Located in Fresno, Peña & Bromberg, PLC provides comprehensive legal services to disabled individuals and their families in Central Valley, California and throughout the United States. We are well versed in disability benefits programs available through the Social Security Administration, including Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI). Additionally we work with service members and their loved ones who are seeking Veterans Administration benefits.Read More →
In the past, applying for disability benefits meant contacting the Social Security Administration (SSA) and requesting an application. Today, there are a number of ways to apply: online, by telephone or by visiting the local SSA office.
In order to be eligible for disability benefits under SSDI, you must have paid into the Social Security system through income tax deductions and also have a qualifying medical condition as determined by the Social Security Administration (SSA).
Physical impairments stemming from a medical condition, injury or terminal illness can have a large impact on a person’s life. Physical impairments can also have a catastrophic effect on ones ability to work.
Approximately 25% of Americans have some form of mental illness. Mental disorders can be just as crippling as physical impairments. Most people are familiar with Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) for physical impairments.
The Social Security Administration (SSA) offers Supplemental Security Income or SSI to disabled individuals who have never worked or do not qualify for Social Security disability benefits. SSI is available to those who are disabled under SSA guidelines.
Over the years, clients have come to Peña & Bromberg, PLC for assistance with applying for Social Security disability benefits. One question that is frequently raised is “should I apply for SSDI if my employer or an insurance...
Jonathan has assisted disabled individuals for over a decade. First as a paralegal at a disability office, and then as a solo practitioner. Jonathan’s office is supported by seven legal assistants and two clerks.
Jonathan was raised in the city of Sanger, California in Fresno County. His migrant parents instilled in him the notion that we all deserve compassion, decency, and the ability to live with dignity. His parents aimed to teach him the very common lesson in migrant communities: work hard and study even harder. Jonathan worked during the summers and winter vacations in the chili fields and grape vineyards.Read More →
Our Mission is to assist and serve the disabled in their pursuit of Social Security disability benefits with vigor and compassion.Read More →
We assist individuals at all levels of the process from the initial application all the way through US District Court, which no other local attorney does.Read More →
Our dedicated legal team understands that navigating government bureaucracies is a daunting challenge, and even moreso for those who are facing serious illnesses and injuries. We offer each client legal knowledge and compassion and a superior level of personal service.
By understanding your unique circumstances, we will guide you through the process of obtaining these vital disability benefits and make sure you get the medical care that you need. Regardless of whether you or a loved one is dealing with the burden of a physical impairment or psychiatric disability, we will offer you dignity and respect. By working with Peña & Bromberg, PLC, you will have peace of mind knowing that your interests will be protected.Read More →
When can a district court in Fresno, California reject the assessment of a treating provider? A recent district court decision considered this question. While the court’s decision provides guidance, a dedicated California Social Security Di...Read More →
While you may believe your symptoms are clearly disabling, there is a specific process a California administrative law judge must go through to determine whether you qualify for Social Security Disability benefits. An experienced attorney c...Read More →
Mr. Pena did an amazing job! I couldn't ask for anymore. He took care of every little detail for me.
Until I came to John there wasn't anyone, not my primary physician or even my social worker to have answers for me.
Mr. Pena is truly one of the hardest working attorneys I have ever met.
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