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Social Security Disability Compassionate Allowances

Posted Date: March 31, 2017 | Categories: Social Security Disability

Social Security has an obligation to provide benefits quickly to applicants whose medical conditions are so serious that their conditions obviously meet disability standards. Compassionate Allowances (CAL) are a way of quickly identifying diseases and other medical conditions that invariably qualify under the Listing of Impairments based on minimal objective medical information. Compassionate Allowances allow […]

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Jones Law Group Settles School Discrimination Case for $285,000

Posted Date: June 25, 2016 | Categories: Employment & COBRA Claims, Individuals, Nursing Home Abuse & Neglect, Social Security Disability

The Jones Law Group has settled a racial discrimination lawsuit against Ripley Union Lewis Huntington (RULH) School District in Ripley, Ohio for $285,000. In May 2014, the Jones Law Group in collaboration with the Calig Law Firm filed a lawsuit in in the United States District Court on behalf of three minority students at RULH. […]

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Social Security to Expand Field Office Hours Nationwide

Posted Date: January 23, 2015 | Categories: Social Security Disability

Budget for Fiscal Year 2015 Allows Agency to Restore Some Service Hours Social Security announces as a result of Congress’ approval of the fiscal year 2015 budget, the agency will expand its hours nationwide and offices will be open to the public for an additional hour on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays, effective March 16, […]

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How do I get my school-aged child evaluated for special education?

Posted Date: October 4, 2014 | Categories: Social Security Disability

How do I get my school-aged child evaluated for special education?

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Analysis of the 2014 Social Security Trustees Report

Posted Date: September 15, 2014 | Categories: Social Security Disability

Highlights of the 2014 Report Since its inception, Social Security has been the foundation on which America’s retirement security rests.  It has demonstrated its strength by paying benefits without interruption in good times and bad, during periods of recession and disaster and during recovery and healing.  The program’s strength is demonstrated yet again in this […]

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Do you need assistance with obtaining medical care? (Free Clinic Directory)

Posted Date: June 5, 2014 | Categories: Social Security Disability

OHIO ASSOCIATION OF FREE CLINICS  The Ohio Association of Free Clinics exists to advocate on behalf of Ohio’s free clinics and the people they serve. OAFC is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. We do not provide direct health care services on-site, but support those who do and can provide a referral to a health clinic. Free […]

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

Posted Date: January 31, 2014 | Categories: Social Security Disability

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

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Social Security – Benefits for Children with Disabilities

Posted Date: January 31, 2014 | Categories: Social Security Disability

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.

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Social Security: Benefits for People Living with AIDS/HIV

Posted Date: January 31, 2014 | Categories: Social Security Disability

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 […]

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Social Security: Benefits for Wounded Warriors

Posted Date: January 31, 2014 | Categories: Social Security Disability

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, […]

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