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Medical Expert at Your Hearing? You need an attorney

Posted by: dmagann

If there is a medical expert (ME) at your hearing and you are unrepresented or the person representing you is someone you just met the day of the hearing you can ask the Judge for a delay in order to seek an attorney who has experience in cross examining the so called “medical expert”. Often, […]

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Posted on Friday, December 30th, 2011 at 10:34 pm and filed under Social Security Law.

Social Security Ruling 11-1p: New Application

Posted by: dmagann

In essence SSR-11-1p limits claimants after receiving an Unfavorable ALJ Hearing Decision or in some circumstances a Partially Favorable ALJ Hearing Decision to decide an Appeals Council action OR submit a “new”/”subsequent” application. In the past you could do both without restrictions. SSR-11-1p dramatically changed a claimant’s choice. SSA is still digesting and issuing the procedures […]

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Posted on Friday, December 16th, 2011 at 8:06 pm and filed under Social Security Law.

Hire An Actual Attorney and Meet With The Attorney!

Posted by: dmagann

The law firms sending  non-attorneys are not advertising that they are sending non-attorneys to Social Security hearings with you the claimant. In a previous Blog we challenged attorneys and non-attorneys alike to show us any advertising listing them as “non-attorneys”. We are still waiting for any response. It is important to hire an actual attorney. […]

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Posted on Monday, December 5th, 2011 at 10:10 pm and filed under Social Security Law.

SSI Title XVI: Disability Welfare Qualification

Posted by: dmagann

There are both income and asset limitations for SSI. See, 20 CFR 416.1100 to 416.1266. The income limit is based upon different kinds of amounts, some earned and unearned income can be disregarded to encourage work. There is a “deeming” formula for those who live with the SSI recipient. There is no limitation for SSA to review […]

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Posted on Monday, December 5th, 2011 at 8:16 pm and filed under Social Security Law.

SSA Ruling 11-1p: Your rights being limited!

Posted by: dmagann

Social Security Adaministration (SSA) Ruling 11-1p revises SSA’s policy of subsequent applications where if a prior application is at the Appeals Council level.  SSA will no longer process a subsequent disability claim if you already have a claim under the same title and of the same type pending at the Appeals Council.   So Unfavorable Decision […]

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Posted on Monday, December 5th, 2011 at 6:44 pm and filed under Social Security Law.

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