Social Security Disability and the Legal Professional / Edition 1

Social Security Disability and the Legal Professional / Edition 1

by Jeffrey Scott Wolfe, Lisa B. Proszek
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0766821153

ISBN-13: 9780766821156

Pub. Date: 07/24/2002

Publisher: Cengage Learning

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, "Chris" to pose questions and find solutions during the appeals process as a way to personalize the content and procedures,

Overview

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, "Chris" 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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780766821156
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
07/24/2002
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
450
Product dimensions:
8.46(w) x 11.10(h) x 0.73(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: The Administrative Determination. 2: Service as a Representative in Social Security Disability and Claims. Chapter 3: Social Security Disability Programs: Eligibility Requirements for Title II Disability Insurance Claims. Chapter 4 Eligibility Requirements for Title XVI Supplemental Security Income Benefits Claims. Chapter 5: Understanding Your Case: The Definition of Adult Disability for Title II and Title XVI Supplemental Security Income Benefits Claims. Chapter 6: Step One of the Sequential Evaluation Process: Substantial Gainful Activity. Chapter 7: Step Two of the Sequential Evaluation Process: "Sever" Impairments and Basic Work Activities. Chapter 8:Step Three in the Five Step Sequential Evaluation Process: The Listings. Chapter 9: The five Step Sequential Evaluation Process: Step "Three-and-a Half" - Residual Functional Capacity. Chapter 10: Understanding Your Case: Step Four in the Five Step Sequential Evaluation Process: Past Relevant Work. Chapter 11: Understanding Your Case: Step Five in the Five Step Sequential Evaluation Process: The Work. Chapter 12: Understanding Your Case: Childhood Disability. Chapter 13: Conducting the First Interview in Social Security Disability Appeals. Chapter 14: Understanding Your Case: The Hearing Process. Chapter 15: Understanding Your Case: The Post-Hearing Process. Chapter 16: Understanding Your Case: An Exemplar Case File. Chapter 17: The Appeals Council. Chapter 18: Special Circumstances and Cases. Chapter 19: Understanding Your Case: The Administrative Law Judge Decision. Chapter 20: Internet Resources.

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