What are the advantages and disadvantages of using a lawyer for your Social Security Disability case?

Disadvantages:

If you win you must pay a fee to the lawyer.

But if you lose you owe nothing to the attorney.

Even if you win the fee is small in comparison to what you win.

The fee is limited to 25 percent or $6,000 of your back benefits, whatever is the smaller amount.

There is no fee on the monthly check you receive for the rest of your life.

Advantages:

A Social Security Lawyer knows what Social Security is looking for in your case.

A Social Security Lawyer knows what questions the Judge is going to ask you at your hearing.

A Social Security Attorney knows what questions to ask the Vocational Expert.

A Social Security Attorney knows what information you need to prove your case.

Questions about your Social Security case? Feel free to call Illinois Social Security Lawyer Dirk May at 309-827-4371.

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