Applying for Social Security Disability (SSDI) benefits can be a long and complicated process. The Social Security Administration (SSA) has strict eligibility requirements, and the application process can be overwhelming for people who are already struggling with a disability. That’s why it’s important to have an experienced North Georgia Social Security Disability Lawyer on your side.
The Composite Jobs Rule can materially affect the Social Security Disability / SSI claim evaluation process. The technique employed by the Social Security Administration (SSA) typically follows a five-step sequential evaluation process. These five steps are discussed in detail over in the OBF Knowledge Base, but as a brief summary […]
The Social Security Disability application process provides a path to secure vital support for disabled individuals who can no longer perform work in the national economy. However, various things to avoid can derail claims that should otherwise win. The key factor to winning a disability case is to ensure that […]
What is Past Relevant Work? Discussion about a Claimant’s Past Relevant Work (PRW) happens at nearly every SSI and Disability ALJ hearing. PRW is the work that Claimant performed in the 15 years preceding the hearing. The work that Claimant performed on a full-time basis is generally considered “Past Relevant […]
O’Brien & Feiler always recommends having competent representation at Disability Hearings. If you are in Georgia, we would like to help. If not, it is always advisable to seek local counsel that specializes in representing disability claimants. After waiting for months or even years, the date of your ALJ disability […]
Author’s Note: This article contains a number of defined terms used by the Social Security Administration. If you are not familiar with disability terminology, in particular the role of a Vocational Expert, please see our list of Common Disability Definitions. For most Claimants, especially those younger than age 50, one […]