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Social Security Disability Lawyer in Morganton with a Track Record of Success1

Nearly 27% of adults in North Carolina have some kind of disability. Social Security Disability (SSD) benefits can be a lifesaver — but you need to fight for them. The majority of cases are denied initially. Every case is different, but we’ve helped many people obtain benefits after being denied.1

Looking for our Morganton office for a service other than SSD? We’re on your side.

Farrin Fast FAQs: Social Security Disability

What Is the Average SSD Payment?

Approximately $1,200. (But individual payments vary based solely on the amount worked and average earnings.)

Which Conditions Qualify You for Disability Benefits?

While certain injuries may be more likely to be approved for Disability benefits, any condition deemed serious enough may entitle an individual to benefits.

What Is the Cost of a Social Security Disability Lawyer in Morganton, NC?

The attorney’s fee in Morganton (and throughout the state) is generally 25% of any backpay, up to a maximum of $6,000.2

Does a Lawyer Help You Get Disability Benefits?

According to the U.S. G.A.O., having representation for your appeal hearing makes you about three times more likely to get approved.

How Do You Apply for SSD Benefits?

Most applicants for Disability benefits are denied multiple times. That doesn’t mean all those applicants aren’t disabled or that they’re trying to get benefits they may not be entitled to. What it means is that applying for benefits or appealing a denial are complex processes with many possible pitfalls.

Here are three options for applying:

  1. Do it online, at the Social Security Administration website
  2. By phone, at 1-800-772-1213
  3. With your local office

Contacting the Morganton Social Security Disability Office

The closest SSD office to Morganton can be reached at 1-888-877-1615. The office is located at:

1501 US Highway 321 NW
Hickory, NC 28601

Charlotte SSD Office Information

Phone: 1-888-383-1598

Address: Suite 100
2201 Coronation Blvd.
Charlotte, NC 28227

Do I Need a Lawyer to Apply?

Your fight for the benefits you may desperately need to help alleviate your suffering is unlikely to be a quick one. Having an experienced attorney to lead you through the maze and advocate on your behalf can put you in a better position and relieve a huge burden. Your focus should be on yourself and your family.

Some Disability Resources in North Carolina

Vocational Rehabilitation Services

Vocational Rehabilitation is a state program that helps those with physical, emotional, and other disabilities chart a path to finding, getting, and keeping a job. Customized services include career counseling, education and training, job placement assistance, and more.

North Carolina Assistive Technology Program

The state- and federally-funded program empowers those with disabilities by demonstrating devices, promoting access to technology, and offering short-term device loans.

Disability Rights North Carolina

Disability Rights North Carolina is a nonprofit organization and federal advocacy agency for North Carolina. It fights against discrimination, abuse, and other disability rights violations.

Why Choosing a James Scott Farrin Disability Attorney in Morganton Is a Good Idea

Several members of our SSD team have inside Social Security Disability knowledge from working for the Social Security Administration.

Rick Fleming, bilingual head of the department, is a North Carolina State Bar Board Certified Specialist in Social Security Disability Law. That makes him one of just 50 licensed in North Carolina. And that’s out of the more than 30,500 licensed attorneys practicing in the state.3

Your case is our cause. We fight hard for our clients, and we’re ready to fight for you.

But don’t take our word for it. Take theirs:

Meet Ralph M.

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Meet Lois S.

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Meet Harvey R.

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Can We Help You? Free Case Evaluation

Not only is the case evaluation free, we only get an attorney’s if we get you compensation.2 You don’t have to do this alone: Get help shouldering the burden with a Disability attorney in Morganton, NC.

Call 1-866-900-7078 or submit your free case evaluation request form. Someone is always on available to take your call.


3 Figure provided by the N.C. State Bar as of February 2021.

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