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New Bern Disability Lawyer

Are you considering filing for disability benefits in New Bern, North Carolina? Perhaps you’ve already applied and been denied. If so, you are not alone.  Most people are denied at first. The disability lawyers at Riddle & Brantley have experience in New Bern and may be able to help.

Disability Lawyers with Experience in New Bern NC - Riddle & BrantleyWe have more than three decades of experience fighting for people with disabilities in New Bern as well as throughout North Carolina.

Call 1-800-525-7111 for a FREE consultation with a disability lawyer serving New Bern, North Carolina.

There is no obligation and there are no upfront costs or attorney fees unless we win your case and get you the disability benefits you need and deserve.

Call 1-800-525-7111 today or complete the short form below.

Riddle & Brantley can navigate your disability claim through SSA hearing and, if necessary, federal court, helping you fight for the benefits you deserve.

There are never any upfront fees and we don’t get paid unless we win your case.

“I would not have won my case without the help from my team at Riddle & Brantley.”

-John S., disability client

Here is how Riddle & Brantley can help:

  • We can help you with your initial claim or an appeal if you are denied.
  • We will make sure if you are owed backpay, you get the maximum amount.
  • We are here to make sure the claim process runs as easily and flawlessly as possible.
  • We don’t collect a fee unless we win your case.

Please fill out the form below or call us at 1-800-525-7111. 

Let us help you.  You may be entitled to benefits and one of the disability lawyers at Riddle & Brantley will be happy to talk with you and discuss your concerns. We have experience in New Bern and our attorneys have been practicing law in North Carolina for almost 200 years collectively.

We will weigh all facts and let you know if we think you have a case.  We will stand by you throughout the entire process if you decide to hire us.

How can a disability attorney with experience in New Bern help?

Every case is different and whether or not you are approved for disability benefits depends on the specific circumstances of your situation, but a disability lawyer serving New Bern can help.

A recent survey shows only 34 percent of people who did not hire an attorney were ultimately approved for benefits. However, 60 percent of those who did hire a lawyer were approved.

This is a considerable difference.

Disability Law Firm Serving New Bern and Eastern NC - Riddle & BrantleyRiddle and Brantley is committed to North Carolinians with disabilities and even has an NC State Board-Certified Specialist in Social Security Disability to help you win your benefits.

Many North Carolina disability judges are getting tougher. The SSA system is getting tougher. It’s extremely difficult, especially for a younger individual, to get approved for Social Security disability benefits.

Having an attorney on your side can increase your odds for a favorable outcome.

Attorney Scott Scurfield is a Board-Certified Specialist in SSD and is the leader of the disability law team for Riddle & Brantley. Scurfield earned his Juris Doctor degree from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law and has been fighting for people with disabilities — including many in the New Bern area — for decades.

How does the process work?

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) protects employees and applicants from discrimination in all aspects of employment. It also protects employees from retaliation when they seek to exercise their rights under the law.

The first step is to contact a Riddle & Brantley disability lawyer for a free consultation.

We have a convenient office in Jacksonville and frequently represent clients in New Bern and elsewhere in eastern North Carolina. We’ll even come to you if it’s more convenient.

Once the application process begins, you will talk to one of our paralegals or case managers to gather the information we need. We will then look at your case and determine whether we think you have a case for Social Security disability benefits.

We will gather information, including your medical records, evaluation forms and supporting letters from doctors, and provide that to the Social Security Administration and try to get you on track for a hearing as soon as possible.

In some cases, we can request an expedited hearing if the medical situation is very serious and life-threatening.

For a FREE consultation with a disability lawyer helping clients in New Bern and eastern North Carolina, please call 1-800-525-7111 or complete the form below.

The consultation is free and there are no attorney fees unless we win your case.

Can I handle this myself?

You’re not required to hire an attorney to help you seek disability benefits.

However, if you try to handle your Social Security disability case yourself, you’re statistically less likely to be approved.

It is worth considering hiring an experienced disability attorney to help you.

“To those people who are trying to get their disability, I hope they will look to Riddle & Brantley for help.”

-B. Fields

You may need help in gathering the right medical records and getting them properly submitted to the Social Security Administration. Also, you will probably want help navigating the system.

Right now, the wait time to get to a hearing is approaching two years and getting worse.

Remember, the fewer missed steps you make along the way, the shorter your wait time to get in front of a judge. Please give us a call at 800-525-7111 or fill out the short form below.

One of our disability attorneys with experience in New Bern can consult with you and advise you on your case.

Call 1-800-525-7111 and let’s talk.

We’re here, and we’re ready to help. Justice Counts for you and your loved ones.

What kinds of disabilities are eligible for benefits?

The Social Security Administration has listed the types of impairments which would legally classify an individual as disabled. Of course, once one or more of these conditions has been identified, an individual must complete the application process in order to seek approval to begin receiving these benefits.

Impairments covered by disability benefits include but are not necessarily limited to:

  • Respiratory system problems
  • Cardiovascular system problems
  • Digestive system problems
  • Genitourinary impairments
  • Hematological disorders
  • Skin disorders
  • Endocrine disorders
  • Congenital disorders that affect multiple body parts or systems
  • Neurological disorders
  • Mental disorders
  • Malignant neoplastic diseases
  • Immune system disorders
  • Special senses and speech problems
  • Musculoskeletal system disorders

NC Disability Attorneys - Riddle & BrantleyOur disability lawyers are always ready to assist you and anyone who may be suffering from one or more of these conditions and falls under the eligibility criteria.

To learn more and to find out if you may be eligible for Social Security disability, please contact us to speak with a disability lawyer experienced with cases in New Bern and eastern North Carolina.

Please call us at 1-800-525-7111 or fill out the quick form below for a FREE consultation with a disability attorney helping clients in New Bern.

There is never an obligation and we are always glad to meet with you and review your circumstances.

We will let you know if we think you have a case.

Justice Counts for you and your loved ones.

Please contact us today at 1-800-525-7111.