The Black struggle for equality has persisted since Africans were brought to the United States against their will 400 years ago. Unfortunately, the oppression of African Americans continues to this very day. The Emancipation Proclamation of 1863 declared that all slaves are free, but African Americans remain confined. Racism, political oppression, economic discrimination, education impediments,…

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After you receive a favorable decision on your Social Security Disability case, a decision also will be made on whether a representative payee is necessary. A representative payee is a person or organization that will receive benefit payments on behalf of the claimant. They are responsible for ensuring that the money they receive is spent…

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The Inspector General has warned Social Security benefit recipients of scam calls, but this problem is even worse during the current crisis. People posing as SSA employees may call and make threats saying that due to Coronavirus,  if you do not pay a fee your Social Security number or benefits will be cut off. Some…

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Litigating the Conn cases has been a long process so far and is still ongoing. The result of the Eric Conn scam has left thousands of Social Security claimants without benefits and without support from the Social Security Administration. Many attorneys nationwide have dedicated much of their time and skill to advocate for the Conn…

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John Goss is not the only attorney who is dedicated to the fight to reinstate benefits to the thousands of claimants who were wronged by Eric C. Conn and the Social Security Administration. There are other attorneys and advocates who have responded to an urgent need for help and joined the fight. We want to…

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Medicaid expansion has been a political debate for many years now. In general, politicians on the left are pro Medicaid expansion and politicians on the right are against it. However, many voters are pro Medicaid expansion on both sides. Virginia rolled out Medicaid expansion in the beginning of 2019 and the hope is that more…

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The New Year often brings resolutions that many create, but do not achieve. Things like working out, eating better, and stopping smoking are great goals to have and can be accomplished as long as the commitment is there to execute that goal. We see ourselves and others falling into the same trap of creating high…

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There have been many failures of the current SSA under the direction of Commissioner Andrew Saul. The cessation of benefits to thousands of recipients because of the criminal actions of Eric Conn was an issue inherited by Commissioner Saul, but he has been slow to rectify it. SSA has now rolled out a new rule…

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The Health app for iPhone has many features such as tracking steps and monitoring abnormal heartbeats. There is also a Health Records option that allows users to download health records to their iPhone. This option allows users to add their medical facilities to the app and use their patient login information to gain access to…

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