- Appealing to the Disability Appeals Council
- Disability Reconsideration Review
- The Social Security Disability Hearing
- What Is a Technical Denial in a Disability Case?
- Totally and Permanently Disabled, Why Can't I Get Social Security Disability?
- How Much Does It Cost to Appeal a Disability Case to Federal Court?
- Good Excuses for Filing a Late Disability Appeal
- Reapply for Disability If Your Condition Gets Worse
- How Long Does the ALJ Have to Set a Hearing Date?
- Social Security Disability Denials: What a Denial Means
- How Do You Start an Appeal for Social Security Disability?
- What Are My Chances of Winning a Social Security Disability Appeal?
- How Do I Write a Social Security Disability Appeal Letter?
- Will I Have to File More than One Social Security Disability Appeal?
- The Social Security Office Lost My Appeal Paperwork. What Do I Do?
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Most people who go through the process of applying for Social Security or SSI disability will be denied the first time. The chances of getting approved for benefits go up for those who take the time to appeal. More specifically, getting a case at a hearing in front of an administrative law judge (ALJ) is where a claimant will have their best opportunity at winning disability benefits.
If your disability claim has been denied, you should get to understand how the appeals process works, because you have little chances of winning disability benefits if you don't appeal the initial denial and know the steps to take to win the appeal. Learn about Social Security and SSI appeals here.