How to Appeal a Social Security Disability Claim Denial
DENIED SOCIAL SECURITY DISABILITY BENEFITS?
DON'T GIVE UP! YOU ARE NOT ALONE!

 


Only about 37% of initial Social Security disability claims are approved. Unfortunately many claims, if not most, are never appealed and the applicant loses all chance of receiving their monthly "cash in the bank." However, of the disability claims that are appealed and are heard before an Administrative Law Judge, the chances of winning reach about 50%, especially if the applicant wisely hires a Social Security disability lawyer to assist in preparing the paperwork, subpoenaing witnesses, questioning witnesses on the stand and more. A person filing for Social Security disability benefits bears the burden to show that they are disabled and a good Social Security disability lawyer can be a valuable asset during the fight. Fill out the form now for help from the Cochran Firm Disability Lawyers.

What to do to Appeal a Social Security Disability Claim Denial

Step 1

Wht to do if your Social Security disability claim has been deniedDetermine Why  Your SSDI or SSI Claim Was Denied

There are many reasons you may have been initially denied Social Security disability benefits. Read the denial letter carefully and it will provide you with the basis for denial of your Social Security benefit claim. Now you know the area in which you need to focus your appeal. Many times the application was not worded properly to impress upon the reviewer the need for benefits or perhaps your doctor did not send your medical records.

Considering the reason for denial written in the letter, can you still prove (in court if necessary) your need for benefits? If you are not sure or would like help please fill out the form on this page for a FREE evaluation of your claim by a Social Security disability lawyer.

What is the difference between a Disability Advocate and a Social Security Disability Lawyer?

Step 2

Click here for what you should do in Step Two of the Social Security disability denial appeals process.

 

What can a Social Security Disability Attorney do for You?

Most people file their initial application for disability benefits on their own or with the assistance of a friend or relative. Most initial applications are also denied. Many of the denied claims are never appealed, but all have the opportunity to do so. If you have been denied Social Security disability benefits a disability attorney can be a huge asset in helping you properly re-file your paperwork, wording it correctly, representing you before a court judge and more. They can even take your case to a Federal Court if needed. And the best part is, if you do not win your benefits, the Cochran Firm Disability Lawyers will not send you a fee!

The worse thing you can do is go it alone!

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Why Should You Trust the Cochran Firm Disability  Lawyers?

Our Social Security disability attorneys will take time with you to explain all of your options and make the process as easy as possible.

Be on a winning side- Our attorneys have been winning cases for our clients for over forty years.

You will have an experienced Social Security disability lawyer working on your disability case.

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