It’s imperative for an Ocala Social Security disability lawyer to obtain a doctor’s opinion on your condition as even a non controlling physician opinion can persuade the SSA to reward your benefits.
The decision maker of your case will accept doctor’s opinion as long as he is able to support his conclusion that you are disabled instead of merely stating that you are disabled. This means that they may consider your doctor’s opinion even if he is not deemed as controlling.
Unlike in the past, Veterans Administration now allow their doctors to complete reports used in SSD cases. Thus, if your doctor is working for the VA, you may request him to fill out such reports for your case. However, he may decline to do so if requested by the SSA.
If your treating source are a physician and a nurse practitioner, your Ocala Social Security disability attorney will require a standalone opinion from the physician or have the physician counter-sign the opinion by the nurse practitioner. In all likelihood, the physician’s opinion will be considered as the “treating source” of the two, even if he personally saw you once but supervised other treatments performed by the nurse practitioner.
An Ocala Social Security disability benefits lawyer at the CJ Henry Law Firm, PLLC knows how to find medical evidence and doctor opinions that are necessary to obtain SSD benefits. For a free initial consultation, call us today at 1.352.304.5300.