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My Claim Was Denied By An ALJ. What Is Next?

Have you been denied Social Security Disability (SSD) or Supplemental Security Income (SSI) at the ALJ disability hearing level? You may believe that was your last opportunity to be approved for benefits.

There is hope. An administrative law judge (ALJ) hearing is not the end of the line. At McKown, Whitehurst & Myers, LLP, our attorneys are here to guide you through the additional steps.

You Have Options If An ALJ Denies Or Dismisses Your Claim

In previous years, if you lost a claim at the ALJ level, you could request a review by the Appeals Council and file a new claim with the Social Security Administration (SSA). The laws changed recently, however, requiring claimants to choose between the two.

While we are committed to winning cases, if we do not succeed, we will advise on your best possible option. Sometimes it is worthwhile to request a review by the Appeals Council. In other cases, it is best to begin the process again with a new application.

Contact our Indiana SSD lawyers to learn how we can help you secure the benefits you are entitled to receive.

The Experience You Need To Win

We have been handling Social Security Disability matters for over 30 years. Our attorneys know when a claim is strong enough to pursue it to the highest appeal level. Whether we have been working your case all along or you are seeking new counsel to represent you, we can help.

Do Not Appeal An ALJ Decision Alone. Call Today.

Learn more about your options after a denied disability claim. Speak with an experienced lawyer by calling 765-293-7901 or contact us online.