Social Security Disability benefits are vital to millions of people.
If you are injured or facing an illness, Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits are vital to making ends meet and getting back on your feet. For those with permanent disabilities, SSDI benefits can be lifesaving.
But navigating the process of getting approved for SSDI benefits isn’t easy.
The majority of first-time Social Security Disability claims are denied.
Anyone who has worked long enough to earn the necessary work credits and is medically unable to work qualifies for SSDI. But not everyone gets their application accepted. In fact, up to 70% of initial SSDI claims are denied nationwide.
This is because SSDI can be an incredibly complicated process to navigate. As a Social Security Disability lawyer Memphis has trusted for decades, I’ve heard a lot of complaints about the disability program. And it’s true the program has its faults. But with an experienced lawyer on your team, it’s not impossible.
Here’s why SSDI claims are denied.
SSDI is determined by how able you are to perform your work. It can be difficult to be approved for SSDI for an injury that’s tough to prove, such as a back injury. Other common reasons claims are denied include:
- Lack of proper medical records
- You’ve been denied SSDI previously
- Failure to follow the doctor’s orders
- You make too much money
- Failure to cooperate with the Social Security Administration (SSA)
Luckily, if you move quickly, you can still get approved. You have 60 days to appeal your claim once you’ve been denied.
But if you applied on your own and were denied the first time, don’t make the same mistake with your appeal. Working with a seasoned SSDI lawyer with a proven track record will give you the best chance of success with your appeal.
Appealing SSDI claims requires an experienced lawyer, and you can speak to one today for FREE.
If you’re appealing SSDI claims, you need an experienced social security disability lawyer. I’m proud to say that my team at Darrell Castle & Associates has helped people successfully appeal their claims for decades.
If you’ve never applied for SSDI before, we can help you there, too. Our lawyers will work with you to build the strongest case possible and help you receive benefits the first time around.
Social Security laws are complex and often require a lot of work and patience. If you have questions about your appeal, you shouldn’t wait to get in touch with a lawyer who will fight hard on your behalf.
Call us today at 901-327-1212 or contact us online for a free appointment, absolutely no strings attached.
I also encourage you to download our free report, Your Survival Guide to the Disability Appeals Process. This free report explains the appeals process, how to choose a lawyer and how much it will cost.