Many people wonder if they really need the help of a disability lawyer to obtain their Social Security benefits.
You May Not Need a Disability Lawyer
There are some cases where we advise potential clients that we believe they have a good chance of being approved at the initial level of their claim and that they do not need to hire an attorney unless they are denied. For example, someone who is terminally ill who has been told that they have less than a year to live is likely to get approved quickly.
However, in most cases we do recommend that you hire a disability lawyer to represent you. Social Security is a government run program that has many complicated rules and regulations. There are many forms to complete and critical deadlines that must be met to keep your claim active. At Lunn & Forro, PLLC, we help you navigate your way through the government red tape so that you can focus on your health and you family.
One of the most important and most frequently asked question is how much does it cost to hire a disability attorney?
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You gave Social Security Disability all the information they asked for and agreed to a medical exam, but your disability claim was still denied. It
Lawyer fees in Social Security cases are contingent. So the short answer is that it costs you nothing up front to hire a lawyer at
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Whenever a disability lawyer withdraws from a case, either on their own or at their client’s request, they must decide whether or not to waive
When people are faced with applying for Social Security disability benefits, many wonder if it is worthwhile to hire an attorney. After a life-altering disability
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