If your application for Social Security Disability (SSD) benefits has been turned down, you are not alone and you do not have to give up. As many as 70 percent of all initial applications for SSD benefits are rejected. Even applicants who have obvious disabilities and financial need may receive a “Notice of Disapproved Claim” from the Social Security Administration.
The Illinois Social Security Disability appeals lawyers at Disparti Law Group, P.A., are ready to take on your case – fight the government for your benefits – at any stage in the SSD application and appeals process. Please contact us now so we can provide you with a free initial consultation and claim evaluation. Simply call us toll-free at 866-837-6013 or fill out our online contact form.
We are proud to have more than 30 years of experience handling Social Security Disability claims. Our Illinois SSD appeals attorneys serve clients in Chicago, Aurora, Naperville, Elgin, Waukegan, Buffalo Grove, Rockford, Champaign-Urbana, and all across Illinois and the United States.
You need not fight the government alone. For your benefit and the benefit of your family, allow us to put our decades of experience and knowledge to work for you.
Appealing an SSD Benefits Decision
The complexities of the process for obtaining Social Security Disability (SSD) benefits are meant to enable the program to cover all of the many needs, circumstances and conditions likely to be found among the American people. Unfortunately they have resulted in a confusing process that often hurts the very people the program is meant to help.
If you have been denied benefits under Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI), Supplemental Security Income (SSI) or other SSD programs, it may not mean you cannot obtain benefits. The Social Security Administration (SSA) says that once you have received a “Notice of Disapproved Claim,” you are free to appeal the decision.
The SSA’s website says that “there are four possible steps in the disability appeals process,” which “must be completed in order.” They include:
- Reconsideration, for which you have to complete a Request for Reconsideration and an Appeal Disability Report.
- Hearing, for which you complete a Request for Hearing by Administrative Law Judge and an Appeal Disability Report.
- Appeals Council Review, which requires you to complete a Request for Review of Decision/Order of Administrative Law Judge.
- District Court Case, for which you must have an attorney who must file a case against Social Security in District Court.
Clearly, though any of the four steps above may result in a positive decision concerning your application, appealing an SSD benefits program decision is no simple matter. Such a process would be particularly daunting for someone who is not only unfamiliar with the process but also disabled and in need of financial assistance, as SSD applicants surely are.
If a disability means you, your spouse or your child cannot earn an income, the last thing you need is an ongoing fight with the Social Security Administration over benefits. The Chicago Social Security Disability appeals attorneys of the Disparti Law Group can take on your SSD benefits appeal for you or assist you at any stage of your SSD application.
We can make sure that you have all the required materials and assist you in completing the SSA’s various forms. And we will stand beside you until a proper decision is rendered. Our experience in representing SSD claims applicants has enabled us to successfully secure benefits for disabled clients throughout the Chicago area and Illinois.
Contact Our Chicago Social Security Disability Appeals Attorneys Now
The Disparti Law Group, P.A., has experienced Social Security Disability appeals attorneys who are proud to have helped disabled people in Illinois obtain regular disability insurance and other disability benefits for more than 30 years. Whether you are in Chicago, Aurora, Crystal Lake, Joliet, Champaign-Urbana, Evanston, Oak Lawn, Wheaton, Bolingbrook or elsewhere in Illinois, one of our Illinois SSD appeals attorneys is ready to answer any questions you may have.
Contact an experienced Chicago Social Security Disability appeals lawyer at the Disparti Law Group, P.A., today. Call toll free at 866-837-6013 or use our online contact form. Your initial consultation is free of charge. If we handle your case, we will represent you on a contingency-fee basis. We receive payment only if we obtain benefits for you. Call today so we can get started.