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VA or Veterans Disability Benefits and Social Security Disability: How does one affect the other?

Posted by: braadm

If a claimant has a VA Disability Rating Decision SSA must consider that evidence. Although the evidence is not “binding” on SSA (20 CFR sec. 404.1504) it can not be ignored. 20 CFR sec. 404.1512(b)(5), SSR-06-3p. In four Circuits including Florida the VA Disability Rating Decision is entitled to “great weight”.  Brady v. Heckler, 724 […]

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Posted on Tuesday, February 1st, 2011 at 12:53 pm and filed under Social Security Law.

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