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Preparing for a Social Security Disability Hearing In Light of Recent Legal Developments

1h 30m

Created on July 23, 2019

Intermediate

$99

Overview

This program, presented by seasoned social security practitioner Richard Neuworth, will take a deep dive into how to prepare for a social security disability hearing after the 2017 evidentiary rule changes and recent Supreme Court decisions. Mr. Neuworth will provide an overview of the 2017 rule changes and will address several other topics including fee agreements for handling a case before an Administrative Law Judge and on appeal, cross examination of medical and vocational experts - particularly after Bierstak v. Berryhill (2019), and the five-day rule for submission of evidence. Lastly, Mr. Neuworth will also provide practical strategies for enhancing claimant credibility, treating physician credibility, and representative credibility.


Learning Objectives:

  1. Explore how to prepare for a social security disability hearing after the 2017 evidentiary rule changes and recent Supreme Court decisions
  2. Gain an overview of the 2017 evidentiary rule changes
  3. Identify how to handle client fee agreements
  4. Examine how to effectively cross examine medical experts
  5. Review how to cross examine vocational experts after Bierstak v. Berryhill (2019)
  6. Analyze the five-day rule for submission of evidence
  7. Develop best practices for managing your client's case

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