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November 24, 2020

Were You Denied Social Security Disability Benefits?

If your application for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits has been denied, do not despair. Most initial applications are denied. Your best chance of achieving success is through the appeals process. An experienced SSDI lawyer can help you make the most of your appeal.

With decades of experience helping disabled individuals, The Social Security Disability Attorneys of Monge & Associates are prepared to help you get the Social Security benefits you deserve, even after your initial application has been denied. We provide skilled legal representation to clients from throughout the Southeast.

Our SSDI appeals lawyers represent people the Southeast.


The appeals process includes written requests for reconsideration as well as hearings you must attend in person.

We can help you through all stages of the process:

  • Written appeals: A written appeal, or request for reconsideration, is the first step after your initial application has been denied. A request for reconsideration must include an update on your disability. We may include medical evaluations from your doctors, photographs, a list of medications and other information that illustrates the severity of your disability.
  • Hearings: If your request for reconsideration is denied, you may request a hearing with an administrative law judge. Hearings are important because they allow you to present your case in person to a Social Security judge for the first time. If your case gets a hearing, we will prepare you for the process, from helping you prepare for questions to lining up witnesses to testify on your behalf.

If your case is not approved at the initial hearing, we can appeal to a higher authority, including the Social Security appeals council and finally, federal district court. The appeals process can be complex, but can also yield positive results. Give yourself the best possible chance of success by working with an experienced SSDI lawyer.


If you need representation for an SSDI claim appeal, we are here to help. Contact us today online or by telephone to speak with an experienced SSDI attorney. If you are not able to make it to our office, we can arrange transportation or meet at a location that is convenient to you.