Category Archives: Social Security

Disability Benefits and My Child

Disabled Child

Things to Keep in Mind When Applying for Your Child’s Supplemental Security Income Benefits If you are struggling to provide basic living expenses for your child with disabilities Supplemental Security Income may be the answer to your problems. Follow these 5 tips from our expert team to help you decide if this solution is right […]

6 Reasons to Hire a Social Security Disability Attorney

Steps In Hiring a Social Security Disability Attorney

6 Reasons to Hire a Social Security Disability Attorney Why You Will Be Glad You Did A Do-It-Yourself project can be a source of adventure and feelings of accomplishment. It can be very enjoyable to try something new and different with a sense of purpose. Even for the savviest of us, however, this kind of […]

Updated Listing for Disorders of the Spine

Updated Listings

The Social Security Administration recently updated the way they evaluate most back and neck impairments. The most common listing, 1.04, is now 1.15 and has additional requirements. I have included the new listing below. You may want to read ahead to reference, but many will also find it to be cumbersome or even intimidating. The […]

Social Security Claims during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Social Security Administration

What to expect with Social Security Claims and the COVID-19 Pandemic Economic Impact Payments Extended to SSI Recipients On March 30, 2020, Social Security Commissioner Andrew Saul issued a press release announcing that those receiving Supplemental Security Income (SSI) will receive $1,200 Economic Impact Payments for themselves and $500 for each child under 17. Those […]

How Social Security Appeals Have Changed During the Pandemic

How Social Security Appeals Have Changed During the Pandemic

Changes have been made to the Social Security appeals process to protect beneficiaries and staff from the coronavirus. How Social Security Appeals Have Changed During the Pandemic Many Social Security applicants are denied upon their first application and choose to appeal this decision. There are four levels of appeal for those that disagree with the […]

Coronavirus COVID-19 Social Security Scams

Coronavirus COVID-19 Social Security Scams

New coronavirus (COVID-19) Social Security Scams Emerge – What to look out for to protect yourself. Earlier this month, we shared a blog post of emerging Social Security scams that were taking advantage of the COVID-19 pandemic. Unfortunately, more scams have been reported targeting Social Security beneficiaries. In the previous post, two scams were highlighted. […]

Coronavirus Scams: What to Watch for During COVID-19

Coronavirus Scams

Be Smart About Scams: What to Watch for During COVID-19 Coronavirus Scams: The Social Security Administration has released helpful information on avoiding coronavirus-related scams. The SSA is warning against fraudulent letters that have been reported which state benefits will decrease or even stop due to COVID-19 closures. It has also been reported that some Medicare […]