$1,200,000 for young child who suffered burns from an auto accident

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$24,035,211
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Why Hire Nicolet Law?

Get An Experienced Lawyer On Your Case

We’ve helped thousands of clients with a wide range of legal needs. Let us put the skills and experience we’ve gained along the way to work for you!

The Nicolet No Attorney Fee Guarantee

For injury and disability cases, the consult is completely free. If you hire us for these types of cases, you pay no attorney fee unless we win.

Bankruptcy Costs That Fit Your Budget

We offer free, no obligation initial consultations and affordable payment plans if you choose to hire us for your bankruptcy case.

We Focus On YOUR Goals

We help clients just like you get paid for pain and suffering, lost wages, medical bills, and property damage. We also help our clients wipe out debt, and get the disability and worker’s comp benefits they need.

Great Reputation And Many Satisfied Clients

We are highly-rated by our clients on all major review platforms. Leading legal publications have included us in prestigious lists such as “Top 40 Under 40” and “Rising Stars.”

Locations Near You

We have many easy-to-access offices throughout the region. Wisconsin and Minnesota locations are available for your convenience!

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Disability Benefits And Cancer

Cancer is a frightening diagnosis to receive. Not only are the disease and treatment difficult to bear, but the uncertainty that comes even with remission can be a heavy emotional burden. One would think that any diagnosis of cancer would be enough to automatically trigger Social Security Disability benefits, but unfortunately that is not the case and applications are often denied. However, our attorneys are skilled at getting applications approved and will significantly increase your chances of success. Nicolet Law Office, S.C. has served clients throughout Wisconsin for decades, and we are eager to serve you, too.

Consultations are always free.

Do I Really Need An Attorney?

The Social Security Administration (SSA) currently recognizes over 100 different varieties of cancer, each with their own set of criteria for what constitutes a disability. Some cancers are almost always approved for benefits, while others are less so. The rules governing disability are strict, numerous and change frequently.

If this sounds confusing, you’re right. That is why a skilled attorney can be so beneficial. By staying up to date on changes to eligibility criteria, we can suggest the best course of action to help you obtain the benefits you need.

Fast-Tracking Your Benefits Application

Some forms of cancer are severe enough that they receive special treatment from the SSA. The so-called “Compassionate Allowances” provision allows people with these kinds of cancer to have their applications fast-tracked, dramatically shortening the timeframe for approval. Our lawyers can determine whether you qualify for this abbreviated process.

What About Remission?

Does a person still get benefits even if they go into remission? Good question. The Social Security Administration follows what is known as the “Three Year Rule.” If you have been approved for benefits and your cancer later goes into complete remission, you can continue receiving benefits for three years. After that, the SSA does not consider you disabled and the benefits will stop.

Talk To Us About Your Cancer Diagnosis

Everyone’s cancer journey is different. To tell us about yours and discuss your options, please reach out through email, or else contact our attorneys by phone: 715-802-0872.

Our offices are conveniently located in Hudson, Eau Claire and throughout Wisconsin.