Supplemental Security Income (SSI)

Supplemental Security IncomeSupplemental Security Income

Most applications for SSDI are denied on the first try.

There is another option.

Are you disabled, but don't qualify for Social Security Disability Insurance? There is still hope. Talk to Jeffery Sabel in Charleston, S.C., for a free initial consultation to discuss whether you should apply for Supplemental Security Income.

SSI is not paid for by Social Security taxes.

If you meet the Social Security Administration's definition of disabled, but you don't qualify for SSDI, there is another option. Supplemental Security Income (SSI) makes payments to people with a low income who have a disability even if they don't qualify for SSD.

Call Jeffery Sabel at 843-572-6555 today for your free initial consultation.

SSI Appeals Process in Charleston, S.C.

Initial applications for SSI are often denied. If your initial claim for supplemental security income has been denied, contact Jeffery Sabel today.

There are four steps to the SSI appeals process:

Reconsideration - There are two kinds of reconsiderations available. Attorney Jeffery Sabel can help you decide which to pursue.

Case Review: Someone who was not involved in the original denial of your application will look at your case without meeting with you.

Informal Conference: You request a conference with someone who was not involved in the original denial of your application and explain why you disagree with the decision.

Hearing by an Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) - If you are not awarded payment after the reconsideration, Jeffery Sabel will help you request a hearing with an ALJ. He will help you prepare to answer the judge's questions, and also help you decide if you should bring any witnesses to talk on your behalf.

Appeals Council Review - This council can approve or deny your case, or it can send the case back to the ALJ for further review.

Federal Court

If you disagree with the appeals council's decision, attorney Jeffrey Sabel can help you decide if you want to file a suit in the US District Court of Appeals.

When your application for disability has been denied, you need a lawyer to fight to protect your rights. Attorney Jeffery Sabel can help you navigate the appeals process to get the benefits you need.

Contact Jeffery Sabel today for a free initial consultation.