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Social Security Disability Practice Areas
Filing an SSDI Claim
ALJ Hearings
Appeals Council
Applying for Disability Benefits
Back & Neck Pain / Spinal Injuries
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Denied Social Security Claims
Depression, Anxiety & Bipolar Disorder
Dire Need Cases
Disability Programs Types of Disability Benefits
Disability Terms and Definitions
Expediting Your Hearing
Federal Court Appeals
Fibromyalgia
Initial Determination
Joint Pain / Orthopedic Injuries
Multiple Sclerosis
Reconsideration
Rheumatoid Arthritis, Lupus & Lyme Disease
Social Security Disability Insurance Benefits
Social Security Disability Process & Timeline
SSD Benefits for Dependents
SSD When You Are 50 or Older
SSD Widows & Widowers Benefits
SSI Benefits for Children
Supplemental Security Income (SSI)
The Appeals Process
The Disability Evaluation Process
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Social Security Disability Process & Timeline

What if my SSD claim is denied?

If you have filed a Social Security Disability claim and you have been denied, you have three more opportunities to appeal the decision. This is the good news. The bad news is that this can take years to complete. If you retain the services of a Loveland Social Security disability attorney from the start, or immediately following receipt of a denial letter on initial determination, your chances of getting a qualified claim approved much more rapidly are greatly enhanced. The father-son attorney team of Matt and Brett Busch has been assisting their clients with SSD claims for years. They understand the process and have had success in making the timeline much shorter.

SSD Appeals Process in Loveland

After receiving a denial letter from your first application, you have 60 days in which to request reconsideration. In reconsideration, the same review is done, but by SSA employees who were not involved in the initial determination. If this is denied, you then have another 60 days in which to request an ALJ hearing in front of an administrative law judge. It is highly recommended that you have a Social security disability attorney representing you at this hearing. Approximately 2-3 months after the hearing, you will receive the ALJ decision. If this decision is not in your favor, you have 60 days again to request an Appeals Council review of your case. The Appeals Council can do three things: 1) deny your claim, 2) send it back to the ALJ for further review, or 3) review your case and approve your claim. You will hear back from the Appeals Council within a time frame of 3 to 24 months later. The final appeal is made by filing a lawsuit in federal district court.

As you can see from this timeline, denied Social Security claims can cost time and money. Employing an SSD attorney from the beginning or following any denial could be crucial with regard to the final decision in your claim.

Contact a Loveland Social Security disability lawyer at our offices today no matter where you are in the process.