How long will I wait for a disability hearing?
It can take up to two years from request until a hearing is held and a decision issued, but the time varies from state to state.What are hearings like?
They are private, held in a small conference room, and last an hour or so. You will be asked about your education, training, work experience, symptoms, limitations, and daily activities.What if I don't file my disability appeal on time?
If you have not filed your appeal within 65 days of the date on your denial letter, you have to start over with a new claim. That new claim may result in the loss of back benefits.What is the biggest mistake made by disability applicants?
Because the majority of appeals are granted at a hearing, failing to appeal a denial to the hearing level is the number one error … and unfortunately very common.