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Answers to frequently asked questions

If you have a disability, you probably have many questions about your rights to benefits under Social Security programs. Founded in 1972, Young, Reverman & Mazzei Co., L.P.A. has helped disabled individuals for four decades. Read the responses to frequently asked questions and then contact our Cincinnati Social Security Disability lawyers to learn more about your individual case. Our Cincinnati SSI and disability attorneys are ready to help.

Learn more about disability law from Cincinnati 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.


How do I know if my condition is considered a disability by the Social Security Administration?

To be considered a disability by the SSA, your condition must interfere with work-related activities and either be included on the administration’s listing of impairments or prevent you from performing the work you did previously. In addition, you must show that you cannot adjust to other types of occupations because of your age, education, work history and skill set.

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Should I be surprised that my claim was denied?

Denials are very common, but can often be resolved on appeal.

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If my SSI or SSD claim is denied, do I have any options?

Yes, you can request that the SSA reconsider your claim. If the claim is denied at the reconsideration stage, you can file for a hearing before an administrative law judge, then a review by the Social Security Appeals Council, and ultimately a federal court review, if necessary.

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What should I do if my disability claim is denied?

You should promptly file your appeal. A qualified Social Security Administration lawyer can assist you in presenting the best appeal possible.

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Is there a deadline for filing an appeal of an unjustly denied claim?

The deadline for filing an appeal is usually 60 days from the date you receive your notice of denial.

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What types of benefits am I eligible to receive?

You may be eligible for Social Security Disability (SSD), Supplemental Security Income (SSI), survivor benefits, family benefits or Medicare.

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How can a Social Security attorney help me?

An SSA lawyer can help you file a thorough, well-documented claim, appeal a denial and file a lawsuit in federal court, if necessary.

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Where can I learn more about applying for Social Security Disability benefits or appealing my denied claim?

For assistance in obtaining the maximum benefits to which you are eligible, consult Young, Reverman & Mazzei Co., L.P.A. at 513.721.1200 or toll-free at 800.721.1678, or contact us online. We will explain your options during a no-obligation, free telephone consultation.

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