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Trump Administration Releases Fiscal Year 2018 Budget Proposal

by Baker Donelson on

On Tuesday, May 23, the White House released the President's fiscal year 2018 (FY18) budget, launching a contentious and consequential debate that is expected to last through the end of the fiscal year and possibly beyond....more

Prepare the right way for a Social Security Disability appeal

by Howard Ankin on

People claiming Social Security Disability benefits often must appeal at least one unfavorable decision from the Social Security Administration....more

Drug addiction and SSD benefits

by Howard Ankin on

People seeking Social Security Disability benefits must meet stringent medical criteria. Given this requirement, many people may believe complicating medical issues, such as drug addiction, preclude a person from receiving...more

Does getting married affect my Social Security Disability?

by Howard Ankin on

Anyone who receives Social Security Disability benefits knows that the financial and medical criteria beneficiaries must meet are strict. As a Social Security lawyer Chicago can attest, many changes in living situation can...more

How much Social Security tax do you pay?

by Howard Ankin on

Social Security Disability benefits are usually awarded to people cannot perform work with monthly income over $1,070. Many benefit recipients in Chicago do not earn enough income to pay taxes....more

Will rules involving Social Security Disability be tightening?

by Howard Ankin on

The Social Security Administration follows strict rules when evaluating whether a person meets the definition of “disabled” and qualifies for Social Security Disability benefits....more

How much will my Social Security Disability payment be?

by Howard Ankin on

People seeking Social Security Disability benefits often want to know how much they will receive if their claims are approved. Many people may think calculating a benefit amount should be simple....more

Can you lose your SSD benefits?

by Howard Ankin on

Social Security Disability benefits are only awarded to people who suffer from long-term disabling conditions and, as a result, cannot work gainfully....more

Social Security Disability for children and how it works

by Howard Ankin on

Parents who are raising a disabled child in Illinois may struggle to provide for the child’s care and special expenses. Many parents wonder about the availability of outside support, such as Social Security Disability...more

Tips on financially surviving the wait for Social Security Disability approval

by Howard Ankin on

By definition, people who qualify for Social Security Disability benefits cannot work gainfully. Many people in Illinois face significant financial hardships when applying for Social Security Disability benefits....more

Social Security Disability is available for certain mental disorders

by Howard Ankin on

Mental disorders affects tens of millions of people in the U.S, according to the National Institute of Mental Health. For many Chicago residents, these disorders are highly debilitating. In 2012, over 9.6 million American...more

Think Carefully Before Giving Gift Cards to an SSI Recipient

The holidays are here and most families are busy shopping for gifts for their loved ones. According to the National Retail Federation, gift cards are once again expected to be the most popular gift given because they are easy...more

The Powers and Responsibilities of Representative Payees

Do you have a friend or loved one who receives Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) or Supplemental Security Income (SSI) and is unable to manage her payments? If so, you can request that the Social Security...more

ERISA – 11th Cir. — Social Security Determinations Issued AFTER Initial Claim Denial Must Be Considered?

You already know that a Social Security disability (SSDI) decision should be considered in the context of deciding whether the claimant is disabled under the terms of the disability policy....more

ERISA Legal News - 1st Quarter, 2013 • Volume 4, Number 1

by Dickinson Wright on

In This Issue: - Supreme Court Update: Where Plan Reimbursement Or Recovery Terms Are Ambiguous Or Silent,Equitable Doctrines May Fill The Gaps: US Airways, Inc. v. McCutchen, 569 U.S. ___ (2013). In an...more

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