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Handler, Henning & Rosenberg, LLP.
Carolyn Anner

1300 Linglestown Road
Harrisburg PA 17110
(717) 238-2000

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Handler, Henning & Rosenberg, LLP.

As attorneys specializing in Social Security Disability claims in Harrisburg, Lancaster, York, Hanover and Carlisle, if you have been hurt and can no longer work, the attorneys at Handler, Henning & Rosenberg, LLP are experienced lawyers practicing law for over 84 years in the Harrisburg, Lancaster, York, Hanover and Carlisle, Pennsylvania areas and are here to help you with your Social Security Disability claim.

Social Security Disability Attorneys in Pennsylvania

We are more than Social Security Disability Attorneys, we are a firm with an expansive team of legal professionals. Our winning team of attorneys handle all areas of accident injury, medical malpractice, defective products, birth injuries, trucking accidents and Social Security Disability cases in the Pennsylvania area.

Pennsylvania Social Security Disability -

Pennsylvania Social Security disability benefits are paid only to workers who have long-term impairments that preclude any gainful work, regardless of whether the disability arose on or off the job. By law, the benefits are paid only to workers who are unable to engage in any substantial gainful activity by reason of a medically determinable physical or mental impairment that is expected to last at least a year or result in death. The injury or condition has to be severe enough that the worker is not only unable to do his or her previous work but is also unable to do any other type of substantial gainful work. Social Security disability benefits begin after a 5-month waiting period.

The amount of benefits in Pennsylvania and Nationwide that Social Security paid in wage-replacement benefits to disabled workers and their dependents in 2002 was nearly twice the amount of cash benefits paid under workers’ compensation—$65.6 billion compared with $29.2 billion. Employer and employee each pay 5.3 percent of wages for Social Security’s Old-Age and Survivors Insurance and 0.9 percent for Disability Insurance. Thus, the total paid for Disability Insurance is 1.8 percent of taxable wages.

Harrisburg, Pennsylvania Social Security Disability

In December 2003, about 7.6 million beneficiaries (workers and dependents) received Social Security Disability Insurance benefits. Of those beneficiaries, about 1.3 million, or about 17 percent, had some connection to workers’ compensation or public disability benefits.

This connection includes those who:

  • received workers’ compensation or public disability benefits,
  • had received workers’ compensation or public disability benefits in the past,
  • received a lump-sum settlement in lieu of periodic benefits, or
  • had claims pending for workers’ compensation or public disability benefits. Of those with a connection to workers’ compensation or public disability benefits,
  • about 1 million were disabled workers, and about 240,000 were dependents;
  • about three-fourths were connected to workers’ compensation and one-fourth to other public disability benefits
  • 53 percent of disabled workers had a pending connection or claim, and 47 percent had a prior connection.

    The percentage of Social Security Disability Insurance beneficiaries with a connection to workers’ compensation or public disability benefits varies by state of residence, in part because workers’ compensation programs vary, as do rules for coverage of public employees under Social Security and alternative public disability benefits.

    How to handle your Social Security Disability Claim

    In Pennsylvania , if you have worked and paid Social Security taxes for five out of the last 10 years, and are now totally disabled due to illness or injury, you may qualify for Social Security Disability (SSD) benefits.

    To be eligible for Social Security benefits in Pennsylvania your condition must be one that will last, or is expected to last, 12 months or longer or end in death. Second, you must able to prove to the Social Security Administration (SSA) that you cannot perform your former job or any other type of work now that you are disabled.

    Call the Law Offices of Handler, Henning & Rosenberg, LLP for a consultation at 1-800-422-2224 if you have any questions about your Social Security Disability case.

    Please Call: 717-238-2000


  • Social Secuirty Attorney

    Carolyn M. Anner       
    BIO / INFORMATION:

    Born:
    Glen Cove, New York

    Education:
    Jacob D. Fuchsburg Law Center of Touro College, J.D., 1991
    Adelphi University, M.B.A., 1990
    Molloy College, B.S.N., 1984

    Bar Admission:
    Pennsylvania, 1991
    U.S. District Court, Middle District of PA, 1992
    U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit, 1994
    New York Bar, 1999

    Member:
    Central Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association
    Dauphin County Bar Association
    Pennsylvania Bar Association
    Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association

    Other:
    Licensed RN in Pennsylvania and New York

    Practice Areas:
    Social Security Disability, Workers' Compensation, Medical Malpractice 
     


    Please Call: 717-238-2000

    Please Call: 717-238-2000


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