Frequently Asked Questions
Am I eligible for Social Security Disability (SSD) or Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits?
There are a number of qualifying factors that may make you eligible for SSD or SSI, including the following examples:
- You are not able to work
- You have a physical or mental disability
- Your disability will last at least 12 months or may result in death
How soon should I contact an attorney?
It is wise to contact an attorney as early as possible. Your initial consultation is completely free so schedule it as soon as possible.
Are my children eligible for benefits?
You and your dependent children may be eligible for thousands of dollars in past benefits. We can provide you with more information during your free initial consultation.
How do I know my claim will be approved?
Unfortunately, claims are not always approved. However, having professional legal representation on your side will ensure you have a strong case. We will work hard so that your legal rights are respected and will appropriately represent your case throughout the court hearing process.
What are the legal fees?
The legal fees are based on a percentage of recovery. There is no charge for an initial consultation to discuss the specifics of your case.
Are you a member of any professional organizations?
Robert A. Whitlow is a proud member of the Workers’ Compensation Section of the North Carolina Academy of Trial Lawyers and the National Organization of Social Security Claimants’ Representatives.