Social Security Disability and the Legal Professional

Social Security Disability and the Legal Professional

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This comprehensive introduction to the Social Security disability system begins with basic information and builds with each chapter for thorough coverage in an easy-to-read style. In each chapter, the author uses a gender-neutral character, qChrisq to pose questions and find solutions during the appeals process as a way to personalize the content and procedures, and to enhance understanding. This book is primarily directed toward paralegal programs and undergraduate legal studies or social sciences courses. As a supplemental text in a Health Law or Administrative Law course or as a reference text for law offices, this book will assist those legal professionals involved in the more than 500, 000 claims heard by federal administrative law judges each year. It introduces and familiarizes the student with the disability claims process with reference to the appropriate governing regulations rather than a tedious review of case law.Allegation of Down Syndrome. Ia€” 1 t0. Allegation of severe mental deficiency made by another individual filing on behalf of a claimant who is at least 7 years of age. For example, a mother filing for benefits for her child states that the childanbsp;...

Title:Social Security Disability and the Legal Professional
Author:Jeffrey Scott Wolfe, Lisa B. Proszek
Publisher:Cengage Learning - 2003


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