What to do after being denied disability benefits

Did you apply for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and get denied? Are you feeling frustrated and anxious about your future? Take a deep breath because there is still hope.

In fact, the Social Security Administration (SSA) reports that while an average of 70 percent of applicants are denied after applying for the first time, many of these individuals end up receiving benefits after proving that they are eligible in an appeal.

In many of these cases, applicants were deserving of benefits, but their initial applications did not include enough medical evidence of their disabilities, or the application was not filled out correctly or completely.

What do I need to do now?

The best thing you can do in order to improve your chances of receiving SSDI benefits is to contact an experienced disability attorney in your area who can help you get started with your appeal right away.

According to statistics, those who hire an attorney to help them appeal their SSDI denials are much more likely to end up receiving benefits. This makes sense because legal knowledge is required in order to put forth a solid argument as to why benefits should be granted.

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