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In a case we recently won at the federal district court, the entire record contained only two opinions offered by the same treating source on the same day regarding the claimant's ability to perform work.  The Administrative Law Judge ignored the only uncontroverted medical opinion in the record.
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Following is an argument I made in a federal district court case I won: "The Administrative Law Judge's (ALJ) Residual Functional Capacity Assessment Was Not Based on Material Evidence." Put in the simplest terms, the ALJ’s residual functional capacity assessment was not based on any medical...
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Getting a hearing in front of an Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) for your Social Security claim can take a long time. The average wait in Denver, from the time you submit a request for hearing to the time you get one, is 12 months. However, in certain, very specific situations, you may be able to...
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Will there be a consultative exam ordered at your Social Security disability hearing? In Diaz situations where an additional examination will likely be necessary for your Social Security disability hearing, the 10th Circuit determined that Administrative Law Judges (ALJ) have broad discretion in...
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Will there be a CE at my Social Security disability hearing In Diaz Situations where an additional examination will likely be necessary for your Social Security disability hearing, to include the following: v. Secretary of Health & Human Services, the 10th Circuit determined that ALJ's have broad...
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