If your Social Security Disability claim goes to a hearing before an administrative law judge in Indianapolis, your chance of winning benefits is about 51 percent, according to 2016 statistics from the Social Security Administration.
Across Indiana as a whole, the approval rate is about 47 percent at the hearing level.
Indianapolis has the nearest Office of Disability Adjudication and Review to Johnson County.
At the Law Office of J. Frank Hanley II in Indianapolis, we pride ourselves on giving the residents of Johnson County who appeal their cases every opportunity to make it into that successful top half of claimants.
Franklin is the county seat of Johnson County, to the south of Indianapolis.
Johnson County has a population of about 150,000 people, according to U.S. Census data for 2015. The Census said about 6.5 percent of the residents under age 65 have a disability.
Top employers in Johnson County include retail trade, hospitality and government.