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Appealing Your SSD Claims Denial

Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana disability lawyers

The Social Security Administration (SSA) often denies first-time submissions of Social Security Disability (SSD) claims, necessitating appeal. Founded in 1972, Young, Reverman & Mazzei Co., L.P.A. improves your chance of immediate approval by filing thorough, well-documented claims. If your claim is denied, we strategically approach each appeal stage to give you the greatest likelihood of success.

Information you should know about SSA appeals

Consult a qualified SSD lawyer as soon as the SSA notifies you about its denial of your claim. You typically have only 60 days from the date you receive your letter of denial to file your appeal. Our team assesses your original filing to determine how we can build a stronger argument. Our attorneys gather additional evidence to prove your case and we organize a comprehensive appeal package to bolster your claim. Throughout the process, we answer your questions and provide you with the support you need.

Stages of SSD appeal

We handle each stage of your SSD appeal until we obtain a just decision in your case.

  • Reconsideration — Our diligent lawyers request that a person who did not participate in the first decision review your file and we submit new evidence that supports your position.
  • Hearing before an administrative law judge — At a hearing before an administrative law judge, we have the opportunity to present new evidence, clarify important information and present expert testimony. If the hearing location is too far for you to travel, we can often arrange for you to appear via video conferencing.
  • Review by the Social Security Appeals Council — The Appeals Council either reviews your file or sends it back to the administrative law judge for further review. It can also deny your request, in which case we seek relief in federal court.
  • Federal court review — If you have not received your rightful benefits, we file a lawsuit in federal court.

Consult experienced Cincinnati SSD lawyers

To learn more about your rights to benefits if you have a disability, call Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana disability law firm of Young, Reverman & Mazzei Co., L.P.A. at 513.721.1200 or toll-free at 800.721.1678, or contact us online to schedule your free initial telephone consultation.

We represent clients throughout Hamilton, Butler, Warren and Clermont counties. We also represent clients located across the river in Covington and Newport, Kentucky and across the border in Lawrenceburg, Indiana and in cities along the Interstate 75 and Interstate 71 corridors — including Lexington, Louisville, Florence, Dayton, Monroe, Middletown and Wilmington.