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Was Your Social Security Disability Claim Denied?

If your initial Social Security Disability claim is denied, it is important to file a timely appeal. The Social Security tribunal is a stonewall that does not bend its rules. If the appeal is filed late, you may have to start the process all over again. Plus, when a denial is unappealed, you are likely barred from receiving any back benefits before that point in time.

Your Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) coverage will have a "date last insured," which is the date beyond which you are no longer covered. At the beginning of the benefits application process, this "date last insured" is usually far in the future. However, if you miss an appeal that is after that "date last insured," you probably won't be able to go back far enough to reach the point in time where you were covered. This means you will have lost any hope of getting your SSDI benefits.

At Davis, Davis & Patterson, we know that when individuals are dealing with challenging physical or mental conditions, it can be very easy to miss a deadline. When you work with our lawyers, we will make sure that all deadlines are met and do everything we can to protect your SSDI appeal. We have more than 80 years of combined experience and the knowledge you need on your side.

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To learn more about how Davis, Davis & Patterson can help, contact our Rome attorneys for denied claims and appeals today. Simply call our office at 706-622-4137 or send us an email to arrange a free, no-obligation consultation today.