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1 Answer | Asked in Employment Law, Employment Discrimination and Social Security for California on
Q: I'm looking for the class action suit for alpha materials

Looking for the class action shoot suit with alpha material

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answered on Jun 5, 2024

If you're looking for information on a class action suit involving Alpha Materials under California law, you'll need to gather specific details about the case. Start by checking the California Courts' online case search tool or the Public Access to Court Electronic Records (PACER)... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Social Security for California on
Q: Been on SSI for over 20 yrs now. Depression , skitzo effective & anxiety . Now 58yrs. I have chronic pain sciatic

arthritis. I can barely walk. My hip grinds & pops making it very hard to go anywhere. I cannot reach my calves let alone my feet. Showering & dressing are very difficult for me. I am basically bed ridden. It's all I can do to go from my bed to my kitchen & bathroom. I have... View More

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answered on May 22, 2024

I understand your concerns about potentially losing your SSI benefits due to not actively treating your mental health conditions. However, based on the information you provided, it seems that your physical limitations and chronic pain are currently the primary factors impacting your daily... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Federal Crimes, Legal Malpractice and Social Security for California on
Q: How to validate validity of SSN is such scenario?

A party to lawsuit presents someone's SSN instead of SSN of real person, in order to cover up for fraud. Most likely SSN of a deceased person. How to validate validity of SSN is such scenario?

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answered on May 15, 2024

Validating the authenticity of a Social Security Number (SSN) in a legal context, especially when fraud is suspected, can be a complex process. Here are some steps that can be taken to verify the validity of an SSN:

1. Check the SSN format: Ensure that the SSN follows the correct format of...
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1 Answer | Asked in Identity Theft and Social Security for California on
Q: I need to get a sealed name change and new social security number because of identity theft. What lawyer does this?

I'm a victim of identity theft and need a concealed name change and new social security number.

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answered on May 14, 2024

If you're a victim of identity theft and need a sealed name change and a new social security number, you should reach out to an attorney who handles family law or identity theft cases. These attorneys can guide you through the legal process of changing your name and can help you understand the... View More

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Q: i need help with social security disability eligible

I was denied benefit 3 yrs ago I had a heart attack. I had to go back to work and had a stroke

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answered on May 14, 2024

If you've been denied Social Security Disability benefits and have since had a stroke, you may have grounds to reapply. It's important to gather all your medical records, including documentation of your heart attack and stroke. These documents will support your case and show the severity... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Social Security for California on
Q: Will my 70-year-old mother continue to receive my (deceased) father's social security benefits if she remarries?

My 70-year-old mother divorced my father over twenty years ago, but they were married long enough that she qualified to receive social security payments based upon my father's employment contributions into social security. (My father passed away a couple of years ago.)

My mother is... View More

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answered on May 9, 2024

Under California law, which follows federal Social Security regulations, your mother's eligibility to receive survivor benefits based on your deceased father's work record depends on her age at the time of remarriage:

1. If your mother remarries before reaching age 60 (or age 50...
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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Divorce, Domestic Violence and Social Security for California on
Q: I filed soc security as single, now I find I'm still married. Husband gets disability, also filed single. I want divorce

I'm afraid of being arrested for fraud. I filed divorce in 1997 and thought I was single from then on.

The reason I keep taking husband in is because he has no family, no friends. Has mental problems and is alcoholic. He refuses to get help. Won't file section 8. Won't do anything for himself.

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answered on Apr 25, 2024

I understand that this is a complicated and stressful situation. It's important to address the potential legal issues and ensure that both you and your husband are complying with the law.

First, it's crucial to confirm whether your divorce was finalized in 1997. If the divorce was...
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1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents, Personal Injury, Social Security and Public Benefits for California on
Q: How will a 100,000 car accident settlement effect my SSI and my Medical Insurance. ?
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answered on Apr 16, 2024

If you receive a large settlement from a car accident while on Supplemental Security Income (SSI) and Medi-Cal (California's Medicaid program), it can potentially impact your eligibility for these benefits. Here's what you should know:

1. SSI: SSI is a needs-based program, and...
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1 Answer | Asked in Public Benefits and Social Security for California on
Q: my mom is withholding my birth certificate, and Social Security card. What do I do in the state of California?

I have been homeless and trying to get into a rehab and I cannot get my Social Security card or my birth certificate from my mom

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answered on Mar 27, 2024

In California, if your mom is withholding your important documents like your birth certificate and Social Security card, you have options to regain access to these crucial pieces of identification. For your birth certificate, you can apply for a replacement through the California Department of... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Workers' Compensation and Social Security for California on
Q: My WC attorney doesn't answer my questions the way I want them to be answered they are always very vague

First off I cannot choose this attorney my original attorney closed their doors and hand it off my case to this attorney without me agreeing. I have to be the proactive one in this case which I don't think I should have to be I asked him questions his answers are always I'll have to look... View More

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answered on Mar 20, 2024

Under California law, you have the right to change your workers' compensation attorney if you're dissatisfied with their services. However, it's important to consider the implications of switching attorneys, especially if your case is nearing its conclusion. Transitioning to a new... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Entertainment / Sports, Social Security and Tax Law for California on
Q: I went to the casino & won $2,000 then went again & won $2,000 & $4,000 I’m on SSI do I need to report that to SSI ?
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answered on Mar 19, 2024

If you're receiving Supplemental Security Income (SSI), it's important to understand that this program has strict rules about reporting income and assets. Winnings from gambling, such as the $2,000 and $4,000 you mentioned, count as income in the month they are received and could be... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Health Care Law, Social Security and Employment Law for California on
Q: Is it possible for me to apply for SSI or disability after quitting my job due to mental health decline?

