Monday, April 16, 2012

Tuesday, April 3, 2012

Medical/Vocational Grids - San Francisco


What are “Grids”?
If a person applying for disability benefits in San Francisco is found to be unable to return to their past work, then the next question is whether they can do any other work.  If the claimant CAN do other work then they will not be disabled.  If they CANNOT do any other work, then they will be found disabled under Social Security’s rules.  

To answer this question Social Security looks to the Medical-Vocational Guidelines, or “Grids” to see where a claimant falls in regard to the combination of their: