Monthly Archives: January 2014


SSDI – How Workers’ Compensation & Other Disability Payments May Affect Your Benefits

Disability payments from private sources, such as private pension or insurance benefits, do not affect your Social Security disability benefits.


Social Security – Benefits for Children with Disabilities

This booklet is for the parents, caregivers or representatives of children younger than age 18 who have disabilities that might make them eligible for Supplemental Security Income (SSI) payments. It is also for adults who became disabled in childhood and who might be entitled to Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits.


Social Security: Benefits for People Living with AIDS/HIV

If you have HIV/AIDS and cannot work, you may qualify for disability benefits from the Social Security Administration. Your disability must be expected to last at least a year or end in death, and must be serious enough to prevent you from doing substantial gainful work. The amount of earnings we consider substantial and gainful […]


Social Security: Benefits for Wounded Warriors

Military service members can receive expedited processing of disability claims from Social Security. Benefits available through Social Security are different than those from the Department of Veterans Affairs and require a separate application. The expedited process is used for military service members who become disabled while on active military duty on or after October 1, […]


Social Security: How we Decide if you are Still Disabled

In most cases, you are reading this leaflet because you just got a letter telling you we were going to review your medical condition. We are required by law to review the medical condition of all people receiving disability benefits from time to time to make sure they continue to be disabled. Generally, if your […]


Overview of the Social Security Disability Claims Process

There are 2 types of claims an applicant can apply for; SSDI & SSI. It’s recommended they file for both @ the IA (initial application). The SSA office will be able to inform you which or if both benefits to pursue are applicable.   This publication offers a full overview of the claims process. DOWNLOAD PUBLICATION


Community Banks

Consumers frequently feel frustrated with the poor service offered at large financial institutions and banks. Loan decisions at large banks are often solely based on numbers and not on knowledge about local conditions or the people involved. Furthermore, large banks are typically owned and controlled by large entities from outside of the state or country. […]


Utility Collections and Damage Claims

Many utility providers struggle to find ways to make seriously delinquent customers pay their gas, electricity, or water bills. In tough economic times, even your best customers could become delinquent. Jones Law Group in Columbus, Ohio offers utility collections solutions that impart a sense of urgency on seriously delinquent customers to ensure the greatest returns. […]


Education Loan Recovery

Rising college tuition and living costs have driven many students to borrow more money than they can afford to pay back. A student loan default occurs when the borrower fails to stay current with payments they owe. Delinquency begins the first day a borrower misses a payment. If a borrower is more than 270 days […]


Debt Buyers

If you’re a debt buyer that needs help collecting debt, you’re in the right place. Purchased debt collection and litigation requires a thorough understanding of the debt buying industry. The collections attorneys at Jones Law Group are prepared to protect your interests.    Partnering with Debt Buyers at All Stages of the Debt Recovery Process […]

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News

Social Security Benefits Increase in 2018

When the Social Security Administration announces the annual cost-of-living adjustment (COLA), there’s usually an increase in the Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefit amount people receive each month. Federal benefit rates increase when the cost of living rises, as measured by the Department of Labor’s Consumer Price Index (CPI-W). The CPI-W rises when […]

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CAR REPAIR NIGHTMARE LEADS TO CLASS ACTION

Our client had a minor fender bender and took her car in to have a dent repaired. She had insurance, and her insurance was willing to pay the reasonable expenses associated with repairing the vehicle. It is alleged that the repair shop, Three-C Body Shop, encouraged her to leave everything in their hands. Weeks passed […]

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