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The Exceptional Social Security Disability Approval Rate in Connecticut: How James F. Aspell, P.C. Achieves an 85% Success Rate

Posted by James Aspell | Nov 21, 2023 | 0 Comments

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When it comes to navigating the complex world of Social Security Disability (SSD) claims, the choice of legal representation can be a crucial determinant of success. In Connecticut, where the average approval rate hovers at a meager 41%, securing the services of a proficient SSD lawyer can make all the difference. At James F. Aspell, P.C., we take immense pride in our remarkable year-to-date approval rate of 85%. In this comprehensive article, we'll delve into the reasons behind our exceptional success and why selecting the right SSD lawyer is paramount for your case.

Understanding the SSD Landscape in Connecticut

Connecticut's SSD Approval Rates: A Stark Reality

Connecticut is known for its stringent SSD approval process. With an average approval rate significantly below the national average, it's evident that claimants in the state face an uphill battle when seeking disability benefits. The intricacies of the system, coupled with rigorous evaluations, contribute to the low approval rate. However, hope prevails, especially when you have the right legal advocate by your side.

What Sets James F. Aspell, P.C. Apart: Our Unparalleled 85% Approval Rate

Expertise That Matters

At James F. Aspell, P.C., we believe that expertise matters profoundly in the realm of SSD claims. Our team of seasoned SSD lawyers possesses an in-depth understanding of Connecticut's disability system. We know the nuances, requirements, and strategies that can maximize your chances of approval.

Personalized Approach

One key element that distinguishes us from the rest is our personalized approach. We recognize that each case is unique, and cookie-cutter solutions simply won't suffice. Our attorneys take the time to comprehensively assess your situation, understanding your medical condition, work history, and financial needs. This thorough evaluation allows us to tailor our representation to your specific circumstances, significantly increasing your likelihood of approval.

Effective Communication

Effective communication is the cornerstone of our success. We ensure that our clients are well-informed throughout the entire SSD claims process. This not only reduces anxiety but also empowers claimants with the knowledge they need to make informed decisions at every step.

Fighting for Your Rights

Our commitment to fighting for your rights is unwavering. We leave no stone unturned in building a compelling case on your behalf. From gathering medical evidence to representing you at hearings, we are your staunch advocates, dedicated to securing the disability benefits you deserve.

Frequently Asked Questions

FAQ 1: What makes Connecticut's SSD approval process challenging?

  • Connecticut's SSD approval process is challenging due to its stringent evaluation criteria, which often result in a low approval rate. The state's system demands comprehensive documentation and extensive medical evidence to substantiate disability claims.

FAQ 2: How do I choose the right SSD lawyer in Connecticut?

  • Selecting the right SSD lawyer in Connecticut requires thorough research. Look for experience, a high success rate, personalized attention, and effective communication as key factors in your decision.

FAQ 3: What should I expect when working with James F. Aspell, P.C.?

  • When you choose James F. Aspell, P.C., you can expect a personalized approach, expert legal representation, transparent communication, and a dedicated team committed to securing your SSD benefits.

FAQ 4: Can I apply for SSD benefits on my own without legal representation?

  • While it is possible to apply for SSD benefits independently, statistics show that having an experienced SSD lawyer significantly improves your chances of approval, especially in Connecticut.

FAQ 5: How long does the SSD claims process in Connecticut typically take?

  • The duration of the SSD claims process in Connecticut can vary, but it often involves multiple stages and may take several months to years. Having a skilled attorney can expedite the process and increase your chances of success.


In Connecticut, where the SSD approval rate averages a mere 41%, selecting the right SSD lawyer can make all the difference. At James F. Aspell, P.C., our year-to-date approval rate stands at an impressive 85%, a testament to our expertise, personalized approach, effective communication, and unwavering commitment to securing your disability benefits. When you choose us, you choose a legal advocate who understands the intricacies of Connecticut's SSD system and will fight tirelessly for your rights. Don't let the odds deter you; contact us today, and let us help you navigate the path to securing the benefits you deserve.


About the Author

James Aspell

Principal since August 1, 2006 James F. Aspell is the principal and managing attorney of the firm which he started in 2006 following 20 years of litigation practice in a mid -size firm in Hartford, Connecticut. Jim focuses his practice in the areas of worker's compensation and personal injury l...


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