Category Archives: evaluation process

28 Oct

The Virtual Screening Unit: What Is It and How Can It Help Your Claim?

At some point after your Request for Hearing has been filed, you may receive a notice by the Social Security Administration that your case has been transferred to the Virtual Screening Unit (VSU). What is the Virtual Screening Unit? The Virtual Screening Unit is a division in the Social Security Administration comprised of senior attorneys

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27 Aug

Social Security Disability Function Reports

How does Social Security use my answers on these forms to assess my ability to work? While your representative cannot tell you what to put in your answers, we can advise you how your answers to these questions will be viewed by Social Security and the sorts of things you should think about in answering

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02 Feb

How to Prove Pain in a Social Security Disability Case

What is the Social Security Administration trying to do in my disability case? The Social Security Administration’s main goal is to decide whether you are able to work, doing either your past job or any type of job. Does the Social Security Administration (SSA) consider the pain I am in when deciding whether to award

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25 Jan

Seizures and Social Security Disability Claims – How To Prepare Your Case

There are more than 29 different seizure disorders, and not all of them result in convulsions. In fact, seizures are experienced differently from person to person. Many individuals with chronic seizure disorders are able to control seizures with medications.  If you take medications as directed and still continue to experience seizures that prevent you from

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24 Jan

Social Security Myths EXPOSED!! Disability Group Inc Reveals The Truth About the Social Security Claims Process

Applying for Social Security disability benefits can be intimidating and time-consuming. Understanding how the system works can be the difference between winning or not winning your disability benefits.  Disability Group reveals common Social Security disability myths and misconceptions. Myth: The Social Security Administration denies everyone the first time they apply for disability. This is absolutely

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19 Jan

You got your benefits – now how do you pass a review?

Once you are receiving Social Security Disability benefits, the Social Security Administration will periodically review your case to make sure that you are still disabled. This review is called a Continuing Disability Review (CDR) and the law requires it. What can you expect from a CDR? When the SSA determines that you are disabled, your

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