to help people who can no longer work.

It does not matter whether you have worked or paid money into Social Security. All that matters is that you need help and it is available if you know how to apply for Social Security.

At The Sexton Law Firm, we can help you file a claim for Social Security to obtain monthly Social Security Disability benefits as well as retroactive benefits from the time that you initially filed a claim. With over 25 years' experience, we're here to make the law work for you.

The Social Security Disability appeals process: 


Many claims for disability benefits are turned down the first time. This is a normal part of the process, but it is also an indicator that it is time to hire an experienced Social Security Disability lawyer. The Sexton Law Firm will help you get through the application process successfully because we know the Social Security system.

SSD or SSI?

Social Security Disability (SSD) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) are designed to help aged, blind and disabled people receive income to meet their daily needs. Many people qualify to receive these benefits based on their situation.

However, some people either don't know they qualify or have been told they don't qualify by the Social Security Administration. Even though you may have been told you don't qualify, it's not necessarily true. At The Sexton Law Firm, we can help you appeal an incorrect decision and make sure you get the monthly check you need.

Services We Provide

As part of our service at The Sexton Law Firm, we can help you file your initial application as well as any necessary appeals. Unfortunately, the process to receive SSD and SSI is not very straightforward. Numerous federal forms must be filled out properly. We will assist you in this process. We also prepare all necessary documents and evidence for a trial before a judge. This includes proper medical evidence and treatment to help ensure the desired outcome.

Our office will process your claim for Social Security Disability benefits on a contingency basis. This means that you will not have to pay attorney fees unless you win your case. If we are successful, our fees are taken out as a percentage of your retroactive benefits. We never take fees out of the monthly benefits you will receive.

If you need to contact an experienced Social Security Disability attorney, call us at 865-691-7900 today or fill out our online contact form. From our offices in Knoxville and Mount Juliet, we help people throughout eastern Tennessee.

Contact us today to schedule a FREE, Zero Cost Assessment. 

What Our Customers Say

Based on 120 reviews.
Misty Marsh
Misty Marsh
May 24, 2021.
Love these folks because of their very hard ard professional work. They most definitely knows their business. I would most definitely use them again if necessary. To me Mr. Sexton and his staff are the top lawyer of Knoxville.
Chandra Taylor
Chandra Taylor
March 25, 2021.
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Tony Reynolds
Tony Reynolds
February 27, 2021.
These lawyers are great an so are their employees.
james K Gray
james K Gray
February 3, 2021.
They handled my SSDI case and hearing. They answered my questions and were very professional throughout the entire time leading up to and including the hearing. Research said that 95% of first time filings for disability with the SSA are denied. I would encourage anyone filing for disability to contact The Law offices of David Sexton to get it done right, keep you informed and follow up to make sure everything is going well. As a veteran of 12 years service to our great country I can tell you that they don’t just give lip service to thanking us for Our Service, but you not not receive better and more timely service Anywhere.
James Arp
James Arp
January 21, 2021.
They were quick to return the initial phone call and filed my paperwork for disability, however I had questions and information to give them and despite my phone calls to them every four to five weeks no one ever returned my call the first time. I did all of the leg work for my disability and for that I got to pay them $6,000. That was one expensive first phone call to them.
Allen Martin
Allen Martin
January 13, 2021.
I'm sending a big thank you to David Sexton! Navigating my way through the stages of the SS disability process was not a task I was equipped to take on alone. After my initial filing and subsequent denial, I made the wise decision of contacting The Sexton Law Firm to get the necessary legal representation I undoubtedly needed. David Sexton believed in my case, and carried it, as he guided me through almost three years of the SSA's bureaucratic maze. Throughout the process, and three denials, David, as well as Stephanie, Pam, and Tara, displayed a high level of knowledge, professionalism, and patience as they never failed to answer all of my questions, and made sure I was fully prepared way ahead of time. They were always courteous and enthusiastic. David and his team won my case! I wouldn't hesitate to recommend The Sexton Law Firm to anyone who is considering applying for SSDI.
Eliza Davis
Eliza Davis
October 19, 2020.
Attorney George Evans was my SS hearing representative. I can’t say enough about how thorough, professional, patient and knowledgeable he is. Attorney Evan’s people skills are awesome. He provided and gave personal attention to every detail concerning my situation. Attorney Evans is simply AWESOME!!!! Thanks so much to the entire Sexton Law firm and staff for providing professional and courteous service. Grateful Davis
Pamela McDonald
Pamela McDonald
October 12, 2020.
Lora Loring
Lora Loring
October 8, 2020.
David Sexton and his entire staff were fabulous! I was treated with kindness, caring and integrity throughout my case. He got me through my appeal and without his help, I wouldn’t have won my case. Thank God he was there for me all the way! Couldn’t have asked for a better experience and I highly recommend!
Iris Sawyers
Iris Sawyers
October 1, 2020.
Mr Sexton and his staff where amazing in helping me with my son's case they helped with all the questions I had returned calls very timely and was there if I needed them. Awesome lawyer and staff.