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Our North Carolina legal blog covers personal injury news, accident information, medical malpractice reports, lawsuits, and other topics of interest for those who are dealing with their own North Carolina legal issues. Updated daily, our NC injury attorneys hope this blog helps readers stay connected to legislation changes and informed when it comes to significant NC court decisions.


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3/5/2013
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Social Security Benefits That May Be Taxed

Taxes on Social Security benefits may be levied if benefits reach a certain amount, which varies depending on whether filing an individual or joint tax return.

Category: Social Security Disability

3/4/2013
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Financial Help if Disability Affects Household Breadwinner

Financial help if disability affects the household’s breadwinner may be available through dependent benefits, nutrition assistance and healthcare insurance.

Category: Social Security Disability

2/26/2013
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Medicaid vs. Medicare & How SSDI or SSI Benefits May Apply

Medicaid and Medicare are government healthcare programs. Eligibility requirements are different for each one and affect both SSDI and SSI recipients.

Category: Social Security Disability

2/26/2013
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Social Security & Debt from General Creditors

If receiving Social Security, debt collectors are generally prohibited from garnishing these benefits under Section 207 of the Social Security Act.

Category: Social Security Disability

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1/31/2013
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Working While on SSI: How Employment Affects SSI and Medicaid

Working while on SSI generally allows recipients to keep Medicaid. However, there are certain changes that must be reported to Social Security.

Category: Social Security Disability

1/28/2013
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Qualifications When Applying for Medicaid in NC

If you apply for Medicaid in NC, a separate application isn’t necessary if you receive SSI. Otherwise, you may apply with the Department of Social Services.

Category: Social Security Disability

1/15/2013
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Social Security Payments after Death: 4 Eligibility Factors for Widows

Social Security payments after death fall under 4 categories. Age and other issues determine eligibility for, and amount of, Social Security benefits for widows.

Category: Social Security Disability

1/9/2013
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Social Security Benefits While Still Working: 3 Rules for Dunn Widows

Widows can still receive Social Security benefits while working, but benefits may be adjusted. This depends on age and the amount of wages earned.

Category: Social Security Disability

11/27/2012
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How to Report Social Security Disability Fraud

Social Security disability fraud is punishable with fines and time in prison. The Social Security system helps those who are truly eligible and need benefits.

Category: Social Security Disability

11/20/2012
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SSI for Children Who Don’t Meet SSA Listing

A Dunn Social Security attorney will tell you that SSI qualifications for children are strict. But if your child doesn’t meet an SSA listing, there may be another way to qualify.

Category: Social Security Disability

Labels: SSI
11/16/2012
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Work Incentives for Blind Individuals

Social Security disability lawyers in Fayetteville can help you navigate the SSDI application process and explain work incentive programs for the blind.

Category: Social Security Disability

11/14/2012
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SSI Redetermination When a Child Turns 18

A Dunn Social Security attorney knows that SSI qualifications for a child will be slightly different when he or she turns 18. At that point a redetermination will need to be made for continued eligibility.

Category: Social Security Disability

Labels: SSI
11/10/2012
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Social Security Administration’s Definition of Legally Blind

Do you meet Social Security's definition of legally blind? If so, you qualify for benefits. Speak with Social Security disability lawyers in Fayetteville now.

Category: Social Security Disability

10/26/2012
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Protecting More Than Just Disability Benefits with a Special Needs Trust

Ask a lawyer in Dunn how benefits may be protected by a Special Needs Trust. Social Security benefits and other government assistance may be protected.

Category: Social Security Disability

10/22/2012
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Let a Trust Protect Your Disabled Child in Dunn, NC after You’re Gone

Your Social Security attorney in Dunn may suggest establishing a trust to ensure your child benefits from an inheritance without affecting disability benefits.

Category: Social Security Disability

10/16/2012
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Resources Not Counted for Supplemental Security Income in Raleigh

Talk to a disability attorney in Raleigh to learn which resources aren’t counted when determining eligibility and payments for Supplemental Security Income.

Category: Social Security Disability

10/15/2012
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When do Dunn, NC Social Security disability benefits start?

Talk to a Social Security disability attorney in Dunn to learn when your disability benefits will start. This will depend on the length of the claims process.

Category: Social Security Disability

10/11/2012
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Income Not Counted for Supplemental Security Income in Raleigh

A disability attorney in Raleigh can explain what type of income isn’t counted when determining eligibility for Supplemental Security Income. A lawyer can help.

Category: Social Security Disability

10/10/2012
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How Substantial Gainful Activity Impacts Dunn Business Owners

Speaking to Social Security disability attorneys in Dunn can help business owners learn how substantial gainful activity impacts disability benefits.

Category: Social Security Disability

10/9/2012
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Other Disability Payments That May Reduce Social Security Disability Benefits in Dunn

Seek counsel from a Social Security disability attorney in Dunn to learn how other payments may reduce Social Security disability benefits.

Category: Social Security Disability

10/4/2012
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Expenses That Can Be Deducted for Disability Benefits in Dunn

Social Security disability attorneys can explain which expenses may be deducted from monthly income. This can help determine eligibility for disability benefits.

Category: Social Security Disability

9/20/2012
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Social Security Disability Work Credits in North Carolina: Make Sure Records Are Accurate

A disability attorney in Dunn can go over the different documents and records you need to qualify for Social Security disability. Some relate to work credits.

Category: Social Security Disability

9/12/2012
Brent
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5 Steps to Determining Disability in Dunn

Talk to a disability attorney in Dunn to learn about the five steps used when determining disability, and how this applies to your case in North Carolina.

Category: Social Security Disability

9/10/2012
Brent
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Dunn Disability Attorney Goes Over Medical Conditions That May Qualify for SSD

A Dunn disability attorney can help you understand if your medical condition qualifies for Social Security disability and the disability claims process.

Category: Social Security Disability

9/7/2012
Brent Adams
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Dunn Disability Attorney Explains How to File for Social Security Disability

Consult a Dunn disability attorney if you need assistance filing for Social Security disability. Many claims are denied, so seeking help may benefit your claim.

Category: Social Security Disability

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