Top Bethlehem Social Security Disability Lawyers Near You

The Dolan Law Group

Social Security Disability Lawyer | Serving Bethlehem, PA

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610-709-6235

With years of experience handling Social Security Disability, we understand the issues you are facing. Click or call us today.

There are many facets of the law, and Dolan Law Office, LLC is ready to help you address issues in several of these fields. If you're in need of a lawyer, we encourage you to contact us to schedule an appointment with an attorney at our offices in either Pottstown or Reading. We are here to answer your questions, field your concerns, and guide you down the right …

Marzzacco Niven & Associates

Social Security Disability Lawyer | Serving Bethlehem, PA

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717-666-7174

A Former Judge Focused on Workers Compensation and Social Security Disability Cases.

For more than 25 years, our respected attorneys have been providing comprehensive legal services to people who have suffered an injury at work or who are living with a medical condition that will not allow them to maintain full-time employment. Our firm's entire practice is dedicated to matters involving Social Security Disability and Pennsylvania workers' …

Handler, Henning & Rosenberg, LLP

Social Security Disability Lawyer | Serving Bethlehem, PA

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Se Habla Español

717-205-2103

With over 93 years of service, Handler Henning & Rosenberg, LLP provides you the experience you need to best represent your injury case

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Bethlehem Social Security Disability Information

Do You Need Help With Social Security Disability?

Social security disability benefits are meant to help people who are unable to work due to a long-term disability. Unfortunately, proving your disability and eligibility for assistance can be complicated. It is best to contact a skilled Bethlehem social security disability lawyer to help you with this process.

Different Types of Social Security Disability Claims

There are several options for disabled people to receive assistance from the Social Security Administration. Individuals who have worked paid into the Social Security system may qualify for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI). These claims are often denied if not done properly.

There is also a federal income supplement program called SSI which is based on financial need and not on whether the person has worked or not. There are several other programs for disabled widows and widowers as well as disabled adult children.

How an Attorney Can Help

An attorney can often resolve your particular legal issue faster and better than trying to do it alone. A lawyer can help you navigate the legal system, while avoiding costly mistakes or procedural errors. You should seek out an attorney whose practice focuses on the area of law most relevant to your issue.

Tips on Approaching an Initial Attorney Consultation

  • Use the consultation as a means of gaining a better understanding of your legal situation.
  • Ask the attorney how many cases similar to yours he/she has handled. An attorney's experience and knowledge can speak to their expertise (or lack of) in addressing your situation.
  • Your attorney should be able to articulate roughly how long a case like yours will take to resolve and what sort of procedures to expect.
  • Determine how comfortable you are working with the lawyer and/or law firm.

How will an attorney charge me?

A reputable attorney will be very upfront about how he/she will charge you. The three most common fee structures that attorneys use to charge for their services are:

  • Bill by the hour
  • Contingent fee agreement
  • Flat fee agreement

Depending on your specific legal situation, it's possible that only one type of fee structure is available. For instance, criminal defense attorneys almost always bill by the hour. In a flat fee arrangement, an attorney accepts a one-time payment to help you resolve your issue. With a contingent fee agreement, the client pays little to nothing upfront and the attorney receives a percentage of the money recovered if you win your case.

Common legal terms explained

Affidavit - A sworn written statement made under oath. An affidavit is meant to be a supporting document to the court assisting in the verification of certain facts. An affidavit may or may not require notarization.

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