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Social Security Disability Answers

Mar 08, 2011 Comments Off on Social Security Disability Answers by

At the Charles Hall Law Firm, we are always working on Social Security Disability cases. That’s what we do.  We want to provide you with valuable information to answer your questions. You can explore the site, call us, chat live with a firm representative, and fill out a FREE Case Review form to get started. […]

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How Can I Increase My Social Security?

Jun 10, 2013 Comments Off on How Can I Increase My Social Security?

Can you increase your Social Security? If you’re talking about retirement benefits, the answer is probably yes but you’ll have to be patient. I think that most people know that if you go on Social Security retirement benefits before full retirement age — which is currently 66 — you receive less. The reduction is 25% […]

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No More Secret ALJ

May 27, 2013 Comments Off on No More Secret ALJ

Social Security had been trying to keep secret the identity of an Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) assigned to hold a hearing until the day of the hearing. This didn’t matter all that much to Social Security disability claimants, the people we represent, since they didn’t know the ALJs anyway but it was certainly a pain […]

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Don’t Let Social Security Account Fraud Happen To You

May 27, 2013 Comments Off on Don’t Let Social Security Account Fraud Happen To You

We’re hearing of more and more cases where a crook has been able to steal a Social Security recipient’s money electronically. The way it works is that the crook goes online and uses some simple information to establish an online account with Social Security for someone they know is receiving Social Security benefits. They then […]

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If I’m Already On Social Security Retirement Benefits, Will They Give Me More Money If I Also Become Disabled?

Aug 19, 2011 Comments Off on If I’m Already On Social Security Retirement Benefits, Will They Give Me More Money If I Also Become Disabled?

Question: If I’m already on Social Security retirement benefits, will they give me more money if I become disabled? Answer: Not unless you’re under full retirement age, currently 66. If you’re asking this question and you’re already 66 or older, forget about it. Once you reach full retirement age, there is no disability. You’re already […]

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Can I Get Social Security Disability If I’m Still In The Armed Forces

Jul 21, 2011 Comments Off on Can I Get Social Security Disability If I’m Still In The Armed Forces

Question: Can I get Social Security disability if I’m still in the armed forces? Answer: Yes. I know that answer may surprise a lot of people but you certainly can get Social Security disability benefits while still on active duty in the armed forces. Let me explain. People in the armed forces can get injured […]

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Why Do They Pay Social Security Disability To Alcoholics And Drug Addicts

Jul 19, 2011 Comments Off on Why Do They Pay Social Security Disability To Alcoholics And Drug Addicts

Question: Why do they pay Social Security disability to alcoholics and drug addicts. Answer: Social Security doesn’t pay disability benefits to anyone because they are an alcoholic or a drug addict. The law says they can’t. However, something like 20% of the adult population has an alcohol or drug problem. Do we want to deny […]

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