Thursday, February 25, 2010

Social Security Administration Announces Approval/Denial Numbers for Hearing Offices

The Social Security Administration recently released information on the number of favorable and unfavorable awards for 2009 at the regional hearing offices. Quatrini Rafferty attorneys actively try social security cases in front of the judges from each office.

This data includes social security disability (SSD) and supplemental security income (SSI) hearing results through December 2009. Out of the 860 decisions issued through the Pittsburgh Hearing Office, 538 were favorable awards (this includes fully favorable and partially favorable decisions) and 322 were denials.

The Johnstown Hearing Office (including hearings held at remote locations such as Latrobe, Dubois, and Altoona) awarded 549 cases while denying 247.

The Cranberry/Seven Fields Hearing Office issued 660 awards and 385 denials.

Finally the Morgantown, WV hearing office awarded 426 cases while denying 286.

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