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Archive for December 2014

Waiting times for Social Security Disability appeals in the Norfolk Office of Disability Adjudication and Review soon to rank among worst in the nation

We recently sent a letter to Glenn E. Sklar, Deputy Commissioner Disability Adjudication and Review of the Social Security Administrationto express our concern about increasing scheduling problems for Social Security disability appeals in the Norfolk Office of Disability Adjudication and Review (ODAR), where claimants are being subjected to ever-increasing wait times for hearings to be…

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Can Social Security Check Your Bank Account for SSI in Richmond, VA?

Does Social Security Monitor Bank Accounts? During the initial SSI claims process, and at any time in continuing eligibility reviews, SSI applicants and beneficiaries are required to report their resources to ensure they are within resource limitations to qualify for SSI. Having money above the resource limit held by SSI recipients is the leading cause…

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Social Security Disability Fraud Alert

This is from a November 3, 2014 Social Security Administration Press Release: Patrick P. O’Carroll, Jr., Inspector General for the Social Security Administration, is warning the public, and Social Security disability applicants and beneficiaries in particular, about a text phishing scheme that has recently surfaced. Disability law offices in the Greater St. Louis area and…

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