Merger Announcement
Bowman Disability Law and the O'Neil Disability Group are combining to form the O'Neil and Bowman Disability Group

Social Security Attorneys
Norfolk, VA,
Maryland, Washington, D.C. & North Carolina

We have represented thousands of disability claimants throughout the Mid-Atlantic region for over 29 years.

When you commit to your job daily, contributions to the Social Security System are a consistent responsibility. However, if disability strikes, making a livable wage can be challenging. In these pivotal times, it’s imperative you have a dependable safety net, ensuring both health and routine expenses are managed. This is the purpose behind Social Security Disability benefits, though accessing them might be a task.

At O’Neil and Bowman Disability Group, our Norfolk social security disability lawyers stand by your side, navigating the claims process. Erick Bowman and John O’Neil have 29 years of experience and proficiently assist with disability claims for Social Security. Their expertise as Norfolk and North Carolina social security disability lawyers has led to countless successful claims.

What are Disability Benefits?

Social Security Disability (SSD) serves as a financial cushion for those hindered by disabilities. Encompassing both Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI), it assures a fulfilling life for its beneficiaries. Whether you are filing for SSDI or SSI in Norfolk VA, North Carolina, or Washington DC, the O’Neil and Bowman Disability Group is here for you. Our trusted legal team ensures seamless representation during all stages of the application process.

Attorneys for SSDI Across the Mid-Atlantic Region

SSDI, backed by the Social Security System, offers financial assistance upon meeting specific disability criteria set by the SSA. You need to have adequate work credits, which are earned by consistently contributing to Social Security from your wages. Whether you’re looking for a social security attorney in North Carolina or Maryland, O’Neil and Bowman offer the knowledge and experience you need.

Lawyers for SSI in the Mid-Atlantic Region

SSI comes into the picture when SSDI isn’t applicable. This program helps people with low income and resources who are disabled, blind, or over 65 years old. It is funded by the U.S. treasury. With expertise as Washington DC social security disability lawyers, our firm ensures you get the financial support you deserve.


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Why Choose a Disability Attorney for Your Needs

Venturing into the Social Security Disability application process can feel like navigating a maze, primarily because a significant number of initial disability claims don't see the light of day. However, having a steadfast attorney by your side amplifies the likelihood of getting a nod of approval right off the bat.

Embarking on the journey for SSDI or even SSI in Washington DC and SSI in North Carolina might feel intimidating. But with the seasoned guidance of O’Neil and Bowman Disability Group, you're not alone in this. Every twist and turn, every form and documentation – we're here to simplify it all for you.

The SSA operates on a stringent set of criteria to determine disability. Any oversight or omission can be a direct ticket to a claim denial. When we assist with your application, we’ll ensure it's filled with every essential detail, bolstering your chances of securing the assistance you rightly seek.

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Most people aren’t accustomed to the stressful experience of appearing before a judge. However, doing so is part of the process of filing for disability benefits. Still, national disability firms rarely prepare clients for this step, and also fail to provide the personalized attention that O’Neil and Bowman Disability Group guarantees. When you reach out to our firm, you WILL connect with a lawyer before the date of your hearing. During the meeting, our Social Security attorney in Washington, D.C. will guide you through the application process and explain what your hearing will entail. We are confident in the results we can deliver, and we’re happy to support clients any way that we can, even those with more complex cases.

Why Partner With Our Team

Choosing to collaborate with our attorneys in Norfolk, Washington DC, and North Carolina ensures a seamless journey as you file a claim. We stand beside you through each stage – starting from the initial application, collating medical proofs, and even navigating the Appeals Council if the situation demands. Navigating disability claims can feel like an uphill battle, but our expertise stems from assisting countless individuals, helping them secure the essential financial backing they require.

What’s more, our Social Security Disability attorneys initiate our relationship with a FREE case evaluation. Unlike some, our lawyers engage in one-on-one conversations during these evaluations, moving away from impersonal automated systems. Keeping transparent and direct communication is a cornerstone of our practice. By understanding every nuance of your situation, we can offer the most tailored assistance.

Moreover, we’re not ones to shy away from challenges. We welcome intricate cases – those that other firms might hesitate to tackle, including those involving children.

Being focused on disability law, our firm is acutely aware of potential mobility constraints or transportation challenges our clients might face. Therefore, we are ever-ready to make the necessary accommodations.

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Experience & Compassion - How We Set Ourselves Apart from Other Disability Representatives

Clients who have spoken with other disability lawyers commonly voice concerns about the impersonal service they received. At O’Neil and Bowman Disability Group, our primary goal is to help our clients. We believe it’s essential to speak directly with the individuals seeking disability to fully understand the intricacies of their situations. We understand that people with complex cases are often the ones who need the most help.

We also know how hard it is to live with a disability and be unable to provide for yourself and your family. For over 29 years, the attorneys at O’Neil and Bowman Disability Group have remained dedicated to ensuring nothing gets in the way of the financial support our clients rightfully deserve.

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Your Local Legal Advocate

Our Mid-Atlantic Social Security Disability lawyers are prepared to meet with individuals seeking disability benefits throughout the region.

We offer free initial case evaluations at O’Neil and Bowman Disability Group. Our attorneys will answer any questions you have about the claims process and begin forming a strategy for your case.

We’re familiar with the areas of Virginia, North Carolina, Maryland, and Washington D.C. Therefore, local medical professionals, Social Security officers, and other individuals who may be able to assist with your application.

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