Step 3 of the Sequential Evaluation Process for Social Security Disability Claims: Using the Medical Listings to Win a Claim for Autoimmune Diseases

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Course Information

Time 60 Minutes
Difficulty Intermediate

Course Description

This program will review the 5-step sequential evaluation process that Social Security uses to determine disability claims. Specifically, this seminar will focus on Step 3 of the sequential evaluation process. It will highlight tips and strategies regarding obtaining medical documentation for your client, use of Residual Functional Capacity forms and treatment summary letters, and preparing pre-hearing briefs to effectively argue a medical listing.

This seminar will discuss a brief overview of Part A and Listings of Impairments, Meet or Equal Standard used by Social Security, and using the Medical Listings specifically for claims regarding Autoimmune disease such as Systemic Lupus Erythematous, Multiple Sclerosis, Sjogren’s Disease, and Fibromyalgia.  

Presented by Jasmine C. Dickerson, this program will benefit Social Security Disability Attorneys.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Identify Preliminary Information regarding the 5-step Sequential Evaluation Process
  2. Identify how to use Medical Listings of Impairments at Step 3 of the Evaluation Process to your client’s advantage
  3. Prepare your case for a successful outcome at the Administrative Law Hearing Level
  4. Prepare, analyze, and identify a case under a specific medical listing
  5. Predict whether or not your client’s medical evidence and current symptomology would meet or equal a listed impairment 

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Jasmine C. Dickerson

Law Offices of Barbara B. Comerford

Ms. Jasmine C. Dickerson is a graduate of New York Law School, where she was an International Associate of the Center for International Law. She is currently a Senior Associate at the Law Offices of Barbara B. Comerford specializing in Social Security Disability Benefits and ERISA disability cases. Prior to joining the Law Offices of Barbara B. Comerford, Ms. Dickerson worked as a judicial intern for Judge Maureen Mantineo in the Civil Law division of Hudson County Superior Court, where she conducted research and wrote memoranda pertaining to a wide variety of legal issues faced in civil court, ranging from contract settlements to municipal tort liability. Ms. Dickerson is licensed to practice law in the state of New Jersey. Mrs. Dickerson has spoken previously at a NOSSCR national conference and at the Bergen County Bar Association in NJ.