Does it really take 12 to 16 months to get my Social Security Disability hearing?

In Peoria, Bloomington, Pontiac, Springfield, and Champaign, Illinois it does.

There are several levels before the hearing level.

It takes a couple months for Social Security to review your initial application.

It also takes a couple months for Social Security to review your application at the second level.

This is because there are thousands of people applying for Social Security Disability, and only a limited number of people to review the medical records.

At the hearing level, it takes about 12 months to get before the judge.

Once again, there are thousands of people waiting for a hearing and only a limited number of judges.

For example, in Peoria, Illinois there are approximately 7 judges and some support staff getting all the cases ready for hearing.

Questions about your Social Security Disability case? Feel free to call Illinois Social Security Disability Attorney Dirk May at 309-827-4371.

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