When you’re injured and unable to support yourself and your family, disability benefits can be what keeps your head above water. Without financial aid, the inability to work for a decent income could leave you drowning in debt. Unfortunately, just because you believe your ailment will qualify for aid, doesn’t necessarily mean that the Social Security Administration agrees. In fact, the majority of disability claims are initially denied due to lack of evidence and incomplete paperwork.
However, if you’re one of the many claimants to receive a rejection letter, all is not lost. The SSA concedes the fact that everyone makes mistakes (you, as well as their own panels). Therefore, if your claim was initially rejected, the SSA will give you a chance for an appeal. This means you have a second chance to get help from an experienced disability lawyer and resubmit your claim to the Office of Disability Adjudication and Review (ODAR) for reconsideration.
The New Hampshire ODAR in Manchester
Although the SSA has ODAR offices all across the United States, when appealing disability results in New Hampshire, there is only one place that will handle your appeal—the Manchester ODAR.
1750 Elm Street
Manchester, NH 03104
The Manchester office handles all types of disability appeals. It has seven judges dedicated to reviewing appeal cases, setting up and residing over hearings, as well as determining whether an appeal should be reconsidered for approval or whether the initial denial should be upheld. The Manchester office processes claims more quickly than the national average, but you can still expect to wait over a year for your appeal to be complete.
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If you need to file an appeal, we can help you rework your claim, gather additional evidence to prove your need for disability, and help your claim get the attention it needs from the Manchester ODAR. Call us today at 508-283-5500 for a free consultation and review of your case. Remember, this is your last chance to get the benefits you desperately need. Make sure it doesn’t go to waste. Call now!
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