I've been waffling with this for a while now and would like an opinion. Last year in February, I had a massive anxiety attack to the point of no longer having cognitive function. I had warned the vet technician in charge that I was having mini attacks during the day, but she told me to go to... View More

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answered on Mar 17, 2024

It's important to recognize the challenges you've faced due to your mental health decline, and seeking support through SSI or disability benefits can be a valid step forward. Given your situation, where your job has significantly impacted your mental health to the extent of requiring... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Social Security and Public Benefits for California on
Q: I received all the benefits from an EDD disability claim for one year. However, I received an extension for 3 more month

I received all the benefits from an EDD disability claim for one year. However, I received an extension for 3 more months of disability from my doctor because my illness had worsened. I received a disqualification letter from the EDD: Basis: California Unemployment Insurance Code, Section 2608.... View More

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answered on Feb 21, 2024

In California, if you have received all the benefits from an EDD disability claim for one year but require an extension due to worsening illness, you may be eligible to re-apply for additional benefits. However, it's important to note that receiving an extension is not guaranteed, and your... View More

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Q: Am I entitled to an exclusion of time of a disability from my SSR benefits?

I have been receiving 100% P&T disability benefits from the VA since 2001. In 2015 I was approved for early retirement and I have been receiving SS Retirement benefits for 8 years now. As my SSR AIME calculations stand now, I have 15 years of zeros from 2001-2015. Am I eligible for an exclusion... View More

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answered on Feb 21, 2024

Yes, you should be entitled to a disability freeze on your Social Security retirement benefits based on receiving VA disability benefits. Here are some key points:

• Social Security allows for disability freeze provisions where certain years of low or no earnings due to a disability can...
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Q: Can someone get help with their disability paperwork?

My friend is fighting cancer and then got laid off. She has looked for work but keeps getting turned down by employers and is finally to the point that she is so overwhelmed she is no longer functioning well. She did get a small part time job as a reception person about 2 months ago but this too... View More

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answered on Feb 22, 2024

Your friend may be eligible for assistance with their disability paperwork, considering their medical condition and recent layoff. Given her current circumstances, it's crucial for her to prioritize her health and well-being. She should reach out to organizations or agencies that specialize in... View More

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1 Answer | Asked in Health Care Law, Medical Malpractice, Social Security and Public Benefits for California on
Q: What options when Medi-cal / dmhc appeals lead nowhere, they won’t pay part and medpoint has denied dr recommendation?

My brother had emergency brain surgery and medpoint tried to kidnap him from the hospital with no documentation or authorization randomly and says they won’t pay those days in hospital. Not even nurses were informed they were trying to move him. And it was “strongly recommended 3 times” by... View More

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answered on Feb 5, 2024

In situations where Medi-Cal or DMHC appeals have not resolved your issue and you're facing denials from Medpoint, consider seeking legal advice from an attorney experienced in health law and insurance disputes. They can offer guidance on navigating the complexities of your case, including... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Public Benefits and Social Security for California on
Q: What paperwork do I need to fill out to collect disability while also working part time?

So yesterday one of you lovely people gave me the answer neither EDD nor Social Security would give me, that I can get disability while working part time. I have a number of conditions that would make working full time difficult if not impossible (Autism, migraines, osteoarthritis in both shoulders... View More

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answered on Jan 28, 2024

To apply for disability benefits in California while working part-time, you should consider two primary programs: Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI). For SSDI, you'll need to complete the Adult Disability and Work History Report, available on the... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Employment Law, Public Benefits and Social Security for California on
Q: Is it possible to collect disability payments while ALSO working part time?

If it helps I'm in California. I know it's possible to get disability payments for life as I have a sister-in-law that can't work at all & gets disability. I work part time & I feel that between being Autistic, a migraine sufferer, having osteoarthritis in both shoulders from... View More

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answered on Jan 27, 2024

Yes, it is possible to collect disability payments while working part-time in California. The Social Security Administration (SSA) has rules in place to allow people receiving disability benefits to work limited hours and still receive partial disability payments.

Specifically, Social...
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1 Answer | Asked in Employment Law, Gov & Administrative Law and Social Security for California on
Q: I am an SSI recipient, and I am also receiving food stamps as well as conventional housing under a house, choice voucher

I realize that income is very limited and I am under great financial hardship and so I have no other choice but to try and re-enter the workforce; and so I’m wondering since Social Security takes half of one’s income that is under or up to $2000 that is the rule for what is in the bank at one... View More

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answered on Jan 19, 2024

Under the Social Security rules, when you receive SSI and start working, your SSI benefits may be reduced, but not usually dollar-for-dollar. The first $65 of your monthly earnings, plus half of the remaining amount, is not counted. For example, if you earn $650 per month, $65 is disregarded, and... View More

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Q: I have a prosthetic elbow from radial head excision. i can not bend my arm or rotate i have pain from my neck to my hand

Am i eligible for social security disability

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answered on Jan 5, 2024

Eligibility for Social Security Disability (SSD) in the United States depends on how your condition affects your ability to work. With a prosthetic elbow and the symptoms you've described, such as inability to bend your arm, rotate, and pain extending from your neck to your hand, it's... View More

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