Pennsylvania Social Security Disability Lawyers

 

Recognized as Rising Stars by the Pennsylvania Super Lawyers publication, Judson B. Perry and Queena S. Baumbach have years of experience as Social Security Disability lawyers. We understand the needs of our clients and strive to treat each one with the compassion and respect they deserve.

If you have received an initial denial of Social Security Disability or SSI benefits, our Pennsylvania Social Security Disability lawyers can help you by filing an appeal to take your case before a Social Security Judge. We will obtain all of the necessary medical evidence and submit them to the Judge at no cost to you.

Often, receiving a favorable judgment requires retaining the services of an attorney who knows Social Security Disability law. A qualified lawyer can ensure that all documents are filed correctly and the appropriate medical evidence is submitted on your behalf.

For years, the attorneys at Perry & Baumbach, P.C., have been representing clients Social Security cases. We know the law, and we will work to ensure your claim is filed properly and your interests are properly represented.

Important Facts about Social Security Disability:
  1. As a general proposition, a person must be incapable of engaging in substantial gainful employment activity on a regular and sustained basis in order to qualify for benefits. That is, a person must be incapable of performing any type of work, including light duty, on a full-time basis.
  2. Children can qualify for SSI benefits as well. Social Security has special rules regarding children’s eligibility for benefits. Perry & Baumbach, P.C., is one of the few firms that handle children’s SSI cases in the central Pennsylvania area.
  3. You can initially apply on your own by contacting or visiting your local Social Security office, or you can apply online at www.ssa.gov. You can also retain Perry & Baumbach, P.C., to assist you with filing most Social Security applications.
  4. Approximately 65% of people are denied on their initial application. You should not be discouraged if you receive a Denial. If you receive a Denial, contact Perry & Baumbach, P.C., for help in filing an appeal.
  5. Once an appeal is filed, it takes approximately 12 to 14 months for a hearing to be scheduled. During this time, we obtain all of the necessary medical evidence to get your case ready for a hearing.
  6. At the hearing, we will provide the Judge with our legal, medical, and factual arguments regarding why we believe you should be granted benefits.
  7. You do not pay an attorney fee unless we win.

These are just a few important facts that you might encounter when dealing with a Social Security disability or SSI case. The law is very complicated, and it can be quite confusing. While you are certainly free to attempt to handle your case on your own, you may find it beneficial to retain a qualified Pennsylvania lawyer who focuses on Social Security Disability and SSI law to help you. Please call Perry & Baumbach, P.C., today for a free consultation.