How to appeal a disability denial in Missouri

There are many reasons you may need to appeal a Social Security denial in Missouri. Many of these reasons can be fixed in the appeal process. You may ask how to appeal a disability denial in Missouri?

To appeal you must request a hearing within 60 days of receiving your denial. There is no benefit to waiting. There are instructions in the paperwork with your denial. The better idea is to contact a disability lawyer in Missouri to help you. If you would like more information about the Social Security disability appeals process and how to improve your chances of winning, please request my FREE ebook report.

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Common Application Mistakes

Some of the common reasons a disability application is denied are:
1. a lack of medical treatment,
2. a lack of records,
3. Mistakes or omissions on the application.

Often getting all medical records or submitting missing records will solve this problem. If you have sought treatment or had ongoing treatment since submitting the original application this needs to be reflected in the records. Sometimes the forms and application have been completed inaccurately or areas were left blank and not filled out when you applied. Any of these reasons can (and likely will in today’s SSA environment) cause the claim to be denied. Sometimes SSD applicants have a hard time finding treatment and have a lack of medical records. It is important that you try (and document all attempts you make) to find treatment where ever you can.

If you would like more information about the Social Security disability application process and how to avoid the common mistakes, please request one of my FREE ebook reports.
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Receiving a Denial Letter

It is important not to believe that an initial application denial letter means that you cannot win Social Security benefits based on your injury, illness or condition and just give up. Instead, this gives you an opportunity to appeal the social security denial and have a hearing in from of a judge or ALJ.   You should consult a Missouri disability lawyer immediately on receiving your denial.

Time is Important

After receiving the denial letter you have 60 days to file your appeal.
After filing a Request for Hearing appeal, you will appear before an Administrative Law Judge at a hearing.

The entire process from application to appeal can take easily take 15-18 months or more to complete and many cases are eventually approved for benefits at the hearing.

The Krebs Law Firm LLC offers a free case evaluation if you have questions about your Social Security disability claim. Many people may be worried that they do not have the money to pay for a Missouri disability lawyer or Arkansas or Missouri Social Security disability lawyer, but we only handle Social Security cases on a contingent fee basis. It is important to to remember that every case is different so you must find the best disability lawyer in Missouri to handle your case.

In other words, there is no fee unless we are successful in getting you the SSD benefits that you deserve. If you would like to speak to Jason Krebs and his staff simply call (417) 883-5886 for your free case evaluation or to discuss your appeal today! Do not delay as you only have 60 days to file for an appeal in Missouri or ask for a reconsideration if you live in Arkansas or Oklahoma.

Also, if you are wondering if location is an issue, I personally handle disability cases throughout all of Missouri and Arkansas.