Social Security Disability can be crucial to a disabled person and his/her
family. However, a person may be
denied disability due to a number of reasons such as not having a disability
that will restrict him/her from working. In these cases, a person is able
to request a social security disability hearing. This will allow a person
to appeal the denial before an administrative law judge. During this hearing,
the ALJ will examine your claim and the medical evidence you have provided.
The ALJ will make the decision based on answers you and vocational expert
provide throughout the hearing.
Below is a list of things you can expect to happen during your SSD Hearing.
Note: A witness, vocational expert, or medical expert may be present at
1.You and any persons participating in the hearing will be sworn in.
2.The judge will present your case along with the issues involved
3.The judge will ask you and witnesses about your medical condition such as
- How does this ability affect your work?
- Can you find a different branch of work related that will allow you to
4.The judge will ask the vocational expert whether a person with a disability
such as yours is able to perform another job related to yours.
5.If the judge does not ask you questions, you may request the opportunity to speak.
6.The judge will examine the evidence and review the testimony.
Following the hearing, the judge issues a written decision that will declare
the final decision. This decision will be sent to you. Although the decision
recorded in the document is the judge’s final decision, you preserve
the ability to further your appeal by requesting a review by the SSA Appeals Council.
Speak with the Las Vegas Social Security Disability Lawyers at Our Firm
If you are suffering a disability that prohibits you from working, it is
important to seek experienced legal representation right away. The Las
Vegas social security disability attorneys at Disability Action Advocates™
may be able to guide you through the process and help you obtain social
security benefits. We understand the financial hardships that a disability
can place on an individual and his/her family. That is why we are here
to represent you.
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