Category Archives: Taking Care of Family

Now that I’ve Won my Social Security Case, Will My Benefits Stay the Same For the Rest of My Life ?

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Probably not, according to Virginia Social Security lawyer Doug Landau. Very likely your monthly Social Security benefits will go up! When the U.S. consumer price index (CPI) increases, Social Security recipients get a cost-of-living adjustment (COLA). In 2014, Federal Social Security payments went up by 1.5%.  This came to an average of $14/month. Just as

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$500,000 for a Barking Dog?

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In the North Seattle area, a woman found out the hard way why you should never ignore a lawsuit. Her neighbor had filed a lawsuit against her claiming the sound of her barking dog was causing him “profound emotional distress.”  He filed a 36 page complaint in which he states the dog’s bark reached 128

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Social Security Disability Hearings – Video or In Person

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In order to save money and serve remote areas, the federal government has made a move towards holding video taped Hearings for Social Security disability applicants. In the video hearings, the federal Administrative Law Judge may be located in a city far from the hearing site, and even the vocational expert or other participants may

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