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Testimony in ALJ Hearings

One of the things that generally happens at a Social Security Disability Insurance (“SSDI” or “disability benefits”) hearing, is that the Administrative Law Judge (“ALJ”) will ask the Vocational Expert (“VE”) a number of questions designed to find out whether you can do your past relevant work or any “other” work. So what does it […]

Tips for Testifying at Your Social Security Disability Hearing By Aujsha Willoughby Attorney, Parmele Law Firm, P.C. One of the most common fears amongst claimants in Social Security Disability cases is testifying at the hearing. This fear can arrive from many different factors such as anxiety, stress or even the thought of saying the wrong […]

Disability Attorney: Who is the Vocational Expert? By Aujsha Willoughby, Attorney Parmele Law Firm, P.C. The vocational expert “VE” is an expert witness that the Social Security Administration uses to testify at a Social Security disability hearing. The VE is familiar with employment duties and how an employer would accommodate persons with various mental or […]

By Andrew DeLaMare, Attorney Parmele Law Firm, P.C. The decision to file for Social Security disability benefits is never an easy one as the process can be long, complicated, frustrating and emotional as you wait for an answer as to whether you will be found disabled or not. When someone decides to file for disability […]

By Kelsey Young, Attorney Parmele Law Firm, P.C. Many social security disability claimants have difficulty overcoming the most obvious obstacles of a social security disability claim, such as the inability to get regular treatment due to a lack of insurance or other financial resources. Obtaining treatment while a person is not working is no easy […]

By Mike Wolter, Attorney Parmele Law Firm, P.C. If your social security disability case is denied at the initial application level and you appeal, your case will end up being set for a hearing with an Administrative Law Judge or “ALJ”.  An ALJ’s job is to look at all the medical evidence in the social […]

By James Pavisian, Attorney Parmele Law Firm, P.C. Most social security disability claims revolve around medical impairments with symptoms that wax and wane. For example, near half of all social security disability applications revolve around pain.  The intensity of pain an individual suffers is rarely the same.  In most claims, the individual will have good […]

Testifying At Your Social Security Disability Hearing By Aujsha Weeden, Attorney Parmele Law Firm, P.C. As a social security disability attorney in Springfield, MO at Parmele Law Firm, I have had the pleasure of meeting new clients and representing them at social security disability hearings. What I like most about our office is the ability […]

Giving Good Testimony at Your Social Security Disability Hearing By Andrew DeLaMare, Attorney Parmele Law Firm, P.C. Once you have applied for your Social Security disability benefits and have been denied at the initial or reconsideration levels, the next step is to request a hearing with an administrative law judge (ALJ). At the hearing before […]

Testifying at Your Social Security Disability Hearing By Aujsha Weeden, Attorney Parmele Law Firm, P.C.   One of the most common fears amongst claimants in Social Security disability cases is testifying at the Social Security disability hearing. This fear can arrive from many different factors such as anxiety, stress or even the thought of saying […]