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Philadelphia
Social Security
Disability Lawyers

Leventhal Sutton and Gornstein are Philadelphia Social Security Disability lawyers with a well-deserved reputation for excellence in the field of Social Security Disability and SSI law for adults and children.

The firm has an “AV” rating from Martindale-Hubbell, a rating which is given only to lawyers who have the highest legal ability and ethical standards. The Philadelphia Social Security Disability lawyers at Leventhal Sutton & Gornstein have represented thousands of people before Social Security, and have litigated more than 750 Social Security Disability and SSI cases in the federal courts over three decades of practice.

We are well known for our success in appeals, and have taken great pride in winning cases that other lawyers have given up as hopeless after multiple denials.

We are tenacious, and we fight for the Social Security Disability and SSI benefits you are entitled to receive under the law.

One of our attorneys is a former President and current member of the Board of the National Organization of Social Security Claimants’ Representatives, and has repeatedly testified before Congress about changes in Social Security Disability law. Our attorneys are regularly asked to be course planners and faculty for the Pennsylvania Bar Institute and have presented seminars on Social Security Disability law throughout the United States

Practice Areas

Because of our years of successful work as Philadelphia Social Security Disability lawyers, doctors and therapists refer their patients to us, other lawyers refer their clients to us, and former clients refer their friends and family members to us for help in dealing with Social Security Disability. We are proud of the reputation we have built over many years of service to our clients.

Social Security Disability
Disability Insurance Benefits
Supplemental Security Income (SSI)
SSI for Children
Widow's Disability Benefits
Disabled Adult Child Benefits
Do you have any questions? Call Toll Free 800-889-6101 or Free Case Evaluation

Our Success
Stories

My attorney at LS&G went the extra mile...

Diane V. had a long and productive career as an administrator before she became unable to work due to a combination of severe arthritis, fibromyalgia and depression.

Although she was approved to receive private long-term disability benefits by her insurance company, Social Security was much more difficult for her to obtain. Before she came to Leventhal Sutton & Gornstein, she had two hearings with two different Administrative Law Judges, both of whom turned down her claim and required her to file appeals.

When her lawyer at Leventhal Sutton and Gornstein started to work on her second appeal, it was discovered that Social Security had lost Diane’s entire medical file. As a result, she and her attorney were forced to reorder all of her medical records from over fifteen different providers in different cities going back ten years in order to reconstruct her file for Social Security. Once this was accomplished, Diane had a third hearing…

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My attorney at LS&G never gave up...

Steven T. was a young man with a great career as a skilled tile setter until he was injured in two work incidents and a motor vehicle accident. Imaging studies of his cervical and thoracic spine showed that he had multilevel disc disease with stenosis and radiculopathy, and he was no longer able to work in his profession or in any full-time job due to severe pain and inability to use his hands and arms. The evidence showed that Steve had multiple falls, and was barely able to play with his infant son.

Despite the evidence, however, an Administrative Law Judge denied Steve’s claim, and his attorney at Leventhal Sutton & Gornstein had to file a civil action against Social Security in the United States District Court. Based on his attorney’s brief, the Court reversed the decision and sent Steve’s case back to Social Security for another hearing. Unfortunately, the same Administrative Law Judge denied his claim once again. Steve’s attorney wrote another brief to the Appeals Council, which reversed the decision to deny his claim and sent the case back for another hearing before a different Administrative Law Judge…

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You can expect
excellent service

Our staff are friendly
and courteous
You will be represented
by an attorney during your
entire case
We will help you complete the lengthy paperwork needed to file your application
We represent you at your hearing, where we present your testimony and cross-examine medical and vocational experts
We can file an appeal to the Appeals Council if your case is denied at the hearing
We have the experience to appeal your case all the way to federal court, if necessary
Once you are approved, we make sure you receive all the benefits to which you’re entitled.
Do you have any questions? Call Toll Free 800-889-6101 or Free Case Evaluation