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We take cases on a contingency fee basis. This means that if there is no monetary recovery, you owe us nothing for our services. In most cases, KBG Injury Law will advance the expenses of the case and will wait to be reimbursed until the conclusion of the case.

There is no charge for your initial consultation with a KBG Injury Law personal injury attorney. This allows you to explore your options and determine whether moving forward with your case is the best decision for you on a risk-free basis. An initial consultation is the all-important first step to getting the results you deserve.

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Lemoyne, PA, Social Security Disability Lawyer

Many workers in Lemoyne have experienced the frustration of being injured on the job. Getting hurt at work can impact your ability to perform your job and make it more difficult to provide for your family and pay your bills. To address these problems, the Social Security Administration (SSA) makes two benefit options available to individuals:

  • Supplemental Security Income (SSI)
  • Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI)

These programs are open to people whose work injuries have kept them or will keep them off the job for at least a year. You cannot qualify with partial disabilities.

The application process for disability benefits can take up to two years, including appeals if your initial application is turned down. An experienced Social Security disability attorney in Lemoyne can guide you through the process to ensure you receive the benefits and assistance you deserve as soon as possible.

An experienced SSD attorney in Lemoyne can guide you through the process.

Who Qualifies for Social Security Disability?

The SSA has a long list of requirements applicants must meet to qualify for benefits. Some of the requirements state that you must:

  • Have a condition or injury on a qualifying SSA list
  • Receive a doctor’s diagnosis that your condition will last at least a year or is terminal
  • Take a Residual Functional Capacity and/or a Medical Vocational Analysis, which determine your ability to do a job
  • Be under the age when you qualify for SSA benefits
  • Earn less than $1,220 each month

You must also undergo periodic Continual Disability Reviews to ensure all these conditions remain in place. You will no longer be eligible for benefits if you start earning over $1,220 per month or your condition gets better.

Applying for Social Security Benefits

Applying for Social Security Benefits

You can apply for Social Security benefits online, or you can book an appointment with a local SSA office to fill out an application. There are also phone options available. We recommend going to the Harrisburg SSA office, which is the closest one to Lemoyne, or calling to fill out your application. While this is more time-consuming than filling out the online form, it can also improve your chances of filling everything out correctly and providing all the information needed on the application.

When you apply, you must present medical evidence that you qualify for Social Security benefits. This is critical for proving your case and will impact whether your benefits are approved. You should include:

  • Mental health records, if they are relevant
  • Lab test results
  • Notes from your doctor

Consult With a Social Security Disability Lawyer in Lemoyne

Applying for Social Security benefits is a challenging process. Your application may get rejected, in which case you will need to file an appeal. The case may draw out for months while you worry about providing for your family. Initial claims are often rejected, but an attorney can advise you on ways to stay organized and increase your chances of a successful application.

The attorneys at KBG Injury Law have a long history of providing excellent legal representation for people seeking disability benefits in Lemoyne and the surrounding areas. We know the law, and we can advise you on the best steps to take to get the results you deserve. Reach out to us today to set up a free initial consultation about your case.

To all current and prospective clients, please be advised that while we are open for business and working remotely, effective Tuesday March 17th, our offices will be closed to the public. All of our attorneys will continue to advocate for their clients and are available via telephone, email and/or videoconference. Our receptionist will continue to answer the phone and connect you with our attorneys and staff as needed. To our prospective clients, we are here for you to answer questions and to consult with free of charge as usual. Consultations can be conducted by telephone or videoconference. We hope everyone and their families are safe and sound during this unusual time. Please call or email us with any questions or concerns. Thank you!Contact Us
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