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Consultative Examinations

These are exams that social security will send claimants to. They usually take about 45 minutes where they go see a physical or psychological doctor and the doctor will render an opinion on what the limitations will be medically or mentally. The exams are very important in the process because if there is not a medical opinion the judge will rely on the consultative examination to decide what the work place limitations are. Social Security pays for the exams. If it is possible you should have someone go with you because some doctors do a very short exam and not a very good one. Having a third party there to document what happened to later explain to the judge.

Andrew Magruder and Les Wilkinson are experienced disability attorneys in the Central Savannah River Area who help with Social Security disability claims in Georgia and South Carolina. Our practice areas include social security disability, veteran’s disability claims, Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) Claims, and long term disability claims.

With over 55 years of combined experience, Wilkinson & Magruder can handle all stages of your social security disability claim. We are located in Augusta at 12 George C. Wilson Court. Call us today at (706) 737-0771.