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Timothy Cuddigan

10855 West Dodge Road
Omaha NE 68154
(402) 397-2000

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Law offices of Timothy Cuddigan

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Concentrating on Social Security Disability and SSI Claims and Appeals

Omaha, Nebraska, Social Security Disability Attorney

Social Security Disability/SSDI — Supplemental Security Income/SSI

If you have a physical or mental problem severe enough to keep you from working for a period of 12 months, you are already struggling with numerous challenges, which may include the loss of income, medical bills, pain and uncertainty about your future. You know that you can't work because of health problems. At a challenging time like this, you deserve assistance.

The Social Security Administration pays benefits to disabled individuals who are unable to work through two programs:

  • Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits, which are available to individuals who have "paid into" the Social Security fund for five of the last 10 years.
  • Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits, which are available to low income and low resource individuals who do not qualify for Social Security Disability (SSDI) benefits.

At the law firm of Timothy J. Cuddigan, we have represented individuals seeking Social Security Disability and Supplemental Security Income benefits exclusively since 1994. We are committed to providing effective Social Security Disability and Supplemental Security Income assistance. Social Security lawyer Tim Cuddigan's experiences include:

  • Representing thousands of clients in connection with disability claims
  • National and local speaker on Social Security law and medical challenges that involve disability claims, such as multiple sclerosis, spinal disorders and post-polio syndrome
  • Current board member of the National Organization of Social Security Claimants' Representatives (NOSSCR)
  • Representing veterans in disability compensation, the veterans disability appeals process and pension claims

Only attorneys can represent individuals seeking benefits from the initial filing all the way to the federal courts. In addition, Social Security regulations limit the payment that attorneys and others receive for claimant assistance. For legal assistance from an experienced attorney who has represented thousands of claimants, contact our firm.

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Timothy J. Cuddigan 
Omaha, Nebraska
phone 402-397-2000 (Local)
800-768-1469 (Firm's Toll-Free)
888-742-9114 (Mr. Cuddigan's Toll-Free)
fax (402) 397-0803
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Timothy J. Cuddigan has been an attorney since 1975, and has fought for the rights of injured clients since beginning his legal career. With over 30 years experience, he has developed successful case preparation, negotiation and trial strategies and has shared his knowledge with his colleagues by teaching seminars and classes. He has participated in several reported cases, Mr. Cuddigan is admitted to practice in Nebraska, the U.S. Court of Appeals 8th Circuit, the U.S. District Court District of Nebraska, and the U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims.

Mr. Cuddigan is a sustaining member of National Organization of Social Security Claimants' Representatives and has served as a member of the Board of Directors since 2004. He belongs to several professional organizations including the American Association for Justice and the Nebraska Association for Trial Attorneys, having acted as a Member of the Board of Directors from 1990-1998.  He is a sustaining member of the National Organization of Veterans Advocates. He has been active in community concerns as a Member of the Institutional Review Board of Creighton University from 1997 to 2006.

Mr. Cuddigan is an alum of Creighton University School of Law, where he earned his Juris Doctor in 1974. He also holds a Bachelor's in History from Creighton University.

Areas of Practice:
Social Security and SSI Claims
Veterans Benefits
Bar Admissions:
Nebraska, 1975
U.S. District Court District of Nebraska, 1975
U.S. Court of Appeals 8th Circuit, 1977
U.S. Court of Veterans Appeals, 1996
Education:
Creighton University School of Law, Omaha, Nebraska, 1974
J.D.

Creighton University, Omaha, Nebraska, 1971
B.A.
Major:  History

Representative Cases:
O'Leary v. Schweiker, 710 F.2d 1334 (8th Cir. 1982)
Surrell v. Willman, 16 F.Supp. 2d 1085 (D. Neb 1998)
Classes/Seminars Taught:
Cross-Examining Vocational Experts, Nebraska Continuing Legal Education, 1998

Psychological Consultative Examinations, Eighth Circuit Disability Conference, 1999

Planning Chair, Social Security Disability Seminar, Nebraska Continuing Education, 2000 - 2003

Planning Chair, Eighth Circuit Social Security Conference, Eighth Circuit Disability Conference, 2004 - Present

National Disability Conference Post Polio Sequelae, NOSSCR, 2006

National Disability Conference Multiple Sclerosis, NOSSCR, 2007

National Disability Conference Spine Disorders and Pain, NOSSCR, 2008 - Present

National Disability Conference Winning Drug Abuse and Alcoholism Cases (Maybe), NOSSCR, 2009

National Disability Conference Preparing Findings Integrated Templates, NOSSCR, 2009

Honors and Awards:
Advocate of the Year -National Multiple Sclerosis Society Nebraska Chapter, 2008

Professional Associations and Memberships:
National Organization of Social Security Claimant's Representatives, 1995 - Present
Sustaining Member

National Organization of Social Security Claimant's Representatives, 2004 - Present
Board of Directors

Nebraska Association of Trial Attorneys, 1990 - 1998
Board of Directors

National Organization of Veterans Advocates
Sustaining Member

American Association for Justice, 1975 - Present
member

Pro Bono Activities:
Creighton University Institutional Review Board, 1997 - 2006
National Alliance on Mental Illness- Nebraska Board of Directors, 2008 - Present

Contact Us
If you have questions regarding Social Security Disability/SSDI benefits, Supplemental Security Income/SSI benefits and veterans' benefits, contact us for a free evaluation. We are available for evening and weekend appointments and can travel to your home if you are unable to visit our offices. We are located near the Social Security district office in the Old Mill area in Omaha, right off of Dodge Street. To contact us, call (402) 397-2000 or (888) 742-9114.

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