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Wilmington Disability Lawyer

Our disability lawyers represent clients living in the Wilmington (North Carolina) area who cannot work due to injury, illness, or a disease or disabling condition.

If that describes you, you may be entitled to Social Security Disability benefits, and our disability attorneys may be able to help you get them.

For a FREE consultation with a disability lawyer experienced helping clients in Wilmington NC, please call 1-800-525-7111 or complete the short form below.

Disability Lawyer with Experience in Wilmington North Carolina - Riddle & BrantleyThe consultation is free and you won’t pay any attorney fees unless we win your case and you receive disability benefits from the government.

Call 1-800-525-7111 for a free case review with a North Carolina disability attorney familiar with Wilmington today.

We can help you whether this is your first time applying, or if you’ve previously been turned down because the Social Security Administration has not yet concluded that your problems are severe enough to keep you from working.

Our North Carolina Social Security disability team of lawyers, paralegals, and case managers may be able to help, whether you live in Wilmington, Wrightsville Beach, Carolina Beach, Leyland, or anywhere else in Southeastern North Carolina.

Board-Certified Social Security Disability Lawyer

The Disability Law Practice section of our firm is devoted to helping residents of Wilmington (and all North Carolina) obtain all the benefits (Social Security Disability, Veterans Disability, and private short- and long-term disability insurance) to which they are entitled.

Our attorneys and support staff have decades of experience in this very specialized are of the law. Our disability team includes a North Carolina State Board-Certified Specialist in Social Security Disability law (Attorney Scott Scurfield) who has over 30 years of experience representing clients in a wide range of settings.

For the past nine years, Scurfield has led the Riddle & Brantley disability team in representing clients who are seeking or have been denied their Social Security Disability benefits.

Scott has attended thousands of hearings before Administrative Law Judges and VA disability judges and examiners. He sat for and passed the rigorous certification exam established by the State Bar so that clients can know that he has the knowledge and experience to help them navigate the disability system.

For a FREE consultation with a Board-Certified SSD Specialist committed to helping people with disabilities in Wilmington, please call 1-800-525-7111.

We would love to help if we can. There are no upfront costs or attorney fees unless we win your case and you receive disability benefits.

Please call 1-800-525-7111 today and let’s talk. You can also complete the short and easy form below if you prefer.

Scott is also approved by the Veterans Administration to help honorably discharged military veterans obtain compensation for injuries (physical and mental) connected to their time of service. If that describes your situation, he may be able to assist you with your VA Disability claim.  He and his team have helped many of our military veteran clients — including many in the Wilmington NC area — establish, or increase, their VA Disability ratings.

For a FREE consultation with a Board-Certified Specialist in Social Security disability law, please call 1-800-525-7111.

You can also complete the short form below if you prefer.

As always, there are no upfront costs. Our initial consultation is always free.  And unless we win your case and you receive disability benefits, you won’t pay any attorney fees.

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

We believe all North Carolinians deserve justice and we’re committed to seeking disability benefits for our deserving clients.

Why hire a disability lawyer with experience in Wilmington?

If your physical or mental disabilities prevent you from working, you may want to talk to a lawyer with experience handling disability claims in the Wilmington, North Carolina area.

The lawyers in our firm have nearly 200 years of combined legal experience representing North Carolinians. We can serve you throughout North Carolina from our offices in Jacksonville, Goldsboro, Greenville, Kinston, Raleigh and Durham. Consultations are available in Kinston, Greenville and Durham by appointment only, and we can even come to you if it’s more convenient.

Social Security Disability and VA Disability cases can be complex. Strong claims with good supporting evidence often get denied at the first, initial level. Our experienced disability attorneys may be able to help increase the chances that your claim is approved, whether you live in Wilmington, Wrightsville Beach, Carolina Beach, Leyland, or anywhere else in North Carolina.

Once you hire us to help with your claim, our disability team can:

  • Assist you in completing your Initial Application for Social Security Disability benefits
  • File a Request for Reconsideration if your application is initially denied
  • Help respond to requests and correspondence from the SSA
  • File a Request for Hearing before an Administrative Law Judge (“ALJ”) if your claim is first denied
  • Request and collect records from your medical providers
  • Seek letters and evaluation forms from your doctors to help support your claim
  • Highlight important records to the judge who hears your case
  • Cross-examine witnesses
  • Argue the merits of your claim to the ALJ
  • Appeal your case to the Appeals Council or even file a lawsuit in federal district court if your judge improperly denies you benefits
  • And much, much more…

***Remember, if your Social Security disability claim has been denied, you still have options.

Please call 1-800-525-7111 to speak with a disability lawyer with experience in Wilmington today. 

There is no obligation and there are no upfront costs or attorney fees unless we win your case and you receive benefits.

Call 1-800-525-7111 or complete the short form below for a free case review.

All North Carolinians deserve justice and we would love to help if we can.

Improving Your Chances of Approval

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 can help.

According to a recent survey, only 34 percent of those who did not hire an attorney were ultimately approved for benefits, but 60 percent of those who did hire a lawyer were.

If you’re serious about receiving disability benefits, you should consider hiring an attorney with experience representing clients in Wilmington and southeastern North Carolina.

“A Board-Certified Specialist knows the system very well and can help increase the chances that you receive disability benefits.”

-Scott Scurfield, attorney and Social Security Disability Specialist

Talk with a Board-Certified Social Security Disability Specialist about your case today: please call 1-800-525-7111 or complete the form below for a free consultation.

There is no obligation and you only pay attorney fees if we win your case and you receive disability benefits.

Riddle & Brantley - Disability Attorneys Serving Wilmington NCOur disability lawyers have been serving people with disabilities in Wilmington and throughout North Carolina for more than three decades.

We believe Justice Counts and are determined to fight for benefits for people with disabilities.

Whether you have yet to apply or you’ve been denied, a Social Security disability attorney with experience in Wilmington can help determine your best legal path forward.

Call 1-800-525-7111 for a FREE consultation and let’s talk.

You may be entitled to benefits, and one of our attorneys would love to help if we can.

What Our Clients Are Saying

At Riddle & Brantley, we’re proud of our record securing justice for our deserving clients. But successful judgments aren’t the only measure of our success.

We invite you to review what our clients are saying about working with our attorneys:

“It was nice to see Riddle & Brantley put me and my needs first.” -R. Colley

“They treated my case very professionally, with respect from beginning to end.” -Joseph W.

“I would recommend Riddle & Brantley to anyone who needs help with disability.”

-B. Fields

Disability Lawyers Serving Wilmington, NC and all of North Carolina

Since 1985, Riddle & Brantley’s disability attorneys have been serving clients in Wilmington and throughout North Carolina.

We strive to offer excellent client service and we pride ourselves on fighting tirelessly to get people with disabilities the benefits they deserve. We have convenient offices in Jacksonville and elsewhere in North Carolina and can even come to you if it’s more convenient.

For a FREE consultation with a disability lawyer helping clients in Wilmington, please call 1-800-525-7111.

There are no upfront costs or attorney fees. You only pay if we win your case and you receive Social Security disability benefits.

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

Justice Counts.