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Social Media

When filing a disability claim or in the process of receiving disability, it is important to watch the pictures and things you say on social media sites like Facebook, Twitter, MySpace and others. It is possible that some administrative law judges could look at things you put on the internet. If this happens it could possibly be detrimental to you disability claim and even result in a unfavorable decision. The next time you are on a social media site be careful what you are writing and the pictures you may post for they might hurt your disability claim. We would recommend that you refrain from using any social media sites until you claim has been approved.

 

Updating personal contact information with your attorney

It is important to always inform your attorney or any other Social Security representative when you move and change phone numbers. If we are unable to reach you in a timely matter, it can have a detrimental impact on your case as we at certain times need to update your medical information, schedule meetings and confirm evidence in your file. Continue reading