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| | February 14, 2023

Increase in 2023 Veterans Disability Compensation Rates

Tampa, FL (Law Firm Newswire) February 14, 2023 – The Social Security Administration (SSA) announced a cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) that will impact nearly 70 million Americans. The record increase of 8.7 percent adds benefits per check for the average retiree….

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| October 11, 2016

Audit Reveals Social Security Paid $1.7 Million in Benefits to Dead Federal Workers

Tampa, FL (Law Firm Newswire) October 11, 2016 – The Social Security Administration (SSA) paid deceased federal employees $1.7 million in benefits for an average of seven years after they died. According to an audit by the inspector general, the…

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| September 27, 2016

New Social Security Rule Requires Text-Enabled Cellphones to Access Online Services

Tampa, FL (Law Firm Newswire) September 27, 2016 – The Social Security Administration (SSA) has introduced a controversial new measure to improve website security. Individuals who want to manage their benefits online are now required to provide a cellphone number…

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| | July 19, 2016

Fraudulent Disability Benefits Claims the Biggest Problems SSA Faces

Tampa, FL (Law Firm Newswire) July 19, 2016 – On June 13 a Social Security judge pleaded guilty to conspiring to retaliate against a former Social Security Administration (SSA) worker who was an informant to federal agents investigating fraud. The…

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| July 11, 2016

VA’s Cancellation of Benefits for Veterans Mistakenly Declared Dead Denounced

Northville, MI (Law Firm Newswire) July 11, 2016 – The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has accidentally declared thousands of veterans dead and stopped their benefits over the past five years. The issue was discussed in correspondence between the…


| June 15, 2016

Social Security Attorney David Magann Comments on SSA’s Backlog Reduction Plan

Tampa, FL (Law Firm Newswire) June 15, 2016 – The Social Security Administration (SSA) is planning to change how it handles some disability benefits appeals in an effort to reduce the claims backlog. A Senate oversight subcommittee held a hearing…

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