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When ALJ errors cause your Social Security claim to be denied, reach out to the attorneys at RMDLGSouthern Disability Law Group, or Whitcomb Law for help.

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Social Security Benefits and Disability Judges Under Attack

Why are Social Security Benefits Becoming so Difficult to Get? The Social Security benefits attorneys at the Rocky Mountain Disability Law Group came across an interesting article this week.  The Washington Times reported that “House Republicans signaled this week they will pressure the Social Security Administration to crack down on administrative law judges who appear […]

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Failure to Follow Prescribed Treatment-Social Security Appeal

What happens to my Social Security appeal if you fail to follow prescribed treatment? Social Security Ruling 82-59 As a Social Security disability attorney, I find myself faced with instances when an ALJ denies my client disability benefits after a hearing, because he or she found that the claimant failed to follow prescribed treatment.  In […]

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Social Security-Transferable Skills

Social Security Disability Five Step Sequential Evaluation-Transferable Skills If you are over (or nearly over) age 50 and cannot do your past work, the judge may need to determine whether you developed transferable skills while working that would transfer to other jobs. To make this determination, the judge will seek the help of an expert […]

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