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Old 08-24-2011, 07:03 PM   #4
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Re: Had my ALJ Hearing Today

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Originally Posted by joanne23 View Post
The vocational expert did not make any mention of jobs that he thought I could do. The only two times that he spoke were when he made the comment about my dogs and when he made the comment about how he thought that my being granted full benefits would cause me to stop getting better. I thought this was kind of out of line. I mean isn't there job just to make job recommendations, not to comment on the case like that?
I agree that it seems out of line. I thought the VE is only there to give an opinion as to whether you would be able to perform any jobs, and to list those jobs.