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Denied Social Security Disability Claim

A New York Social Security Disability Lawyer Who Fights for Your Denied Claim

Man receiving denied Social Security Disability claimBeing out of work due to injury, illness or disability is hard enough, but having your SSD claim denied can be discouraging and insulting. You've worked hard and paid into the system your entire life and now that you need financial help, the Social Security Administration is rejecting your SSD claim. This is why you need a skilled Social Security Disability attorney handling your legal case.

With decades of experience as a trusted New York Social Security Disability law firm, Pasternack Tilker Ziegler Walsh Stanton & Romano, LLP knows how to fight denied SSD claims and win. We will handle your entire SSD case, from filing an SSD claim to representing you in court at an SSD hearing. With us on your side, your application will be complete and accurate, and the Administrative Law Judge will have to listen to you.

Call a Tough SSD Attorney to Challenge Your Rejected Social Security Disability Claim!

Whether you have malignant mesothelioma after years of asbestos exposure as a tunnel digger or you suffered a spinal cord injury after a construction site fall or broken bones from a work-related car accident, you deserve the benefits you're entitled to receive. The harsh reality is that, unless you have a powerful SSD attorney going to bat for you, even if you have a common medical condition or disability, it's your word against the government.

Why are SSD claims denied? Often, it’s because the Social Security Administration is quite picky with the initial applications to keep costs down. They may argue your medical condition doesn’t meet the eligibility criteria, or your initial application may have had some minor errors. We know what to do next.

What happens if your SSD is denied?

First of all, don’t panic. The Social Security Administration denies a lot of initial applications; most cases are won on reconsideration or appeal. So having your initial application denied is a common, normal part of the process.

Second, get an experienced SSD attorney to handle the next steps. Pasternack Tilker Ziegler Walsh Stanton & Romano, LLP will be right by your side every step of the way. Fighting a denied Social Security Disability claim is a long process, with many phases:

  • Reconsideration

If your initial application is denied, you will have 60 days to file a request for reconsideration. We will help you properly fill out the complex paperwork.

  • Hearing Before an Administrative Law Judge (ALJ)

If your application is denied again on reconsideration, the next step is a hearing with an Administrative Law Judge (ALJ). We will appear at the hearing with you and prepare you to testify accurately about why you can no longer work.

  • Review by Appeals Council

If the ALJ denies your case, we file a brief with the Appeals Council. The Appeals Council either reverses, remands, or affirms the ALJ's decision.

  • Federal Court Review

If you disagree with the Appeals Council's decision or it chose not to review your SSD case, we can file a lawsuit in a Federal District Court on your behalf.

Get a law firm with a proven track record of results in SSDI cases

Studies have shown that the SSD success rates for claimants who hire an attorney are nearly three times as high as those who go it alone. Unlike Social Security Disability "advocates," we are SSD attorneys who can, and will, take your case all the way to Federal Court if necessary. Appealing a Social Security Disability denial is a complicated process, but we do it-successfully-all the time, and will fight hard to get you the SSD payments you deserve too.

Call the Law Offices of Pasternack Tilker Ziegler Walsh Stanton & Romano, LLP today at (800) 692-3717 or contact us online for a free evaluation. You have nothing to lose and everything to gain. We’re based in New York City and our Social Security Disability lawyers serve Manhattan, Staten Island, Brooklyn, Queens, Westchester, Rockland County, Kings County, the Bronx and Long Island. We also handle SSD cases on behalf of clients anywhere in the United States.