If you are between the ages of 50 and 65 years and suffer from a disability that prevents you from working, you may be eligible for Social Security Disability benefits
Why Was My SSDI Claim Denied?
If you have recently been denied Social Security Disability Insurance benefits, you may be asking yourself why. There are many reasons why SSDI applications are denied which include financial resources, work history, and medical condition or disability.
Availability to Work
Another factor that you must consider is that your disability must prevent you from working for at least 12 months or be terminal. If you are expected to be out of work less than 12 months, then your application for benefits will most likely be denied. If your disability meets this requirement, you may also be eligible for a separate and expedited program, called Compassionate Allowances. This program is different from the SSDI and SSI and may be able to be approved in as little as a few weeks, provided that you have medical evidence to show the severity of your case.
Options After an Application Denial
If your application has been denied because of any of the above and you feel like you still qualify for benefits, you can follow the Appeals Process. While the process of appealing is challenging and at times stressful, your chances of receiving benefits after a rejection are better during the hearing phase. The results of your hearing can take up to sixty, so it’s important to stay positive and be patient with the process.
A Social Security Attorney Can Help with the Appeals Process
SocialSecurityDisabilty.com can help
SocialSecurityDisability.com is your legal resource center for learning more about Social Secuirty Disability, the application process and helping to answer any questions you may have about benefits. If you still have questions, or would like to further discuss your claim, fill out our form and you will be contacted by a local SSD attorney to go over the specifics of your claim and your options.