Appeals

What is the Appeals Council?

The Appeals Council: A Second Chance for Disability Claimants Posted on December 7, 2012 When a disability claimant goes before an Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) at a hearing and subsequently receives an unfavorable decision, this…

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Diagnosed with a Disability but Denied Disability Benefits

Wendy knew she was disabled but was denied disability benefits. She could barely get out of bed and the thought of trying to file for disability benefits again, or make an appeal, made her even more exhausted. She knew she needed help and decided to call on Balin Law. Read Wendy’s story.

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Barbara C., Balin Law Client Testimonial

“I had a lot of physical pain and mental health issues due to anxiety and paranoia and had a difficult time speaking for myself. I’d been filing claims for 10 years with appeals with no luck until I hired Balin Law.”

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Federal Appeals Client Experience: Jason R.

“I was first denied in 2008 for Social Security disability and decided to contact Balin Law’s office. Balin Law started off with the Appeals process and it was initially denied. Balin Law believed in my…

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Client Stories: Donna C.

Posted on June 8, 2015When Donna C. thought about filing for Social Security disability, the first law firm she went to refused to take her case, believing the case would be too difficult to win.…

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Client Stories: Bill T.

Posted on April 27, 2015When Balin Law client Bill T. first decided to apply for Social Security Disability Insurance, he filed two claims and was turned down on both occasions. Despite Social Security’s denials, Bill…

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