Is the Social Security Administration (SSA) trying to end your disability benefits? Do you believe they are doing so in error? If so, it is crucial you take immediate action to protect your rights — you can still file an appeal, but there are strict deadlines to do so. Here, Harold W. Conick explains the most important things you need to know about saving your benefits from an unjustified termination.
The SSA Will Send a Written Letter Notifying You of Termination
Your disability benefits should not be cut off without an explanation. Pursuant to federal regulations, the Social Security Administration is required to send you written notification of its intent to terminate your disability benefits. If you have received this letter, your benefits will be terminated immediately. Once this occurs, the only way to keep receiving Social Security disability checks is to file an appeal.
Appeal an SSDI Termination: An Overview of Your Options and Deadlines
To start the appeals process, you should fill out and submit the appropriate form. When doing so, it is imperative you include any relevant supplement evidence. For example, if your disability benefits are being terminated because the SSA believes your condition has improved, an appeal should include additional medical records. In appealing the termination of disability benefits, claimants have two options:
Appealing an SSDI termination of benefits is complicated. You are not alone. If you got a cessation of benefits letter in the mail, you should contact an experienced disability lawyer as soon as possible. A lawyer will be able to review the specific circumstances of your case and help you take the right action to protect your rights and interests.
Call Our Central Midwest Illinois Social Security Disability Attorney Right Away
At Harold W. Conick & Associates Ltd., our Social Security disability lawyer is a skilled, results-oriented advocate for clients. If the SSA is trying to terminate your benefits, we are ready to help. To get your free, no commitment case evaluation, please contact our law firm now. With an office location in Lisle, we serve communities all over DuPage County, including in Wheaton, Darien, Elmhurst, West Chicago, Oakbrook Terrace, Naperville and Aurora.