Tag Archives: COLA

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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COLA for disability benefits

2015 COLA Notices Sent Out

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Hey Lawyer Landau, Why am I getting notice from the court that I can get some soda? This question came through our office many times this week! “COLA” Does Not Mean Soda Many Workers’ Compensation clients of the Herndon law firm ABRAMS LANDAU, Ltd., received notification this past weekend that they are entitled to COLA.

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Retirees’ higher income despite tough economy

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If you are disabled, retired and living on a fixed income with payments from the Federal Government, then you may have noticed that while many people around you are experiencing a drop in their earnings, your income has actually risen over the last year.  This is due to the Social Security Administration’s annual cost of

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