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Social Security Benefit Increases for 2012  (October 26, 2011)

The Social Security Administration has just announced cost-of-living increases for 2012. More...

Kiplinger's Retirement Report profiles current MM&A client  (September 23, 2011)

Client of Margolius, Margolius, & Associates interviewed by well-known magazine. More...

SS Offices Moving to Tower City  (June 1, 2011)

The Cleveland Office of Adjudication and Review is moving to a new location in Tower City. More...

New Long Term Disability Case  (May 17, 2011)

The Supreme Court issued an opinion On may 16th entitled Cigna Corp. v. Amara which lends itself to a series of differing interpretations. The Long Term Disability law More...

Misconceptions about the Social Security process  (May 10, 2011)

While many people apply for Social Security Disability, there is both information and dis-information out there about how the process works and when benefits are awarded. More...

Questions? We’ll Try To Provide The Answers.  (March 24, 2011)

If you have any questions about Social Security, long-term disability, employment law or litigation, feel free to email your question to... More...

Receiving Benefits - Avoid Overpayments  (March 10, 2011)

No one deserves peace-of-mind more than a disabled individual who has already established entitlement to Social Security benefits. Usually the only requirement for benefits to continue without interruption is for the individual to continue with medical care, follow medical advice and not engage in substantial work activity. However, circumstances can affect the level of a benefit payment and must be dealt with directly to avoid an overpayment of disability. More...

Disability Discrimination and the Issues You Should Know  (February 24, 2011)

Many of our clients are confronted with work restrictions where they want to work and do their job, but there are physical or even mental health disabilities which impede their overall productivity. From the employer’s view, they want to insure that the employee can still do the job and are often unjustly concerned about perceived increased costs and safety. More...

Disability Processing Time 10/1/2010 - 9/30/2011  (February 10, 2011)

Social Security Disability processing times for selected states and cities. More...

Your Rights Under Federal and Ohio Employment Law  (January 27, 2011)

While there are a number of protections for employees, the framework of employment law is generally premised on the employment at will doctrine. For employees who do not have a contract, which are most employees in Ohio, considerable leeway is given to an employer in a discharge or disciplinary action. More...

The First Step: Filing an Application for Disability Insurance Benefits or Supplemental Security Income.  (January 13, 2011)

Deciding to file for Social Security benefits is an important decision, but filing the actual application for Disability or SSI should not be confusing or intimidating. The Social Security Administration offers different options for claiming benefits in an attempt to make this process more comfortable. More...

Commissioner Michael J. Astrue of the Social Security Administration (SSA) took action to expand the SSA Compassionate Allowance (CAL) conditions program. Commissioner Astrue added fifty-two (52) illnesses, diseases, and impairments to the CAL conditions.  (December 31, 1969)

Commissioner Michael J. Astrue of the Social Security Administration (SSA) took action to expand the SSA Compassionate Allowance (CAL) conditions program. Commissioner Astrue added fifty-two (52) illnesses, diseases, and impairments to the CAL conditions list. Social Security implemented the CAL program in 2008 to fast-track cases when Americans are suffering from the most serious disabilities. More...

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