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

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Produced on July 23, 2019

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Course Information

Time 90 minutes
Difficulty Intermediate

Course Description

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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Faculty

Richard Neuworth

Lebau & Neuworth

Richard P. Neuworth (Lebau & Neuworth) has been practicing law for over 25 years. A partner in Lebau & Neuworth since 1997, his areas of focus include employment law, employee benefits, social security disability and personal injury litigation. He is a member of the American Bar Association, Maryland State Bar Association, Association of Trial Lawyers of America, Maryland Trial Lawyers Association, National Employment Lawyers Association, Baltimore County Bar Association and Baltimore City Bar Association. He has also written numerous articles on Employment Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA) for individuals and attorneys that represent individuals.



Reviews

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Daniel C.

Most useful info packed into 1.5 hours that I have ever experienced. Excellent program.

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Stephen K.

Excellent!

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Roger B.

Great work

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