In the United States, we have a program in place called the Social Security system that is meant to provide supplemental income to help those who cannot work due to a disability or because they are retired. While the program helps many people, it is far from perfect and sometimes those who need the assistance are denied it. When this happens, it can feel hopeless and difficult to manage for the individual and his or her family, but thankfully there is help available.
Navigating through some of the more complicated parts of the Social Security system can be tricky if a person is unsure of what exactly to do. The Social Security Administration (SSA) has a fairly good service system that can help applicants through the process of acquiring benefits. This customer service-like resource can be accessed through the SSA’s website and other related resources.
One of the most common areas in which a person needs assistance with regards to the Social Security system however is when that person’s application for benefits is rejected. Thankfully, it is not the end-all and there is an appeals process that a person can undergo in order to have the rejection overturned. When an application is rejected, the SSA will almost always provide a reason as to why the application was rejected and therefore the hopeful applicant can use that to tailor the appeal to remedy.
Appealing a rejected Social Security application can be both complicated and draining however. Therefore, it is always a good idea to seek the insight and expertise of an attorney who specializes in navigating SSA law. At the Franco Law Firm we have both the knowledge and experience in helping you overturn your failed Social Security application and any other difficulties you may have with the process. To learn more about the services we offer and to schedule a free consultation, please call us at (813) 872-0929.