Use this space to explain the reasoning applied in arriving at the reconsideration
Give a concise and orderly statement of the pertinent facts. Describe the evidence
from which the facts were taken, if not described in the “new evidence” section. Summarize
letters, report of contact, etc., if pertinent, rather than quoting them at length.
If there is claimant disagreement with the facts and this disagreement is not resolved
to the claimant's satisfaction, show why it cannot be resolved and include all versions,
showing who gave which.
Show the conclusions reached and the reasons for them. Do not merely repeat the facts.
Show how conflicting allegations have been resolved, and why the allegations or evidence
accepted were given greater weight.
Cite the authority for the findings, e.g., the applicable sections of the Act, the