Learn more about the Social Security Appeals Council. The Social Security Appeals Council is the final administrative level for Social Security disability claims. It is a judicial body that reviews decisions made by administrative law judges (ALJs).
An MSS is a letter or form filled out by your doctor that describes your medical condition and how it affects your ability to work or function.
Applying for Social Security Disability (SSDI) benefits can be a long and complicated process. The Social Security Administration (SSA) has strict eligibility requirements, and the application process can be overwhelming for people who are already struggling with a disability. That’s why it’s important to have an experienced North Georgia Social Security Disability Lawyer on your side.
The ABLE AGE ADJUSTMENT ACT is a new law that becomes effective in January of 2026 and which expands the availability of ABLE accounts to people with disabilities who became disabled between the ages of 26 and 46. ABLE (or as they are known in Georgia) STABLE accounts are tax-advantaged […]
In October, the Social Security Administration will announce the 2023 Cost of Living Adjustment (COLA). The COLA is the percentage by which monthly retirement and disability benefits will increase from current levels. Early indications suggest an increase between 8%-9%, with some observers suggesting that the number may even exceed 9%, […]
A disability hearing before an Administrative Law Judge represents a chance to communicate your conditions and functional limitations in a way that is personalized and clear. Proper planning for this court appearance is vital.
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