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Raleigh Disability Lawyer

Are you applying for disability benefits? Or has your initial application been denied? The Raleigh disability lawyers at Riddle & Brantley may be able to help.

With nearly 200 years of combined legal experience, our disability attorneys fight tirelessly for people with disabilities in Raleigh and throughout North Carolina.

Our team is led by a Board-Certified Specialist in Social Security Disability law, whose experience and performance on a rigorous exam have been recognized by the North Carolina Bar Association.

For a FREE consultation with an experienced Raleigh disability lawyer, please call 1-800-525-7111 or complete the short online form.

The consultation is free and there are no upfront costs or attorney fees unless we win your case and you receive disability benefits.

Call 1-800-525-7111 today and let’s talk.

“We’re committed to fighting for justice and compensation for North Carolinians with disabilities.” -Gene Riddle

Why Hire a Disability Lawyer?

More than 60 percent of disability applications are initially denied, and the appeals process can be complicated, time-consuming and stressful.

A Raleigh Social Security disability lawyer can help.

Studies show that 60 percent of those who hire a disability attorney are approved for benefits, as opposed to just 34 percent of those who do not.

You should consider hiring a disability lawyer if you want the best possible chance of getting Social Security disability benefits.

At Riddle & Brantley, we have a Board-Certified Specialist in Social Security Disability law on staff who can manage all aspects of your case, whether you are a first-time applicant or have been denied.

A Raleigh disability lawyer can help by:

  • Assisting in filing your application for SSD benefits
  • Filing a Request for Reconsideration if you are denied
  • Assisting you in communicating with the Social Security Administration (SSA)
  • Filing a Request for Hearing before an Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) if your claim is denied at the Reconsideration level
  • Collecting treatment records from your doctors and medical providers
  • Seeking doctor letters and Residual Functional Capacity evaluation forms to support your application or appeal
  • Cross-examining witnesses at your hearing
  • Arguing the merits of your claim before the judge
  • Gathering any records requested during your hearing
  • Appealing your case to the federal courts if your judge improperly denies you benefits
  • And much more…

For a FREE case review with a Raleigh disability attorney, please call 1-800-525-7111 or complete the short form below.

There is no obligation, and you won’t pay a dime in attorney fees unless we get you Social Security disability benefits.

Call 1-800-525-7111 for a free consultation today.

We’re proud of the many favorable decisions we’ve obtained for North Carolinians with disabilities and invite you to review what our clients are saying about working with Riddle & Brantley’s Raleigh disability lawyers:

“They handled my case not only with expert knowledge but with caring and understanding.” -D. Montague

Who qualifies for disability benefits?

The Social Security Administration uses five questions to determine whether or not a person qualifies for disability benefits:

Are you working?

A person cannot earn more than $1,180 per month in wages in order to qualify for SSD benefits.

How severe is your condition?

The SSA evaluates whether or not your condition significantly interferes with work-related activities in determining whether or not you qualify for benefits.

Is your disability on the SSA list of disabling conditions?

The Social Security Administration has a list of conditions that automatically qualify a person for benefits if they meet other criteria. You can view the list of disabling conditions on the SSA website.

Can you do the same work? 

If your disabling condition prevents you from doing the same type of work that you have performed during the past 15 years, you may qualify for benefits if you meet other criteria.

Can you do any other type of work?

In order to qualify, your condition must prevent you from transitioning to other suitable work using your remaining abilities (“residual functional capacity”)

If you meet these criteria and are interested in applying for disability benefits or appealing a denial, talk with a Raleigh disability lawyer today.

For a FREE consultation, call 1-800-525-7111.

Raleigh Disability Lawyers - Riddle & BrantleyThere is no obligation and because we work on a contingency basis, you will only pay attorney fees if we get your application approved and you receive disability benefits.

Call 1-800-525-7111 today to speak with a Board-Certified Social Security Disability Specialist.

Are you applying for disability? Or has your application been denied?

Getting approved for Social Security disability benefits can be time-consuming and stressful. A Raleigh disability lawyer can help.

Our attorneys are led by a Board-Certified Specialist in Social Security Disability law, and we’re proud to fight hard for people with disabilities in North Carolina.

“You deserve justice.” -Gene Riddle

For a FREE consultation with an experienced Raleigh disability attorney, please call 1-800-525-7111 or complete the short form below.

There are no attorney fees unless your disability application is approved.

Call 1-800-525-7111 and let’s discuss your case.

Justice Counts.