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Assessment of Work-Related Functional Abilities Is Important In Disability Determination

Posted by Lisa Porter | May 25, 2019 | 0 Comments

A Residual Functional Capacity Report (RFC) from your medical or mental health provider, is key evidence in a Social Security Hearing.   The Burden of Proof is on the claimant to show that he or she cannot function on a full time basis, 8 hours per day, 5 days per week without experiencing disability symptoms.  Therefore, any medical records or opinions addressing your ability to function on the job is necessary.  If you want to read more about how Social Security views work related functional abilities, read more here:  http://www8.nationalacademies.org/onpinews/newsitem.aspx?RecordID=25376

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Lisa Porter

Lisa R.J. Porter Managing Partner Location:Lake Oswego, OregonPhone:503-245-6309866-945-1978 (Toll Free)Fax:503-530-8770 Lisa Porter, Esq., Managing Partner (admitted in OR and WA) grew up in Southern Oregon. She was raised by a mother with a disability. After years of debilitating symptoms th...

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