Chart depicting disability decision data and precentage chance of winning in social security disability claims

This chart shows the chances of success at the five major disability levels: initial, reconsideration, ALJ hearing, Appeals Council, and Federal Court. This represents general chances of winning, and is not divided into regions or law firm representation.

Source: 1) Initial and Reconsideration Data: SSA State Agency Operations Report; 2) Administrative Law Judge and Appeals Council data: SSA Office of Hearings Operations (OHO) and Office of Analytics, Review, and Oversight (OARO); 3) Federal Court data: SSA Office