The Social Security Administration announced today that Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits will increase 3.2 percent in 2024. Social Security retirement benefits will increase by an average of more than $50 per month starting in January 2024. Other adjustments that take effect in January 2024 are based […]
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 […]
According to the Social Security Administration, there are over 8 million disabled workers in the United States. These workers often face challenges such as stereotyping, discrimination, and a lack of accomodations. Thankfully, there are a variety of legal protections and employment resources available that help people with disabilities overcome these challenges and advance their careers.
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) runs a program that is known as the Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP). This program is available to those whose household income is 200% or less than the Federal Poverty Guidelines. This program is also available to you if someone in your household participates in certain government assistance programs.
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.
In November of 2019, the SSA proposed 84 FR 63588. This rule was designed to add a category to the existing medical diary categories which are used to schedule Continuing Disability Reviews (CDRs). The rule would have also revised the criteria for assigning each of the medical diary categories to […]
Living with a disability can be a challenge, especially if you are unable to work. Sometimes an illness increases into a long term health situation, and sometimes an unexpected event or injury causes irreparable harm. If that illness or injury prevents you from working, a Marietta Disability Lawyer may be able to assist.