The residents of Erie, PA are entitled to disability benefits if they are out of work for at least a year due to a disability. An Erie disability attorney or advocate will be able to help you apply and get approved for benefits in an efficient manner. Currently, there are 5,372 pending cases at the Seven Fields Hearing office and the wait time is 374 days. As of December 2011, there were 10,115 individuals receiving SSDI benefits and 11,092 individuals receiving SSI benefits in Erie County.
An Erie disability claimant can either apply for disability online or at one of the local SSA offices near Erie, listed below:
717 State St
Erie, PA 16501
19063 Park Avenue Plaza
Meadville, PA 16335
Erie Disability Attorneys
While you can apply for disability on your own, it is recommended that you consult with an Erie disability attorney. Even the people who apply with an attorney are initially denied for disability and have to wait until their hearing to be approved.
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An Erie Social Security Disability lawyer will also handle disability claims in the following cities located in Erie County, Crawford County, and Warren County: Wesleyville, Lawrence Park, Phillipsville, Waterford, Wattsburg, McKeon, Avonia, Fairview, Edinboro, Mill Village, Union City, Elgin, Concord and Spartansburg and even Buffalo, NY.
If you have questions concerning the process of hiring an attorney in Erie or the necessary paperwork, you can contact the bar association listed below:
Erie County Bar Association
302 West 9th Street
Erie, PA 16502
Under extreme cases of financial need, it is possible to speed up the scheduling of your disability hearing. To have your hearing speed up, you will have to contact your local congressperson
Fill out the form below to speak with an Erie disability attorney for a free evaluation of your claim: