Federal Court Review: The Final Appeal for Disability Benefits

March 2, 2023
Federal Court: The final Disability Appeal with Disability Attorney Matthew Shupe of Balin Law

Matthew Shupe is the Managing Attorney of our Appellate Advocacy Group at Balin Law. Having fought and won many cases at the federal level, Matt joins us to explain more about the Federal Review process.

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Denied Disability: How to Appeal

February 27, 2023

We know how crushing it can be when you get that letter. The sad truth is that most people who apply for Social Security Disability will get a “Notice of Disapproved claim,” like the one shown here. You are not alone! In fact, the Social Security…

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How Should I Answer Questions During a Hearing with an ALJ?

May 18, 2015

We recently wrote about the importance of preparing for your first hearing with an administrative law judge (ALJ). Preparing your answers to the ALJ’s questions is only half the battle; answering truthfully is the important part. The Social Security Administration does a nice job detailing the…

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How to Prepare for Your Hearing with an Administrative Law Judge (ALJ)

March 13, 2015

We know the disability claims process can be stressful not just for claimants, but every friend and family member involved in the proceedings. At Balin Law, we’re more than just your attorneys; we’re your partners, and we understand preparation is crucial in ensuring a claimant has…

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What To Expect at a Disability Hearing

September 18, 2012

For most people, the most nerve-wracking part of a disability claim is going to a hearing in front of an Administrative Law Judge (ALJ). It is a wide misconception that the hearing will proceed as seen on TV, with a crowd of people watching…

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