Disability Hearings - Frequetly Asked Questions (FAQ)

My claim has been denied. What are my options?

What is a reconsideration determination?

How long will it take to get a hearing after initial denial?

Can I appeal the decision of the Administrative Law Judge?

What is the Appeals Council?

What happens at a hearing in front of the ALJ?

Can I receive both SSI and SSDI at the same time?

Can I get Both Workers' Compensation and SSDI Benefits at the Same Time?

Why do you include dismissals in the approval rating?

What is the difference between Hearing Wait Time and Processing Time?

Why would a disability case be "dismissed" by a judge?