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Old 09-09-2017, 05:59 PM  
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Originally Posted by davOD View Post
Well you MUST get a WC attorney....Any lawyer can do it, but WC attorneys are unique and understand the twists and turns.

Not sure I have met or read a Bio that one is exclusive to disability?...Now if you are filing for SSDI I also suggest get a specialized attorney for that as well.

I signed up and was approved first time, which I have been told is rare, as I was 44 at the time of my TBI(work related).

So I had a WC attorney, and a PI also, and they worked together.
Actually, about 1/3 of SSDI claimants are approved at the first stage. Not every type of disability has a Listing, and some Listings are rarely approved before an ALJ hearing. You must have had enough medical evidence to prove you meet a Listing, (which can be complicated and very particular).
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