Since every disability case is different, there's really no way to know what your chances will be when you file an appeal, other than the fact that your chances will generally improve. Most states have a review of the initial decision on paper before an appeal hearing; that first paper review is called a reconsideration.
On average, the approval chances on appeals are as follows:
And being represented by a disability lawyer at the hearing level can raise your chances to 60%.
The chances of winning on appeal can depend on a variety of factors. For instance:
The chances of winning a disability appeal depend on so many factors that it's really impossible to predict. The best way to improve your chances is to stay on top of things by staying in touch with the disability examiner assigned to your case and by keeping all parties involved updated on your situation. Learn more about how to improve your chances of winning disability benefits at a hearing.