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Your Doctor’s Opinion

  • Published: April 23, 2013
Your Doctor’s Opinion

One of the most important factors that the Social Security disability examiner will consider in determining whether to award you disability benefits is your doctor’s opinion regarding your medical condition. Your Ocala disability lawyer will assist your treating physician in providing the necessary detailed information and will address any questions or concerns your doctor may have.

Your Doctor’s Opinion

The following are some common concerns that doctors have.

Work-Related Activities

A common concern of most treating physicians is that they will harm the patient’s chances of getting disability benefits if they provide information that will show that he/she is capable of doing some work-related activities.

Your Ocala disability lawyer will address this concern by assuring your doctor that it will it not harm your chances of getting benefits. In fact, it may be beneficial because it will show the SSA that the doctor’s opinion is truthful.

The Worst Thing a Doctor Can Say

Another concern doctors have is providing detrimental comments. Your Ocala disability lawyer will prevent this situation by reviewing your doctor’s notes and comments prior to submitting it to the SSA Overall, however, your lawyer will advise your treating physician not to exaggerate your condition. In other words, your doctor should not describe you as more disabled than you really are.

Contact Us

If you are planning to file for Social Security disability benefits and have questions or concerns, call the CJ Henry Law Firm, PLLC at (352) 304 5300 to talk to an Ocala disability lawyer.

Claudeth Henry

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