The SSA denies approximately 65% of initial claims for SS Disability. There are many reasons why this happens, even when an applicant’s claim is valid.
If you applied for SS Disability but then receive a denial letter it’s important that you don’t give up. Most are denied initially. Appeal within 60 Days
Many people apply for SSDI each year, but only 35% of initial applications are approved which means 65% of applications are initially denied.
It’s easy for a claimant who is unrepresented by an attorney to make mistakes and lose their claim. An experienced LTD lawyer can increase their client’s chance of success.
Filing a disability claim with the SSA involves navigating a sea of unfamiliar terms and abbreviations. It is always helpful to have a quick reference or “cheat sheet” handy when reading through instructions and forms.