When you’re struggling with health and money worries, Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits can help.
They provide monthly checks to help you catch up with basic expenses—and even back pay to cover time you spend waiting for approval.
It goes a long way toward easing your stress.
Then you get denied. It’s frustrating. Even heartbreaking.
How are you going to survive?
You can appeal an SSI denial.
This gives you another chance. Maybe your best chance.
But it’s hard.
Help is here: talk to a disability lawyer.
The lawyers at Harder, Wells, Baron & Manning have more than 60 years of combined experience helping people in Oregon win disability benefits. We know what to do when you need to appeal.
We have offices in Eugene-Springfield, Albany, Roseburg, Coos Bay and Medford. When you’re denied SSI, we can help you fight for your dignity and independence.
The first thing you should know is that you need to move fast to appeal a denial.
Once You Receive a Denial Notice, You Have 60 Days to Start Your Appeal.
These are the levels of appealing:
It’s extremely common to be denied SSI.
So you’re not alone when you need to appeal.
To see your options for keeping your claim alive, talk to our disability attorneys for an evaluation of your claim at no cost to you.
When you’re appealing a denial with Harder, Wells, Baron & Manning, here’s what you’ll experience:
How can you improve your chances when you appeal?
The U.S. Government Accountability Office studied disability hearings and found that people were almost three times more likely to be awarded benefits when they had a representative at their side.
Getting a lawyer is also low risk for you. THERE’S NO ATTORNEY FEE UNLESS YOU WIN BENEFITS.
Our attorneys chose this work because we love meeting people, learning about you, and helping you tell your story so you get financial help.
If you were denied Supplemental Security Income, let’s help you find a way to greater financial security.
Your health is bad. You can’t work. Your financial stability is threatened. So your head is swimming with questions. How will you get by? How does Social Security Disability work? We’ve gathered answers. See them here:Disability FAQs »
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