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Kerie@optonline.net
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(631) 471-7171
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Kerie@optonline.net
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Kerie Stone
20 years ago, on September 11, 2001, I had been working for a law firm for a short time, after having worked long term in both government service and the non-profit sector. As soon as stories emerged about people who stayed at their desks because their bosses told them not to leave the buildings, I...
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YOUR PRESENT EMPLOYMENT STATUS Are you working?Yes.No. If you answered yes, you probably will not qualify for Social Security disability benefits. Social Security disability benefits are paid to individuals who are not able to work due to a severe medical condition. So, if you are working, it is likely that you are not eligible to...
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Did you know that the US Government Accountability Office conducted a study in 2017 and found that people who are represented at their Social Security Disability hearings are 3 times more likely to win than people who are unrepresented? After every win, I ask myself what I did that made a difference. I keep track...
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I’m giving away the farm here with these trade secrets. Here are some tips for completing your Social Security Disability Function Report (form number 3373):1.) The most important thing is to get the form done. Do not get so nervous that you stall on getting this report done.2.) Keep responses brief. When writing any explanations,...
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I often get the question, “Can I get disability benefits for <insert name of illness>? Here’s my answer: a disability claim depends on how you can function in a work setting and whether your records show limitations that are severe enough to keep you out of work. There is no diagnosis that is not accepted,...
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