Denied Social Security Disability Benefits in Alabama 

If you were denied Social Security disability benefits in Alabama, you are entitled to file an appeal. The Social Security Administration (SSA) supply you with a denial letter. This will inform you of the reason for you were died Social Security disability benefits in Alabama. There will also be a date which you must file your appeal by.

One of the main reasons for a denial is due to insufficient evidence proving you are unable to work for at least 12 months with your disability. If you don’t file your appeal before the deadline your claim will be denied again.

Filing an Appeal for Social Security Disability Benefits in Alabama

You can file an appeal once you have received your denial letter. This will result in a Request for Reconsideration. You will have 60 days to file an appeal. Your denial letter will explain the steps to take to file an appeal.

Alabama ALJ Disability Hearings

Should your Request for Reconsideration still leads to a denial you may go through to the next step in the appeal process, which is requesting a hearing with an Administrative Law Judge (ALJ). You will be informed of the date of the ALJ hearing by the SSA and you will be asked to bring any evidence with you which supports your claim for disability benefits.

The ALJ may request that experts on your medical condition should be at the hearing so they can ask questions that related to your condition and whether you are able to work. Soon after the ALJ hearing has taken place you will be informed of the decision.

Alabama Office of Hearing Operations Locations 

Birmingham, AL

1200 Rev. Abraham Woods, Jr. Boulevard, 1st Floor

Birmingham, AL 35285

Phone: 866-613-2863

serves the following field offices:

Albertville, Bessemer, Birmingham (downtown), Birmingham (east), Gadsden, Jasper, Talladega, Tuscaloosa


Florence, AL

Walnut Street Executive Center

204 South Walnut Street, Suite D

Florence, AL 35630

Phone: 866-964-9978

serves the following field offices:

Cullman, Florence and Huntsville


Mobile, AL

550 Government Street

Suite 200

Mobile, AL 36602

Phone: 866-563-4698

serves the following field offices:

Alabama: Andalusia, Dothan, Fairhope, Jackson and Mobile

Florida: Ft. Walton Beach and Pensacola


Montgomery, AL

4344 Carmichael Road

Suite 200

Montgomery, AL 35106

Phone: 866-931-9032

serves the following field offices:

Alexander City, Anniston, Montgomery, Opelika and Selm

Get Help With Your Alabama SSD Appeal

It is never easy to win an Alabama Social Security disability benefits because the SSA wants evidence that proves you are unable to work for at least 12 months due to your medical condition. If you work with an attorney, they can help you gather the right evidence to support your claim and can increase your chances of winning disability benefits to relieve your financial hardship caused by your disability.  

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