Osterhout Berger Disability Law, focuses on representing clients who are seeking Social Security Disability (SSD), Short Term and Long Term Disability benefits. Additionally, the firm is one of three in the nation licensed in Federal District Courts in all 50 states. Karl Osterhout, Lindsay Osterhout and Erik Berger lead a team of top-notch attorneys and paralegals dedicated to fighting for the disabled. With offices in both Pittsburgh, PA and Jacksonville, FL, Osterhout Berger handles claims across most of the Eastern Seaboard. Over the past several decades, Osterhout Berger Disability Law has helped more than 30,000 people receive the benefits they deserve.
A native of western Pennsylvania, Lindsay always knew she wanted to be involved in an area of law that helped others. She began her work helping individuals with disabilities while still in law school. As a student she participated in the University of Pittsburgh, School of Law Disability Law Clinic. The clinic allowed her to represent disability claimants in front of Social Security under the supervision of her professor. Additionally, while in law school, she worked at Berger and Green, a local firm supporting attorneys who handled disability claims. Following graduation, Lindsay continued her work at the firm for two years and began representing claimants once admitted into practice. She joined the practice with Karl Osterhout in 2007 and became a partner of the Osterhout Disability Law in 2010.
For the past 30 years, Richard Grabow has represented countless clients whose injuries have either temporarily or permanently prevented a return to work, including those who are compelled to apply for Social Security Disability. One of the focus areas of Richard's practice is representing the seriously injured worker who is applying for Disability and coordinating the seamless transition from Workman's Compensation to Disability in a manner most advantageous to the client. Richard is also a member of Sokolove Law, a nationwide Law Firm representing the interests of disabled individuals. Richard is Sokolove Law's representative for all Social Security Disability claims arising in Connecticut, and a member of its advisory panel. Richard has appeared and practiced in all of the State Courts of Connecticut, the local hearing offices in Hartford, New Haven and Springfield of the Social Security Administration, and in various probate and administrative courts. He also practices in the District Courts of Connecticut and has appealed in the 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals.