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Axelrod & Gottlieb New York Disability Lawyers
What We Do


Disabled people seeking Social Security or SSI benefits are up against one of the world's toughest disability decision-makers. Social Security’s immense bureaucracy is notorious for its anti-claimant bias. Winning benefits is an uphill battle in which the you, the disabled person, are forced to shoulder the burden of proof.

Our firm practices exclusively in the area of Social Security and SSI disability law. We understand how to fight when Social Security denies your claim. With over 30 years of experience, we have represented successfully thousands of claimants unable to work because of physical or mental problems.

Personal help from an experienced lawyer

When you call us for help, an experienced Social Security/SSI disability lawyer will be assigned to personally handle every aspect of your case. The lawyer will meet with you for a free, no-obligation initial consultation. If you decide to choose us to help you, the lawyer will conduct legal and medical research, contact your doctors, write Social Security decision makers, and prepare and appear with you at your disability hearing or conference or in federal court.

No money up front, no fee unless you win

Our firm understands that people out of work because of disability seldom have money to retain needed legal help. For that reason we offer an initial free consultation and, should you choose us to represent you, we do not ask for an up front retainer fee. Our fees are paid on a contingency basis — that is, you only pay if you win, after you get your benefits. Fees generally are 25% of any retroactive money you receive when you win. No fees are owed from ongoing monthly benefits.



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