3 Critical Mistakes That Can Ruin Your Social Security Disability Claim

Attorney Serving Cincinnati, Mason, Hamilton & Nearby Areas in Ohio

In the following video, Anthony Castelli discusses 3 critical mistakes that can ruin your Social Security Disability (SSDI) claim.

Social Security Disability (SSDI) benefits are an important avenue available to you that will help you stay financially afloat after suffering a serious illness or disability. Unfortunately, the filing process is very complicated, and deserving individuals are often unfairly denied the SSDI benefits to which they are entitled.

Mr. Castelli has been helping individuals in the Cincinnati area with SSDI claims for over 30 years. He knows the important laws and deadlines associated with these cases, and he can guide you through this complex process to ensure you receive the benefits you deserve.

Please contact Anthony Castelli today by calling (513) 621-2345 to schedule your free SSDI consultation. We serve clients in the Cincinnati, Ohio area.

VIDEO TRANSCRIPTION: What Are Three Critical Mistakes That Can Ruin Your Social Security Disability Clai


Hi.  I’m Tony Castelli, a Cincinnati personal injury trial attorney.  I also focus my practice on Social Security Disability and Workers’ Compensation.  My message today is 3 critical mistakes that Social Security claimants make when applying for Social Security. 

The biggest mistake they make is that when they get denied, they don’t file their appeal or they don’t file in a timely fashion.  You only have 60 days once to file your appeal. Some people just get disappointed and think, “Oh what’s the use?” and don’t even file an appeal.  So what you should do is consult an attorney to see what chance you have of moving forward in the process.  Because many, many times, people appeal their case and end up winning.  Social Security denies deserving people.  Believe it.  It happens.

The other thing that people do that is a critical mistake is they don’t get a doctor to follow up their case.  There’s just about no way that you’re going to be found disabled in from of Social Security unless you have a good doctor following your case.  I tell people a good doctor is more helpful that a good attorney in the Social Security case because I can’t make up evidence.  I can’t create what your injury is, explain about it, and tell how it restricts you.  Your doctor must do that.  So if you have a good doctor, stick with him and follow what they say. 

And the final thing is once you’ve been denied, don’t go this alone.  This is a bureaucracy.  There’s a lot of tricks and traps and things you can mess up on you don’t know about.  Hire yourself a good Social Security Disability attorney. 

If you do those three things, you may find out that even though you were denied, that down the road you’re found disabled and you’re getting your Social Security benefits.