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15

May

2017

Win Your Social Security Case: Understanding the Transferability of Skills Analysis – Mistake #2

Since 1964, the Social Security Administration has contracted with Vocational Experts to testify in Social Security Cases. Many of these experts derive substantial income from serving as a witness for the government, and many are far from being “impartial.” The Social Security Administration Law Judges have tilted from granting more Read More

08

May

2017

Win Your Social Security Case: Understanding the Vocational Expert – Mistake #1

Since 1964, the Social Security Administration has contracted with Vocational Experts to testify in Social Security cases. Many of these experts derive substantial income from serving as a witness for the government, and many are far from being “impartial.” The Social Security Administration Law Judges have tilted from granting more Read More

18

Jul

2016

occupational assessment services, vocational evaluations, vocational experts, vocational evaluations for lawyers, legal services, social security disability claims

Using Vocational Experts in Social Security Disability Cases – Increase Your Wins

Since Kerner v. Flemming, 283 F.2d 916 (2d Cir. 1960), Vocational Experts, who are vocational rehabilitation professionals educated, trained, and skilled in job placement of injured persons and knowledgeable about labor market conditions, have been asked to formulate vocational opinions about specific job opportunities of a person based on their Read More