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plaintiff

(formerly) a person who brings a civil action in a court of law
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When the claim is being litigated and the claimant has legal counsel, contact with the claimant is restricted.
At this phase, communication is essential among the carrier, physician, and claimant.
Because more Social Security claimants with MS qualify under the latter, I'm outlining the work incentives offered by SSD.
All recognized claimants will be invited to the claimant meeting, regardless of their participation in the process to date.
Surprisingly, they do not point to a single test of a psychic claimant that resulted in the conclusion that the claims were, in fact, genuine.
Evidence" does not include oral and written communications between a claimant and his or her representative that is subject to the attorney-client privilege, unless the claimant voluntarily discloses the communication to the SSA;
This is because becoming a claimant's "friend" requires making a direct request of (or contact with) the claimant.
Part contract, part personal work plan, the Claimant Commitment makes the consequences of failing to meet expectations clear and sets personal job search goals.
Although you can appeal against this decision, the appeal can take three months and if the appeal is successful all benefits be restored, but the claimant still has to live on greatly reduced benefits.
Labour said the ONS added: "ONS intends to include UC claimants within the claimant count once a suitable timely supply of information becomes available.
LABOUR has launched a fresh attack on the Government's Universal Credit scheme after revealing that "errors" by the Department for Work and Pensions have meant claimants are being excluded from official unemployment figures.
A Bilston claimant questioned about a living together fraud pleaded: "I don't know why you're interviewing me.