The SSD System Isn’t Fair

Not being able to do your job does not mean Social Security will find you disabled. The system isn’t fair. Social Security was not designed to be easy. For most, and particularly for those under 50, Social Security looks not only at whether your injuries, impairments...

Request For SSDI Reconsideration

In this phase you are appealing the decision of the Social Security Administration if your claim is denied, which most are, unfortunately. You have sixty days in which to request such an appeal after your denial. Basically, you are asking Social Security to take a...

Requesting A SSDI Hearing

If you are denied at the reconsideration level, you then have 60 days in which to request a hearing in front of an administrative law judge (or ALJ). This is the longest phase of the three. This is the phase that frustrates most people. As the time can be anywhere...