Top Easton Social Security Disability Lawyers Near You

The Dolan Law Group

Social Security Disability Lawyer | Serving Easton, 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 Easton, PA

Free Consultation

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 Easton, 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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Easton 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 Easton 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.

Top Questions to Ask When Hiring an Attorney

  • How many years have you been practicing law? How long have you practiced law in the local area?
  • How many cases similar to mine have you handled in the past?
  • What is the likely outcome for my case?

In legal practice, experience matters. An experienced attorney will likely have handled issues similar to yours many, many times. Therefore, after listening to your situation, the attorney should have a reasonable idea of the time line for a case like yours and the likely resolution.

How to Prepare for Your Initial Consultation

Prepare for your consultation by writing down notes of your understanding of the case, jot down questions and concerns for the attorney, and gather your documents. Remember that you are trying to get a sense of whether the attorney has your trust and can help you address your legal issues. Questions should include how the attorney intends to resolve your issue, how many years he/she has been practicing law and specifically practicing in your area, as well as how many cases similar to yours the attorney has handled. It can also be helpful to broach the subject of fees so that you understand the likely cost and structure of your representation by a specific attorney and/or legal team.

Types of legal fees:

Bill by the hour: Many attorneys bill by the hour. How much an attorney bills you per hour will vary based on a number of factors. For instance, an attorney's hourly fee may fluctuate based on whether that hour is spent representing you in court or doing research on your case. Attorneys in one practice area may bill you more than attorneys in a different practice area.

Contingent fee: Some lawyers will accept payment via contingent fee. In this arrangement, the lawyer receives a percentage of the total monetary recovery if you win your lawsuit. In sum, the lawyer only gets paid if you win. Contingent fee agreements are limited to specific practice areas in civil law.

Flat fee: For "routine" legal work where the attorney generally knows the amount of time and resources necessary to complete the task, he/she may be willing to bill you a flat fee for services performed.

Common legal terms explained

Pro se - This Latin term refers to representing yourself in court instead of hiring professional legal counsel. Pro se representation can occur in either criminal or civil cases.

Statute - Refers to a law created by a legislative body. For example, the laws enacted by Congress are statutes.

Subject matter jurisdiction - Requirement that a particular court have authority to hear the claim based on the specific type of issue brought to the court. For example, the U.S. Bankruptcy Court only has subject matter jurisdiction over bankruptcy filings, therefore it does not have the authority to render binding judgment over other types of cases, such as divorce.

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