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RMDLGSouthern Disability Law Group, and Whitcomb Law disability lawyers are some of the best in their field.  We can handle your Social Security appeal.

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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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Can I Appeal the Social Security ALJ’s Decision Not to Reopen a Prior Claim?

Applying the Doctrine of Res Judicata in Reopening a Social Security Prior Claim I have on a small number of occasions been faced with the doctrine of Res Judicata and Administrative Finality in dealing with the question of whether I could reopen a prior claim.  It is fairly common knowledge that an ALJ has discretion to reopen a prior […]

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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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ALJ cannot consider past relevant work performed under special conditions

The ALJ erred in returning claimant to past relevant work performed under special conditions. “When the SSA determines whether an individual is disabled for SSDI purposes, it does not take the possibility of ‘reasonable accommodation’ into account, nor need an applicant refer to the possibility of reasonable accommodation when she applies for SSDI. See Memorandum […]

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Video: How RMDLG Will Help Win Your Social Security Disability Insurance Claim

Why choose Rocky Mountain Disability Law Group to Represent You in Your Social Security Disability Insurance Claim? If you’re wondering how will the attorneys at Whitcomb Law, PC will win your Social Security disability insurance claim, then watch this video. This 30 second video describes the work at Whitcomb Law, PC and its sister offices […]

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Video: Do I Need Social Security Disability Attorney?

Do I Need a Social Security Disability Attorney for My Disability Claim? This one minute video answers the question, “Do I need a Social Security attorney for my disability claim?”  Attorney Joe Whitcomb, founder and president of Whitcomb Law, PC, details the issues of which your Social Security disability attorney should be aware.

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Created by Joe Whitcomb, Esq.

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