What Can I Expect To Happen At A Social Security Disability Hearing?
Usually, at a hearing, the hearing office will schedule government witnesses, who will either be medical doctors or vocational job experts, to testify about your past work and other work. You, the claimant, will testify, the government witnesses will testify, and your lawyer will cross-examine witnesses. After the hearing is conducted, you will get a decision in the mail within 90 days.
Are There Common Conditions Where People Do Qualify For Social Security Disability Benefits?
We come across some very common disabilities, like back injuries, knee injuries, and vision problems. We also win cases for less common medical problems such as uncontrollable high blood pressure or fibromyalgia. Any medical problem can be disabling, if it is severe enough.
What Is The Social Security Disability Review? How Does It Work?
The term review in social security refers to when you’ve had a hearing in front of the judge and the judge has denied your case. The next appeal is called a review of the judge’s decision. When that happens, your case is reviewed to determine whether or not the judge made the correct decision in denying your claim.
How Can I Find The Best Social Security Disability Attorney For Me?
Usually, the way to find a good social security attorney is to try to get a referral or two from a family member or friend in your local area.
What Should I Do If I Have Been Denied Social Security Disability Benefits?
The key factor, if you’ve been denied disability benefits, is to file your appeal before the deadline because if you don’t, you will end up having to file a new application start all over from the beginning.
What Is A Vocational Expert? How Can They Impact My Social Security Disability Claim?
A vocational expert is really a jobs expert. They use the dictionary of occupational titles to testify as to the requirements of the work you’ve done in the past. They’ll testify as to how much sitting, standing, or lifting you may have been required to do in your job.
Will Receiving An Inheritance Affect My Eligibility For Social Security Disability?
An inheritance won’t affect social security disability but it will affect supplemental security income. Any assets can disqualify you for SSI, no matter how disabled you are.
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