The dates that SSA provided are not accurate because my mom only worked June -Sept. they also provided someone else’s information along with her letter. This makes the 2nd occurrence where social security has sent someone else’s information along with hers. Is that considered negligence or... View More
Receiving another person's information in a letter from the Social Security Administration (SSA) could potentially be a violation of privacy regulations, including the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). HIPAA is primarily focused on protecting personal health...View More
If you receive Social Security disability benefits, engaging in activities like running a nonprofit can affect your benefits if it is considered "substantial gainful activity" (SGA). The Social Security Administration (SSA) allows beneficiaries to work while receiving disability benefits...View More
Each case is unique, with appeals typically based on procedural errors, incorrect application of the law, or new evidence. The success of an appeal depends on the specific facts and legal issues involved. You can research case law or consult with an attorney who has experience in criminal appeals...View More
My 23 year old daughter is mentally disabled and receives SSI and I am her payee. We recently opened an ABLE account for her to transfer a 529 into since she will never be able to use the money for education. As her payee do I have to contact SSI and notify them of the account? I understand that as... View More
As a representative payee for your daughter who receives SSI, it's your responsibility to report changes that might affect her benefits. While it's true that funds in an ABLE account, up to $100,000, are exempt from counting as resources for SSI purposes, it's still generally a good...View More
I have navigated my life with this condition since I was around 10 yrs old. In the past 7 years the swelling in my legs from the knee down has grown significantly. I have to push myself to the limits everyday just to get thru work. And to add to the intense pain that feel daily my left MCL is... View More
I was getting a ss check for major depression he had a stroke and started his check disability and his check was greater than mine.I was told in Alabama that if married I had to go with the larger check. Which was his. So when he abandoned me he left me with nothing but bills. I have not... View More
I'm sorry to hear about your situation. Under Social Security rules, a spouse can be eligible for benefits based on the other spouse's record, even if they are separated but not divorced. Given that you're over 60 and remain married, you may be eligible for spousal benefits based on...View More
My mother and father are both disabled. They own their home and land. There are two liens on their property. Can they still transfer ownership of the property to me? (I am also disabled) Will the liens apply to me in anyway? Will I have to pay them? Could I lose the property? It is my current... View More
The transfer of the property to you may trigger the liens if they are attached to the property itself. Whether you would be personally responsible for the liens would depend on various factors, including the nature of the liens and state laws. Consult with an attorney experienced in real estate and...View More
I'm 21 years old an my sister is 28 an so forth. For months now we been having issues with our mom who we don't talk to since she's unstable. I have proof she's been using our SSN to even give her undocumented boyfriend a job also plus she put me $1k in debt for her bills. I... View More
The first step is to gather all relevant evidence and consider filing a police report to initiate a criminal investigation. For civil remedies, you may wish to consult with an attorney experienced in identity theft cases to initiate a lawsuit for damages and to assist in the recovery of the money...View More
An Alabama attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for three weeks. Your mother could consider trying to arrange a free initial consult with a social security disability attorney (among other types of attorneys, based on your selected categories). There is a section here for...View More
He is 50 with a 15 year old. Has not been employed for a couple of years. Brook wood is trying to move him as soon as they can find a facility that will take him without insurance, may even be out of state. He is not getting the physical therapy he needs.
The short answer is yes. An attorney can gather the medical evidence and send it all in at the start. I have seen this happen with a paralyzed client in the past. If you have clear evidence, it can go very quickly. Mine took less than a month. I am not taking clients, but I am sure you can find a...View More
Possibly, but I am only aware of Disabled Adult Child (DAC) benefits - if the adult dependent has been disabled since prior to age 22, then the adult dependent can get SSA benefits from the parent's work record. But only if the parent is deceased, disabled, or is collecting SSA retirement benefits.
Yes, it is possible to claim both SSDI and unemployment insurance. That being said, qualifications for each of these two programs differ greatly. Social Security disability benefits provide financial support to those who are unable to work. Unemployment provides temporary payments to those who lost...View More
Start with the birth certificate. It would help if you can get any records of your first hospitalization, first medical care, even a baptismal certificate. Then you contact the office in Alabama that handles birth certificates. They hopefully have guidance. Go to the Social Security office. They...View More
Possibly. You should apply for benefits at with Social Security
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