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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What Should You Say at Your Social Security Hearing? When you go before an administrative law judge (ALJ) for your Social Security hearing, it helps to know how to best communicate with the judge. I always give my clients three rules to follow: Be truthful. This may seem obvious, but it is extremely important. The ALJ […]
The ALJ is charged with formulating an RFC The disability process is broken down into five steps frequently referred to as the “sequential evaluation.” This posting deals with step four of the sequential evaluation. Other posts discuss the other steps of the sequential evaluation. At step four, the ALJ must determine what you are still […]
Who can represent you in your Social Security disability claim? 20 CFR 404 tells us who is allowed to represent you in your Social Security claim. However, you may ask “Why do you need an attorney on your Social Security disability claim?” Many people think that winning a Social Security disability claim is a simple […]