Reapplying for Disability

January 22nd, 2011

Tim from El Cajon, California asks “I applied for Social Security Disability in San Diego, CA and was denied. Can I apply again?”

If your application for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) or Supplemental Security Income (SSI) is denied, the correct thing to do is file an appeal. Over 70% of disability applications are denied and it is very common for a person to give up when he/she has been denied. Don’t give up, be persistent and follow your disability claim all the way through the appeals process. A disability hearing is where you will have your best chance to win your claim.

If you hire a disability attorney, the chances of you winning your disability claim are much higher than if you try and win your case on your own. Experienced disability attorneys and non-attorney reps have great knowledge of what it takes to win a disability claim.

If you are denied disability benefits by an administrative law judge at a disability hearing, then you may want to consider reapplying for disability especially if your condition gets worse.

If you have been denied disability benefits, or if you are going to apply for disability benefits, talk with an experienced disability attorney. Click here for a free consultation with an experienced disability attorney in the Southern California area (San Diego, Riverside, Los Angeles, etc…).

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