Appealing the Denial of a Social Security Administration Claim
Created on July 23, 2020
This program, taught by Montel Cherry, the Supervising Attorney of the Government Benefits Project and Workplace Justice Project at Mobilization for Justice, Inc., will provide a basic overview of the types of disability benefits provided by the Social Security Administration, and the application process, and then take attorneys on a deep dive into the appeals process when benefits are denied.
The appeals process can be confusing and difficult for clients seeking disability benefits. This course will walk attorneys and advocates through the complex, lengthy appeals process and identify the areas in which pointed advocacy is particularly important.
- Examine each level of the multi-tiered appeals process
- Review the timeline for each level
- Discuss the use of medical evidence at each level of the process
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