Appeal Process

Securing Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) or Supplemental Security Income (SSI) can be a complex but crucial journey.

We highly encourage people to appeal rather than reapply as they would get more back pay if their benefits are approved. Back pay is the money the government owes you that you have yet to receive based on your application date. Furthermore, reapplying only sets people back into the application process, which can take months.

Therefore, let us lead you on the SSDI and SSI appeals process together, empowering you with insights and clarity every step of the way.

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Step 1

Whether you have been denied at the initial stage, at reconsideration, by the administrative law judge, or the appeals council, the Marken Law Group, PS, can help. It is important to contact an SSI and Personal Injury attorney immediately, as the time to appeal is limited. There is often only 60 days from the date of your last denial letter.

Step 2

Once you call Marken Law Group, PS, an SSI & Personal Injury attorney will walk you through your appeal and make the process as easy as possible. We are experts because Social Security & Personal Injury appeals are ALL we do. Beyond that, we make convenience a priority. So we can meet you at our offices or handle the matter over the phone.

Step 3

Marken Law Group, PS, will ensure you have all the correct records, forms and documents to present your appeal in the most favorable light. This will give you a tremendous advantage because we know the process and what the Social Security Administration is looking for to grant you benefits! We help obtain and submit medical records, prepare you thoroughly for your upcoming hearing and contact your providers and family to obtain positive statements on your behalf. You need an SSI & Personal Injury attorney who ONLY represents Social Security and Personal Injury claimants. Don’t settle for less.

Step 4

When you work with Marken Law Group, PS, and your SSI & Personal Injury attorney has filed your appeal, we will keep you up to date on the status of your claim every step of the way. We will do this by constantly checking in so you know the status of your appeal.

Step 5

There are seven potential appeal stages in a given Social Security disability claim. Marken Law Group, PS, has experience and can assist you at every stage. Call Marken Law Group, PS, today!

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We at Marken Law Group are happy to answer your questions. To contact us, call the office or send us an email. Evan Marken, SSI and Personal Injury attorney Spokane, will personally respond to your inquiry within 24 hours. That is a guarantee.

Consultations are available throughout the week, and after hours appointments are also available.

Office Hours are Monday through Friday 8 am to 5:30 pm.

Marken Law Group
905 W Riverside Ave #603
Spokane, WA 99201

Phone: 509.879.4626

Fax: 509.355.3238

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