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I received the following email from a gentleman named Richard who graciously agreed to permit me to respond to his questions on this blog/podcast. (...)?podcasts=28 I received the following email from a gentleman named Richard who graciously agreed to permit me to respond to his questions on this...
Here is a question I received from a woman named Phyllis who sent me the following email: IF YOU HAVE WORKED AS A PROFESSIONAL NURSE FOR PAST 25 YEARS AND CAN NO LONGER DO THE JOB AS A NURSE DUE TO DISABILITY, CAN SOCIAL SECURITY REQUIRE YOU TO WORK AS A NON-PROFESSIONAL WITH ALOT LESS PAY...
Here is a question I received by email from a lady named Brenda. She raises a number of issues, Social Security, workers' compensation, bankruptcy, the timing of her Social Security application and even medical malpractice. If Social Security disability was a law school...
A gentleman named Mike writes in with a question about recommended medical treatment. Mike has been diagnosed with severe depression and he reports that the psychotropic medications prescribed to him have not worked well. His treating psychiatrist is now recommending electroconvulsive...
Episode Notes: Link to grid rules I have always believed that work history helps establish credibility. Yesterday our judge said as much and approved a case with consistent, but not overwhelming medical records.?videos=24 Episode Notes: Link to grid rules I have always believed...
What happens at your Social Security Disability hearing? (...)?videos=23 What happens at your Social Security Disability hearing? What should you wear? Who will be in the hearing room? In this 10 minute video, Jonathan demystifies the Social Security disability hearing process. What...
In this episode, I discuss the role of the vocational witness. In many hearing offices, Social Security judges regularly call vocational witnesses to testify in hearings. You need to understand who these witnesses are, why they are testifying at your hearing and their purpose for...
If you allege depression, anxiety or any other mental health problem, there is a good chance that your Social Security claims rep will send you out for a consultative evaluation by a psychologist on a panel maintained by your local Social Security office. In this episode, I explain what...
Show Notes: 1) MY HUSBAND HAS SIGNED UP FOR SSI DISABILITY 7 MONTHS AGO. (...)?podcasts=20 Show Notes: 1) MY HUSBAND HAS SIGNED UP FOR SSI DISABILITY 7 MONTHS AGO. AND HAS NO HEARD FROM THEM HE DID CALL AND ASKED ABOUT WHAT WAS GOING ON, AND WAS TOLD THEY ARE STILL INVESTIAGTING...
Show Notes: 1) dear Jonathan, i was finally able to go before the ALJ yesterday, my lawyer was 25 mins late and had no clue about the case ,we did not get together to discuss my case anytime before hand, needless to say i was trying to get across that i was having problems concentrating, what is...