Emily G. Thomas is an associate attorney at Reiter & Walsh, P.C. Emily has focused her legal career on aiding clients with special needs and disabilities. Her first interaction between the law and injury occurred while in high school, when her mot...
Practice areas & skills: Social Security, Medical Malpractice, Birth Injury, Guardianship
Review: “He led me step by step with all the things I needed to do. I was the employee going against the employer/UIA.”
Practice areas & skills: Social Security, Contracts & Agreements, Employment & Labor, Business, Administrative Law
Social security law involves the intricacies of the American public benefits system that provides social security income. Social security is funded by taxes you pay when you are working. Once you stop working and meet the eligibility requirements, you receive monthly benefits. This occurs when you retire, have a recognized social security disability, or are the surviving spouse or child of a person entitled to social security. There are many social security laws and policies to determine eligibility, benefit amounts, and benefit duration. A social security lawyer can help if you are unfairly denied social security benefits, or if you feel the amount you receive is not enough.