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Do Not Give Up On Your SSDI Claim. Call Shawn Taylor PLLC.

The first time you apply for disability benefits, the chances are it will be denied. This does not mean your claim is no longer worth pursuing. The majority of people are denied on their first application.

At Shawn Taylor PLLC, we have helped thousands of SSDI claimants successfully appeal their initial denied claim. Call us at 304-932-4619 and schedule a free consultation.

Ways To Appeal A Denial

There are four levels of appealing a denied Social Security Disability benefits claim. They are:

  • Reconsideration
  • Hearing
  • Appeals council

The reconsideration happens right after your initial denied claim, without you submitting any other evidence. Your application will be reviewed by another employee of the Social Security Administration.

The hearing is the best chance to get benefits on appeal. The hearing is a meeting with an administrative law judge who will ask you questions about your health, medical conditions and work limitations. It is a chance to meet face-to-face with someone and provide evidence for your eligibility.

The appeals council will decide cases upon a denial from an administrative law judge. It can either deny a request for review, decide your case on its own or send it back to an administrative law judge for review.

A Former Municipal Judge And Respected Social Security Lawyer On Your Side

At Shawn Taylor PLLC, you will receive hands-on, personalized help from a knowledgeable advocate. You can meet personally with Shawn Taylor, at your request, who will argue your SSDI appeal at all levels. A former municipal judge and assistant attorney general, he is comfortable in legal proceedings of all types. And unlike many Social Security law firms, he is ready to take deserving cases all the way to a federal court review.

Call Us Today And Get Started On Your Appeal

Call us and set up an initial consultation with one of our staff free of charge at 304-932-4619. You can also reach us online, and we will respond as soon as we can. We are located in Charleston, West Virginia, and represent clients throughout the state and Roanoke, Virginia.