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Can I increase the amount by contributing more into social security for the next few years?

Attorney Eric Brown answers the question “At 64 I received my Social Security statement. It shows that at age 66 I will receive $870. Can I increase that amount by contributing more into social security for the next few years? Or will the amount remain the same? Will the Social Security Administration allow me to contribute more into the funds?” Please know: This is an informative video and should not...

Vocational Expert says no jobs available, does this mean I won my Social Security Disability Claim?

Attorney Eric Brown answers the question “At my hearing, the vocational expert named three possible sedentary jobs that I could do. My attorney asked a couple of hypothetical questions at which point the vocational expert said ‘under that scenario, there would be no jobs available’. Does this mean I won my claim?” Please know: This is an informative video and should not be considered legal...

Administrative Law Judge Hearing

Today I’m here to tackle the subject of the Administrative Law Judge Hearing. Now at this point if you are a claimant, you have been denied your initial application or you have been denied your request for reconsideration then you have the opportunity to request a hearing before an Administrative Law Judge. I want to introduce you to some of the players and inform you of the process of how everything will go down....

Is there a such thing as Partial Disability/Permanent Disability?

Today I want to tackle a couple of questions I’m often asked by clients that come in to request my help for a social security disability claim. These questions are: 1. Is there a such thing as a temporary disability? 2. Is there a such thing as a partial disability? The answer to the first question is YES. There is a such thing as temporary disability, it’s called the closed period of disability. When dealing with...

The Appeals Process

I want to talk to you a little bit today about the social security disability appeals process. Now if you are somebody who can’t work because of medical reasons or mental health reasons and you need to file for social security benefits, you will do so by filing an initial application with the social security administration. You can do it online, over the phone, or you can do it in person at your local field office....

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