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We Know How To Work With Medical Experts In SSD Claims

Depending on the nature of your Social Security claim, the judge will question medical experts and/or psychologists during your disability hearing before an administrative law judge (ALJ). Their role is to review medical records and answer questions about whether your physical or mental impairment meets the standards of a disability listing.

At McKown & Myers, LLP, our attorneys know how to use the specialists to your advantage. We will use the medical experts as a tool to help you obtain the Social Security Disability (SSD) or Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits you need.

Our Role In ALJ Hearings

The administrative law judge will question medical experts about your medical condition. We will carefully consider this testimony. If it supports your claim, we will encourage the expert to continue talking about how your disability clearly falls under the Social Security Administration’s listings of impairments. If the testimony is not initially supportive of your claim, we will direct the expert toward portions of your record that do agree with his or her analysis. With more than 30 years of experience, we are skilled at using medical experts to help strengthen your disability claim appeal.

Frequently, by discussing your case, we find out that certain issues were overlooked. One of the most common is when a person files for Social Security Disability (SSD) or Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits based on a single disability, even though that person may actually have several other major medical problems that were not covered in the application. Everything must be addressed in the application, and we will make certain it is. With more than 30 years of experience on our side, we know how to handle reconsiderations.

Have Questions About Filing For SSD?

Talk to a lawyer about the role of medical experts in SSD claims or SSI claims. You can reach us toll free from anywhere in Indiana at 765-668-7531. You may also contact one of our Social Security Disability attorneys online. We represent clients from Marion, Fort Wayne, Gas City, Wabash, Hartford City, Alexandria, Huntington, North Manchester, Jonesboro and throughout Indiana.