Earn More Without Losing Social Security Benefits In 2021

Good news for those planning on collecting Social Security in 2021. When claiming Social Security benefits before full retirement age (FRA) while continuing to work, benefits will be subject to the retirement earnings limit of $18,960 per year. Earning less

4 Questions Regarding Medical Records and Social Security Disability Benefits

How long does it take SSA to get medical records? 4 to 6 months is the average amount of time it takes for a decision to transpire. Properly organized medical records and any other evidence needed to make a decision

Covid-19’s Effect on Social Security |Part 2 of 2|Cost Changes

Continuing with the effect the coronavirus pandemic has had on Social Security disability benefits there are changes in cost as well. The coronavirus pandemic lowers nominal Social Security costs in three ways: ⦁ Increase mortality rates (skewed towards those of

Covid-19’s Effect on Social Security |Part 1 of 2|Revenue Changes

How has Covid-19 affected Social Security in the United States? The answer is a bit detailed but the short answer: Significantly. The effects of the coronavirus pandemic on SSI and SSD has been two-fold. From a monetary perspective, there has

2020 SSI/SSD In-Person Office Rules

Conferring with a social security attorney is a smart move right now with all the changes that Covid-19 is making to in-person appointments. As of October 22, 2020, a person can only enter Social Security offices if they have previously

COVID-19 Measures Being Taken At The Law Office Of Mark J. Palmiere

At The Law Office of Mark J. Palmiere your safety is at the top of our priorities during the coronavirus pandemic. The following guidelines are being taken to ensure your safety Our offices are sanitized daily Our staff follows all

Your Social Security Disability Case Is Denied. Now What?

The answer is simple: Talk to a Social Security Disability Attorney. Not just any Social Security Disability attorney though…When Should You Apply for Social Security Disability or SSI? Not before speaking with a Social Security Disability Attorney. One that has

The Future of Social Security

In recent years, Social Security has been under threat of being cut, but, just how much and when the cutting begins seems to be drawing a lot of confusion for people. This confusion has been slowly been transpiring into fear

What Is the Difference Between Social Security Disability (SSDI) and SSI?

There are 2 main differences between Social Security Disability (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI): ⦁ SSDI is available to workers who have accumulated a sufficient number of work credits ⦁ SSI disability benefits are available to low-income individuals who

How long do Social Security Disability Appeals Take?

This is quite possibly one of the biggest (if not the biggest) question that is asked by anyone who is involved in the Social Security Disability appeal process. It is is not easy to answer for the simple reason that