Maryland Social Security Disability Lawyers

If you are thinking about applying for Social Security disability in Maryland, then you should weigh the benefits of hiring an attorney. An experienced Social Security disability lawyer can significantly improve the odds that your case will be approved.

Social Security data from Maryland reveals that NAN% of the Social Security disability claims are denied on average. Of course, most applicants that have been denied on their first attempt appeal the decision. However, the chances of approval are even worse in the first phase of the appeals process, which is formally known as reconsideration.

The vast majority of claimants will have to wait until their hearing before an administrative law judge (ALJ) to have a significant chance of approval.

Maryland has 0 Hearing Offices where you can go to have your case heard by an ALJ. They are listed in the above table.

Most successful Social Security disability claims are approved during the hearing, largely because the ALJs have more leeway in the way they handle claims and can actually see and hear you while you present evidence of your disability.

Overall, NAN% of Maryland disability hearings result in an disability benefits being awarded.

On average, Maryland residents wait NAN days for their hearing before an ALJ. Some Hearing Offices are more favorable than others.

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Disability Statistics for Maryland
Office Judges Avg. Hearing Wait Time Average Processing Time Avg. Dispositions Per Day Per ALJ Cases Dismissed Cases Approved Cases Denied
All 16 NAN months NAN days nan NAN% NAN% NAN%
ALJ Judges in Maryland
Judge City of Operation Full Favorable Part Favorable Total ALJ Dispositions Total Awards Total Decisions Total Denials Total Dispositions
Jr., Paul D Barker Towson 37 12 110 49 89 40 110
Laura Bernasconi Towson 63 4 132 67 104 37 132
Shawn Bozarth Towson 69 7 148 76 123 47 148
Leroy C Bryant Towson 80 13 125 93 101 8 125
Stanley K Chin Towson 52 9 147 61 122 61 147
Yvette N Diamond Towson 47 2 127 49 95 46 127
Hope G Grunberg Towson 1 1 308 2 2 0 5
Melissa Hammock Towson 47 3 120 50 102 52 120
Monica D Jackson Towson 34 8 106 42 79 37 106
Charlie M Johnson Towson 26 5 122 31 97 66 122
Michael J Kopicki Towson 33 7 92 40 71 31 92
Lawrence Levey Towson 47 5 94 52 71 19 94
Laureen Penn Towson 28 13 115 41 98 57 115
Kathleen Scully-Hayes Towson 24 0 300 24 41 17 53
Ramon Suris-Fernandez Towson 28 2 116 30 44 14 75
Charles Woode Towson 31 1 92 32 73 41 92
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