Brockton Social Security Attorney or Advocate

Brockton (Plymouth County) residents who are unable to work due to a disabling condition are often faced with extreme financial hardship. In you are faced with a similar situation, you can turn to Brockton social security attorneys and advocates for help. These attorneys are familiar with the necessary paperwork and will keep track of important deadlines to make sure that the Social Security Administration (SSA) properly evaluates your claim.

You may file an application for disability online or at a local SSA office. A few options are listed below:

30 Christy's Drive

Brockton, MA 02301

Tel: (508) 427-5386

106 Pleasant St

Attleboro, MA 02703

Tel: 508-226-2710

One Edgewater Drive
Suite 102

Norwood, MA 0206

Hiring a Brockton Disability Attorney

The first thing that a Brockton disability attorney will do is help you determine whether you should apply for SSDI or SSI benefits. As of December 2011, the SSA reported that there were 14,665 people receiving SSDI benefits and 9,568 were receiving SSI benefits in Plymouth County.

More information about hiring an attorney can be found here or by contacting your local bar association:

Plymouth County Bar Association
144 Main St
Brockton, MA 02301

A Brockton social security disability lawyer will also handle case in the following cities/towns:

  • Abington
  • Holbrook
  • Stoughton
  • Randolph
  • Rockland
  • Bridgewater
  • Easton
  • Canton
  • Sharon
  • Braintree
  • Weymouth
  • Fall River

To speak with a local disability attorney or advocate, fill out a free disability review today.

Brockton Disability Hearings

All Brockton disability applicants will have to travel to the Boston ODAR (Office of Disability Adjudication and Review) for their disability hearing. You will only have to attend a disability hearing if your claim was denied at both the initial and reconsideration stages.

As of March 2013, there were 5,925 claimants still waiting for a hearing with the Boston ODAR and the average wait time to have a new hearing scheduled is approximately 350. In extreme circumstances, the SSA has been known to speed up the hearing process. To see if this is a possibility for you, please contact your congressman:

Stephen Lynch
155 West Elm Street
Suite 200
Brockton, MA 02301
Phone: (508) 586-5555

From October 2012 until January 2013, the Boston ODAR:

  • Had a total of 2052 cases scheduled and 79.6% of them have either been approved or denied thus far
  • Had 12 judges assigned to hear the cases and they were able to resolve about 1.7 hearings per day each
  • Had 15% of the hearings held via video conferencing

Your Brockton disability attorney will be familiar with the judges at the Boston Office. Thus, it will be in your interest to hire an attorney prior to attending your hearing.

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