Medical records are used to establish your medical history. Usually the ALJs have reviewed the medical records and noted the relevant facts for use at the hearing, rendering detailed testimony about your medical history unnecessary.
Due to the 12-month disability requirement, the most important aspects of your disability case history are the plateaus, not the valleys or peaks. A time frame for the testimony regarding the plateaus can be established by your medical history.
The nature of your case will affect the degree to which the judge or your Ocala Social Security disability attorney will question you regarding your medical history. Some cases require more development of medical history. These types of cases typically include unusual impairments, the employment of virtually every known pain treatment, unusual treatment or particularly cryptic medical records where the claimant’s testimony will educate the ALJ.
Your Ocala Social Security disability attorney may ask the following types of questions if medical history is required:
Typically, testimony will be kept to a minimum concerning past medical treatment. However, your Ocala Social Security disability attorney may ask you numerous questions about current, on-going treatment and the absence of ongoing treatment should be explained. Typical questions may include:
If you would like to visit with an experienced Ocala Social Security disability attorney regarding your Social Security disability claim, please contact CJ Henry Law Firm at 352-304-5300.