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Manhattan Social Security Disability (SSD) Attorney

Assisting individuals with Social Security Disability Benefit matters throughout New York City and surrounding areas.

Social Security Disability Eligibility

  1. If you are no longer capable of working or have been unable to work for a period lasting (or which you expect to last) longer than one year; and
  2. If you have (a) worked a minimum of 5 years during the 10 years preceeding your disability and (b) paid into the Social Security System during that period; and
  3. If you became unable to work before the age of 65.


Social Security Disability Benefits are an entitlement providing monthly payments throughout your disability and, can be permanent. Your spouse and children may also be eligible for auxiliary benefits. In addition, after 24 months, beneficiaries are entitled to full Medicare benefits at a nominal rate. Maximum benefits are approximately $2,500.00 per month with an additional $1,200.00 total for auxiliary beneficiaries.

Our Law Firm's Services Include:

  1. Ongoing in-office or telephone consultations;
  2. Review of medical records and physician narratives;
  3. Any necessary letters to, or discussions with, doctors;
  4. Recommending physicians and/or medical specialists;
  5. Assistance and advice with the completion of complex and often deceptive forms and questionnaires;
  6. Informing the Social Security Administration that you are represented by counsel, curtailing further or annoying inquiries directly from Social Security employees;
  7. Preparation before and representation at any interviews with adjudication officers and/or hearings before a federal Administrative Law Judge;
  8. Cross examination of any expert witnesses;
  9. Research of the law in regard to specific legal issues;
  10. Assistance in the procurement of auxiliary benefits for family members;
  11. Attorney appearances at all hearings, cross examination of any adverse witnesses or experts;
  12. The preparation and filing of any necessary administrative appeals;
  13. Federal District Court appeals in deserving cases on a contingency fee basis with expenses, filing and service fees paid by the claimant; and
  14. Telephone costs, local travel expenses, letters, secretarial expenses, copying and mailings are all included in a nominal initial expense fee.

Our Services do not Include:

Medical expenses, court costs, filing or service fees, expert witnesses, transcript fees and/or other necessary disbursements are the responsibility of the client.

Our Fees:

There is no charge for telephone or in-person consultations. During these consultations we are happy to provide our opinion with respect to your claim. If you request our assistance and we agree to represent you, then:

  1. We are paid only if we are successful in obtaining you Social Security Disability Benefits;
  2. We are paid only a portion of back money awarded to you. We limit our fee to the lesser of $6,000.00 or 25% of retroactive benefits(or other amount authorized by the Social Security Administration) awarded in cases  which do not require appeals beyond the Appeals Council stage.

If you believe you may be eligible for this benefit, please call us.

Our New York Social Security Disability Benefits law firm handles the following injuries and illnesses for disabled workers:

If you or someone you know suffers with a condition that prevents them from working, please call Seelig Law for advice and a free consultation on assistance with eligibility and application for Social Security Disability Benefits.

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