If your claim for Social Security Disability (SSD) has been denied, you can appeal and have your case reviewed. You have sixty days from receipt of the denial to request an appeal.
At The Law Office of Mike Angel, my 20 years of experience has proven that the appeals process can be long and complex. Frequently, it can take up to a year or more to successfully navigate through the various levels of appeals. With the help of a diligent Arkansas social security disability benefits lawyer, the appeals process can be made easier and more successful.
The first step of your appeal is simply called “reconsideration”. As with each level, the reconsideration will review all of your information plus any additional information that is supplied. Many times claims have been filed by an individual without the assistance of a qualified attorney.
Unfortunately, the result can be incomplete or incorrect information being filed resulting in a claim being denied. There are three other levels of appeal of your case that I can pursue if reconsideration by the Social Security Administration is not successful.
It is important to know that in some cases, benefits you were receiving before the denial can be continued. I can explain what those situations are and how benefits may be paid while your appeal is ongoing. I also want you to know that if your appeal is successful at any level, you can get paid the past-due benefits you had been denied.
Appeals can be won by carefully reviewing what has been submitted thus far in close comparison to the requirements of the Social Security Administration guidelines for claims. At times, it can be as simple as insufficient medical documentation to prove the disability that you have.
I work with each client as an individual who deserves my best efforts. I know that your benefits are important to you and keep this foremost in mind as I work on your behalf.