Fatal Mistakes Social Security Disability Claimants Make
This is a short list of mistakes we have seen our clients
make over the years. Whether you are our client, another
lawyer's client or simply trying to represent yourself in
a claim for Social Security Disability benefits, you
should read this list carefully and maybe you can avoid
making one of these "fatal" mistakes.
Please call or write us if you have questions about this
or any other legal matter.
- Not being completely
honest with their lawyer regarding medical conditions,
work status and drug or alcohol use.
- Not going to the
doctor regularly or not taking all the medications
prescribed by the doctor.
- Not attending all
meetings scheduled with their lawyer.
- Not keeping Social
Security and their lawyer informed of their current
address and telephone number.
- Committing a crime
that would cause Social Security to question their
- Saying anything
untruthful during their hearing with the Administrative
- Continuing to smoke
while claiming disability for heart or respiratory
- Not reading all
letters from Social Security or from their lawyer and
missing a deadline contained in a letter.
- Using illegal drugs or
abusing legal drugs and alcohol.
- Not attending medical
examinations scheduled by Social Security.
- Failing to tell their
lawyer about every doctor they have seen.
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