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Denied Claims Can Be Appealed — Turn to Our SOCIAL SECURITY DISABILITY LAWYERS
Don't be intimidated by the process or the governmental agencies. More than 70 percent of all initial Social Security Disability claims are denied Don't give up! We know how to deal with this issue.
An important step is for you to connect with a Social Security Disability attorney. An attorney at Peake & Fowler Law Firm, P.A. can help you with your claim so you can get continuing and past due payments, whether you are seeking SSD or Supplemental Security Income.
Reasons for Denied Social Security Claims
The Social Security Administration may use any of a number of reasons to deny your claim. Here are a few common reasons:
- You did not provide sufficient medical proof
- Your impairment is not considered severe
- Your impairment is a result of alcohol or drug addiction
- Your impairment is not expected to last more than one year
- You are able to perform your usual type of work
- You are able to perform another type of work
- You did not take prescribed medicine as directed
- You returned to while application is pending
The government may claim that you also made a mistake on the application. Remember, don't give up! We have successfully helped people win their appeals.
If you are denied your claim, you will need to appeal before an administrative law judge at a Social Security Disability hearing. It's important not to lose hope during the appeal, or reconsideration. Three out of four people who file an appeal end up receiving their benefits.
When you have an attorney by your side who understands the process, there's no guarantee you will win your claim, but you may improve your chances of success. A good lawyer can make sure there are no mistakes on your application, the proper documentation is obtained and all deadlines are met.
How to Proceed After a Denied Claim
An experienced attorney can help you complete the paperwork required after your claim has been denied. Many South Carolinians who apply for benefits or file an appeal following a denial do not properly complete the paperwork, or do not submit their forms on time, which is within 60 days of the denial notice.
It can be frustrating, given that the average person waits about 499 days for a hearing after a claim is denied. You may also be denied again after the date of your hearing has been set. You will have to start over again. Right now, there are about 750,000 cases waiting to be heard. There is no question that the Social Security Disability system is backlogged.
Before you give up, call the aggressive attorneys at Peake & Fowler Law Firm, P.A. today. We often find ways to improve or correct the formal claim, and we can also assist you through the entire appeal process.
Contact a Social Security Disability Lawyer with Our Firm — We Can Help With Your Denied Claim
At Peake & Fowler Law Firm, P.A., an experienced SSD lawyer can fight for your rights after a denied claim. Contact our firm today for SSI guidance. Our lawyers help people throughout South Carolina. Call 1-800-WIN-WIN-1 or (803) 788-4370 today. Your initial consultation is absolutely free.
Peake & Fowler. We're on your side.