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Each month, I shine the spotlight on a previous post that discusses an issue regarding Social Security disability law that remains highly relevant today.

It is more important than ever to make your disability claim as strong as possible for your hearing. One aspect of developing the claim file that is often overlooked is a written statement from a person who knows you well, and can provide insight about your situation. It can be persuasive evidence.

The written statement should be submitted into the claim file ahead of the hearing, so that it is in the record when the administrative law judge first reviews the file. 

Please read: Statement from a Spouse, Parent or Friend


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If you are considering an application for Social Security disability benefits, or have already applied and want assistance with your claim, please contact Gordon Gates.