What’s involved in Deciding Your RFC?

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Have you ever noticed how some things in life and law have their own language? Take Social Security Disability Insurance (“SSDI”) benefits, for example. What is an “RFC” anyway? And how does the Social Security Administration (“SSA”) decide if you have one? Let’s take a look. Residual Functional Capacity. When it comes to qualifying for SSDI benefits, your residual functional … Read More

Burden of Proof: Social Security Disability

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By Kelsey Young, Attorney Parmele Law Firm, P.C. In a Social Security disability claim, the burden of proof is on the claimant for the first four steps of the sequential evaluation process.  The steps include: 1. Is the individual engaging in substantial gainful activity?  (“SGA” is generally defined as working full-time, 40 hours a week, or earning over $1,190 per … Read More