Appealing a Social Security denial, all the way to the Supreme Court
It’s pretty well known that Social Security routinely denies many of the disability claims brought before it, and in many cases the denial is warranted. But whenever a denial is issued and the applicant believes strongly it is wrong, there is a multi-level appeals process that the claimant can take advantage of to make the case that they should, indeed, be entitled to disability benefits. That appeals process goes from simply asking for reconsideration, to a hearing by an independent law judge, to the SS Appeals Council, and even up to the U.S. Supreme Court. This informative article bya good example of a Social Security Disability case which was taken all the way to the Supreme Court, Though in a split decision the case was decided in favor of the SSA, the example is nevertheless germane for those whose Social Security Disability claim has been denied. Click here to read more.