Looking for a Disability Attorney in PA?
A serious injury, illness or other impairment can have a profound effect on your ability to support yourself and your family. The Social Security system was established to ensure everyone has resources available to them when times get tough. However, applying for disability benefits can be a difficult process. Unless you already understand the complex rules and regulations, it may be necessary to seek outside counsel. If you’ve been considering applying for disability benefits in Norristown, Philadelphia, or elsewhere in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland and beyond, a lawyer who knows the system may be a vital ally.
About Our Disability Lawyers
When you need an SSI or SSD disability law services in Pennsylvania and surrounding areas, contact the law office of Lisa M. Ritacco first. Her team has over ten years of experience serving clients from Philadelphia to Harrisburg and beyond. If you are one of the 65 percent of claimants denied benefits on their initial application, experienced disability lawyers help you strengthen your claim. Ritacco Disability Law provides a range of services, from ascertaining which medical records need to be obtained to representing you at an appeal hearing. Whether you are in Chester County, Reading, York County, Norristown, Bucks County or elsewhere in PA, our disability attorneys can present a case on your behalf, and may be able to help you get the benefits you deserve!
Legal Help With Social Security Benefits
The first step in applying for benefits is to determine which program you qualify under. If you have previously worked and paid into the Social Security system through payroll taxes you will likely qualify for SSDI, or Social Security Disability Insurance. People with a limited prior work history may apply to the Supplemental Security Income program, or SSI. Eligibility is based on need rather than prior payroll tax contributions. In the Philadelphia, PA area Social Security disability lawyer Lisa M. Ritacco may be able to help you gather the evidence you need to increase your chances of success. If you’ve been previously denied benefits, our team of disability advocates will walk you through the steps necessary to begin the appeal process.
Attorney Lisa Ritacco
Lisa M. Ritacco is an attorney licensed to practice disability law in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. She has focused her practice on handling Social Security disability claims for over ten years and has successfully represented claimants both nationwide and throughout Norristown, Chester county, Philadelphia, PA and the surrounding region. Disability advocate Ritacco earned her law degree from Temple University Beasley School of Law, having received distinguished performance in both trial and oral advocacy. She earned her undergraduate degree, magna cum laude, from York College of Pennsylvania with a Bachelors degree in both Management and Behavioral Science. Attorney Ritacco is a member of NOSSCR (National Organization of Social Security Claimants’ Representatives) and the Delaware County Bar Association. In addition to her busy practice, Ms. Ritacco volunteers her time with the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. If your claim was denied or if you have questions about filing a claim, a disability claims lawyer can provide you with the legal guidance you need. So whether you need a Social Security disability lawyer in Media, Lancaster, Reading, Norristown or Philadelphia, Bucks County, or Chester County, PA or Cherry Hill, NJ, call toll-free at 1-877-459-4799 or fill out the contact form below. Your initial consultation is FREE, and we do not collect attorney fees unless we prevail.