Laurel SSDI Appeals Attorneys
Denied SSDI Application? Let McGowan & Cecil, LLC Help You!
It is truly disheartening to learn that your Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits application has been denied. Fortunately, this is not the end of the road for you. Most initial applications are denied, but an appeals process is in place to help people whose claims have been denied. At McGowan & Cecil, LLC, we provide sound legal advice and skilled representation to clients who need to file an appeal for their SSDI benefits. We navigate you through every step of the process and work tirelessly to ensure that you receive the benefits you rightfully deserve.
Speak with an experienced Laurel SSDI appeals lawyer when you contact our firm at (301) 761-2007. We offer a free consultation and charge no fee unless we recover SSDI benefits for you.
The SSDI Appeals Process
If your application for SSDI benefits has been denied, we can file an appeal on your behalf:
- Request for reconsideration: If your initial application for SSDI benefits has been denied, you may request a reconsideration. You have a very limited time to file an appeal, so contact our office immediately for assistance. During this stage, a second review will be conducted by a person who was not involved in the first review. He or she will look at all of the original application information as well as any new information you provide.
- Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) hearing: If your claim is once again denied after reconsideration, you may request a hearing before an Administrative Law Judge. Like your request for reconsideration, the time is very limited, so please contact our firm immediately for assistance. The ALJ hearing is the first time that you have an opportunity to appear before a judge. The judge may review medical records and hear testimony. The ALJ hearing is not intended to be adversarial in nature, but it is critical that you have an experienced Laurel Social Security Disability lawyer who can ensure the protection of your rights.
It is at the administrative hearing that your chance of success is improved considerably. Most initial applications and requests for reconsideration result in a denial of benefits, so it is critical that you have a skilled and dedicated SSDI appeals counsel on your side for your administrative hearing.
Consult With Our Laurel Social Security Disability Attorneys
If retained as your counsel for your SSDI appeal, we will work diligently to build a strong case on your behalf. Key steps must be taken to properly handle your appeal. Your medical records must be in order and you must be prepared to answer questions at your hearing. You can trust that as your attorney, we are skilled in crafting a compelling argument on your behalf. We are committed to working diligently to protect your rights and vigorously pursue the benefits you are entitled to receive.
From law firm in Laurel, we serve clients throughout the Baltimore-Washington metropolitan area. Schedule a free consultation with McGowan & Cecil, LLC via email or phone at (301) 761-2007.