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1 Answer | Asked in Workers' Compensation and Social Security for North Carolina on
Q: How does a lump sum worker's compensation settlement affect future SSDI monthly payments? Please see details.

Hello! My husband received a WC lump sum settlement of 155,000.It was structured that he will "receive" $119/wk for the next 25 years.(even though he already received it all in one sum) He made around $80k per year when working. If he files and wins his SSDI case, his monthly payment will... Read more »

David Gantt
David Gantt answered on May 24, 2022

Social Security Administration will not permit individuals to receive more than 80% of pre-injury monthly gross earnings from combined Workers' Compensation (WC) and Social Security Disability (SSD) payments. This policy was enacted to avoid the situation where injured workers are making more... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Social Security for Colorado on
Q: What should I do if I lied to Social Securit about the date that my deceased partner'schildren were no longer in my care

My partner died and I cared for his kids. I was getting their survivors benefits and then they were no longer in my care when I moved to a different state. Their grandmother was supposed to be getting them and I thought that when she got them the benefits would cancel because she took over. The... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Social Security for Florida on
Q: Is a SsA representative payee allowed to marry the beneficiary they represent or will it. Cause issues?
Susan Michele Schaefer
Susan Michele Schaefer answered on May 22, 2022

There is no restriction about a beneficiary being married to the person who is their representative payee. In fact, Social Security prefers to appoint a responsible relative, friend, or other interested party to serve as a representative payee, then they consider others, such as an organization to... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Social Security for Florida on
Q: If I was married for a year when I was 20, can that girl claim any of my social security when I retire?

I got married when I 20 to a girl because her family were gang bangers and I had no choice so now I'm not married and fled that area. Now I'm scared they'll use my benefits when I'm older. I got them to divorce in court I'm not sure if a year went by. They are psychos so I... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Health Care Law, Public Benefits and Social Security for Florida on
Q: Is it wise to be added as an auth user on my significant other's credit cards? I dont want SS to know my relationship.

I have a relationship and have a child with this person but I am still listed as "single" on my applications as I don't want to add my significant other's income. We live in the same household and share the same address on our ID's. I don't want to lose my medicaid and... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Estate Planning, Real Estate Law, Federal Crimes and Social Security for West Virginia on
Q: is there any way possible that you can find a dead persons last will and testment he is my papaw

the courthouse where i live is keeping me from my home,my family and has caused me to lose about everything i have they wont give me my estate paperwork or anything that goes with it it is a $500,000 estate and i got 5 $100,000 bond slips that they are keeping me from obtaining my in heritents that... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Social Security for Indiana on
Q: If my wife receives SSDI and withdrawals from 401k will she lose her benefits

Do we need to report the withdrawal to SSDI

Susan Michele Schaefer
Susan Michele Schaefer answered on May 14, 2022

No, your wife would not lose her SSDI benefits if she withdraws from her 401k retirement. Since individual retirement plans have no effect on SSDI eligibility, your wife would not have to report 401k withdrawals to Social Security. She would report things such as her new address if she moves or a... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Medical Malpractice and Social Security for Washington on
Q: Why practitioner doctors or providers withdrawl or deny or inform or refuse to contact me after I request refill meds.

Cream ointment an thyroid meds as I insisted to them my thyroid is okay an it throws me so off.

0 Answers | Asked in Medical Malpractice and Social Security for Washington on
Q: Provider proscribed medication to me cream an ointment that works an healing process way so far long again delayed

Also my thyroid med has been deliberately changed when as mentioned is a level of it works well for me an healing.

0 Answers | Asked in Social Security on
Q: Someone posted our private message po without my consent. I talked to her thru private message to be formal.

I messaged her about the issue between her and my sister because he degraded my sister so I talked to her privately and properly. Instead of replying to me, he posted to the comment section the screenshot of my private message to her then her friends insulted me.

0 Answers | Asked in Elder Law, Health Care Law and Social Security for Florida on
Q: Can medicare part b penalty be waived if it wasn't explained properly

My husband refused part b but wasn't informed about the penalty 20 years ago social security says he signed the forms but he is legally blind and couldn't read them can we get a penalty waived

0 Answers | Asked in Civil Rights and Social Security for Texas on
Q: If I was born with only one lung agenesis of the lung, how do I argue that arthritis is not more severe one lung.

I know someone who was approved for benefits during the mandatory lockdown for arthritis in one hand which he is a convicted felon on drug charges yet I was denied by a judge. his reason was because I wasn't seeking a Dr to refill my medicine then I must be better but yet we were on mandatory... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Family Law, Elder Law and Social Security for Colorado on
Q: Who can assist me in getting treatment for my Scoliosis and new glasses in Denver, CO? Then move back to MO?

I need new glasses and Osteopathic or Orthopedic adjustments ASAP. I AM IN EXTREME PAIN FROM UNTREATED SCOLIOSIS!!! THEN I NEED NEW GLASSES AND to move back to Kansas City or Liberty, MO and live in independent living ASAP. Brothers, Disability, and Retirement should pay for it.

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights, Health Care Law, Public Benefits and Social Security for Texas on
Q: What law sections and codes do I look for when I am have lung agenesis ICD 10 code Q33.3 which is nationally covered ssa

Im 36 born with lung agenesis aka only one lung, I have severe mental health issues, I have the required amount of work credits and my ICD 10 code Q33.3 is nationally covered under the Americans with disabilities act but the ssa says that my condition is not as severe as I think it is. The... Read more »

Elizabeth Fowler Lunn
Elizabeth Fowler Lunn answered on May 8, 2022

You can read the regulations related to Social Security regulations to see how Social Security considers claims for disability benefits. SSA is making a decision as to whether your medical issues are so severe that they prevent you from doing all work that exists in the national economy. The ICD 10... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Social Security for Ohio on
Q: When does state law supersede federal policy?

I am on regular social security retirement.

My minor child also receives benefits.

The Social Security Administration insists on making my son's mother his "payee" simply because she is the "custodial" parent.

The Social Security Administration is... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Gov & Administrative Law and Social Security for California on
Q: Can social services revoke advance healthcare directive from a current directive because she doesn’t make right decision

My son has been severely ill for 4+ years. Due to several medical issues he is currently severely underweight. He has a feeding tube but physically can’t tolerate the speed of the feeding doctors suggesting. Feeding tube is a supplemental feed, he also consume a regular food. During last hospital... Read more »

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