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Social security disability options

by | May 17, 2016 | Firm News

It is hard to have no choice but to file for social security disability. If you are in that situation, you need to make sure that you are doing it right. Most people believe that once they are denied benefits in their first try, their chances are over. However, this is not the case.

When you receive a letter from Social Security Disability denying your case, there is an option to appeal for a re-consideration of your case. Your time to apply for a re-consideration is generally 60 days. During the re-consideration stage, your case will be reviewed once again and a determination will be made.

If you are denied during the re-consideration stage, you have 60 days to appeal to go to a hearing. The hearing is heard by an Administrative Law Judge. During this hearing you will have to present extensive medical record evidence to prove that your medical conditions are disabling and prevent you from obtaining a job. In addition, you will have to answer questions to the judge as to how your medical conditions make it impossible for you to work.

It is really important that you seek the assistance of a lawyer if you have been denied social security benefits. An attorney is able to gather all the evidence for you and submit to the Social Security Administration.

Remember, you do not have to pay upfront fees for an attorney to assist you. Attorney’s fees will be deducted from your back pay, if there is any.

So, don’t hesitate to contact Hysenlika Law Firm at 813-563-4470, for all your social security disability questions. We can help answer all your questions.