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Why are so many SSDI claims denied?

| Apr 1, 2021 | Social Security Disability |

A significant number of SSDI claims are denied because of a lack of medical evidence. Many applicants in North Carolina and throughout the country fail to prove that they’re unable to work due to their physical disability and condition.

Other factors

Many people also have a lower chance of getting their claim accepted if they’ve had prior denials. Going through the appeals process can make it easier to get approved. Many people are also denied because their income is too high. Those who earn more than $940 per month will likely not get approved because their income can prove that they’re capable of working.

How to have a solid SSDI claim

If you want to have a solid SSDI claim, it’s important to list in detail all sources of medical treatment, which includes the name of your doctors, clinics and hospitals. It’s better to provide more records or proof than you think you need. Include copies of all your medical records, which is a requirement with your application.

It’s also important to keep up with your Social Security disability case, which includes calling to get an update on the status of your application to ensure its being processed. This will also allow you to confirm that the forms and documents you submitted were received and didn’t get lost.

Who can you contact for legal assistance?

If you want assistance with an SSDI claim, consider hiring a Social Security attorney to help you with the process. A legal professional may help you navigate the legal system while avoiding common mistakes that can lead to delays. An attorney might also make it easier to get your claim approved quicker by ensuring you provide enough details on your application.