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Is there a difference between a disability lawyer and a

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Is there a difference between a disability lawyer and a regular lawyer?

Lawyer's Assistant: Because laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?

Mass

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I do have a regular lawyer right now for something I been working on for 4 years he's great but don't know if I need a different lawyer for ss

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Disability lawyer handles only such matters and is a specialist as opposed to a generalist.martindale.com and findlaw.com are both excellent lookup directories. Both highly rated. Both used by lawyers. Easy to search and find local options.Please let me know if the reply is acceptable by responding “yes” or “acceptable”
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Customer reply replied 5 months ago
could you explain a little more would I stand a chance of loosing if I took a regular lawyer?
Customer reply replied 5 months ago
please respond.
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Good afternoon,

Different legal expert here as I see you have opted out your previous legal expert, and I have opted in.

Having handled many, many disability cases, I can tell you that much like any other area of law (criminal, family, real estate, etc) it is specialized and there is a lot of know. A disability attorney who works solely in this area of practice may be more familiar with what it takes to get a case approved or win a case in front of an administrative law judge at a hearing, if it comes to it, versus an attorney who does not handle these types of cases as the main focus of their practice, and may not be as skilled at it.

Please let me know if I may clarify anything or provide you with additional information.

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Customer reply replied 5 months ago
thank you that helped a lot. :)

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