Social Security Disability Law
McNamara Phelan McSteen LLC, is located in Joliet, IL. Attorney Ron Fladhammer has over 20 years of experience representing individuals who have been denied Social Security Disability and Supplemental Security Income benefits.
Our office hosts one of the only video hearing location sites in the state of Illinois, so there is no need to travel to any other location to have your hearing held. Our success rate is outstanding, and if your case is not approved, there are no attorney fees.
McNamara Phelan McSteen have settled social security disability law cases in Will County, Cook County, Grundy, Kendall and Kankakee including but not limited to: Bolingbrook, Burr Ridge, Channahon, Chicago, Coal City, Downers Grove, Elmhurst, Elwood, Frankfort, Glen Ellyn, Homer Glen, Joliet, Kankakee, Lombard, Minooka, Morris, Naperville, New Lenox, Oakbrook, Orland Park, Plainfield, Romeoville, Shorewood, Tinley Park, Villa Park, and Wheaton, IL.
Social Security Disability Law News
A Social Security disability hearing can be a nerve-wracking experience, especially for those unfamiliar with the process. Depending on the Administrative Law Judge (ALJ), a hearing can be contentious and adversarial or relatively laid-back and easygoing. No matter...read more
A Social Security client of McNamara Phelan McSteen who was wrongly denied Social Security Disability Benefits settled his federal civil claim for an amount in excess of $70,000.00. The federal court found that the claimant should have been approved benefits as of his...read more
Social security hearings are designed to be much less formal than hearings in court. Although this is an informal hearing, there are a couple of procedures that are necessary to follow. All witnesses are required to testify under oath, so each individual who testifies...read more
You can collect disability benefits for both physical and mental medical impairments, but it can be more difficult to collect benefits for a mental illness than for a physical one. The reasons for this added difficulty arise partly from the nature of mental illness...read more
When determining disability, the Social Security Administration will first determine whether you can return to any of your past relevant work. “Relevant past work” is any work that you performed for three months or longer, had time to learn, and in which you earned...read more
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