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The Cost of Hiring a Social Security Lawyer in Birmingham

Birmingham Social Security Disability Lawyers

Are you concerned about whether or not you can afford the professional and legal counsel of a Social Security attorney before filing your disability or social security claim case? At the Law Offices of Eric A. Shore in Birmingham, the process is affordable and something you should look into before venturing down a long legal road. In many cases, you will have no upfront fees when hiring legal representation from our office. Here is what you can expect regarding the costs when enlisting the services of our professional disability claim lawyers.

Upfront Contingencies

Before you can file your SSA claim, you will be required to sign a waiver that allows the office to pay your disability attorney directly should you be awarded any case benefits. This means if your Social Security or disability claim is approved, your legal fees will not become your financial burden. You can move forward after the process has begun, knowing you will be relieved of the cost of hiring a disability lawyer.

Past Due Benefits: How a Social Security Attorney Gets Paid

If you win your disability claim case, your lawyer will be reimbursed through what is known as “back pay.” Essentially, “back pay” is the retroactive balance of the financial benefits you are entitled to from the beginning of the injury or filing of the financial claim to the date of the reward. Once your case has been approved, your disability attorney will collect a maximum of 25 percent of the amount of back pay, up to $6,000.

Why Did My Attorney Ask for Upfront Fees?

Because there is an extensive process in the filing and waiting to progress on your Social Security case, some attorneys will request nominal upfront fees before taking on legal proceedings. Again, once your case has been awarded and approved, the SSA office will be obligated to pay all attorneys fees.

Why Should I Hire a Professional from the Law Offices of Eric A. Shore in Birmingham?

Whether or not you agree to any upfront filing fees, it is always in your best interest to seek professional advice when dealing with the permanence of any long-term disability or Social Security claim in Birmingham. Your entire future might be dependent upon the outcome of your unique case. No matter if the case is an accidental injury, a recently diagnosed illness or a condition you have been suffering from for a long time, you owe it to yourself and your future to find out if there are any benefits to which you might be entitled. You can cut through all of that red tape and learn more about the process and your potential approval by contacting our attorneys. We can guide you through the process toward a successful outcome.

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*Attorneys at the Law Offices of Eric A. Shore handle Social Security Disability (SSD) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) claims throughout the United States. Personal Injury, Workers' Compensation and other types of cases are only handled in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Maryland.

National Headquarters are located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, but we serve Social Security claimants in many communities throughout the United States including: New York, Miami, Tampa, Los Angeles, San Diego, San Francisco, Dallas, San Antonio, Boston, Buffalo, Brooklyn, Newark, and Pennsauken.

The information you obtain at this site is not, nor is it intended to be, legal advice. You should consult an attorney for advice regarding your individual situation. We invite you to contact us and welcome your calls, letters and electronic mail. Contacting us does not create an attorney-client relationship. Please do not send any confidential information to us until such time as an attorney-client relationship has been established. An attorney-client relationship is formed when the attorney and client both execute a retainer agreement.

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