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Social Security Administrative Hearings
The Social Security Administration often denies first-time claims. If you take the right steps, you have effective options for ultimately winning approval. Because of the strict deadline — generally 60 days — for filing an appeal at each level, you should act immediately upon receiving a letter of denial from SSA.
Young, Reverman & Mazzei Co., L.P.A. was founded four decades ago to help disabled people recover the benefits to which they are entitled. We can assist you through initial filing, request for reconsideration and the administrative hearing before the Social Security Appeals Council.
What you should know about the administrative hearing
The administrative hearing is an opportunity to have your denied claim heard by an administrative law judge (ALJ). Our dedicated Social Security lawyers accompany you to the hearing and present your argument to the ALJ. We either attend the hearing in person or arrange for you to appear via video conference at a more convenient location. If your disability prevents you from traveling, we submit a doctor’s report to waive your attendance.
At the hearing
Our team fully prepares you for the hearing so that you know what to expect and feel confident in your case. Depending upon your individual claim, we may:
- Submit additional evidence to prove your claim
- Present experts to offer testimony about your disability
- Represent you as you answer the judge’s questions
- Clarify information provided in earlier filings
The judge issues an order, either approving or denying your claim, which is sent to us by mail. If your claim is denied, our determined attorneys file a lawsuit in federal court.
Consult an experienced attorney about attending a Social Security administrative hearing in Ohio, Kentucky or Indiana
To learn more about your rights to benefits if you have a disability, call the Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana disability law firm of Young, Reverman & Mazzei Co., L.P.A. at 513-721-1200 or toll-free at 800-721-1678, or contact us online to schedule your free initial telephone consultation.
We represent clients throughout Hamilton, Butler, Warren and Clermont counties. We also represent clients located across the river in Covington and Newport, Kentucky and across the border in Lawrenceburg, Indiana and in cities along the Interstate 75 and Interstate 71 corridors — including Lexington, Louisville, Florence, Dayton, Monroe, Middletown and Wilmington.