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Preparing For A Social Security Disability Case: Client Intake and Pre-Trial Prep

1h 3m

Created on July 23, 2019




The requirements for a successful disability claim are not the same for every person applying for it. In fact, the standard of proof changes depending on the claimant's age, education, and employment background. The preparation for a disability hearing before an Administrative Law Judge should start the minute a potential client calls you about their case. Richard Seelig of Seelig Law Offices, LLC will discuss the requirements of proving a disability in front of an Administrative Law Judge and provide practical strategies to prepare both your client and your record for an administrative hearing.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Identify the standard of proof and requirements for a social security disability case
  2. Gain practical strategies for successfully preparing your client for the hearing
  3. Discuss how to obtain and prepare the medical records
  4. Examine how to organize the information and the records for the Administrative Law Judge
  5. Review the hearing structure and how to best prepare yourself and the case file for a successful claim
  6. Provide helpful guidance for preparing the record for an appeal

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