Social Security and Disability Law

Social Security Faces Potential Big COLA Increase for 2023

December 6, 2022
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Tampa, FL (Law Firm Newswire) December 06, 2022 – Social Security retirement benefits are adjusted each year to keep pace with rising inflation. In 2023, record inflation rates may push Social Security benefits to their largest increase yet. The yearly adjustment to Social Security benefits is called a cost of living adjustment, or COLA. The…

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SSA Takes Steps to Improve Customer Service and Wait Times at Field Offices

November 22, 2022
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Tampa, FL (Law Firm Newswire) November 22, 2022 – The Social Security Administration (SSA) announced plans to improve customer service and reduce wait times amid complaints about long lines in the extreme summer heat at field offices in Florida and across the United States. The SSA reopened field offices in April after more than two…

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Social Security Administration Equity Action Plan

November 15, 2022
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Tampa, FL (Law Firm Newswire) November 15, 2022 – The Social Security Administration (“SSA”) serves as the nation’s most extensive federal program and provides a safety net for millions of individuals. In an executive summary, the SSA recently addressed its intent to address the barriers that many people have encountered when attempting to secure benefits.…

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COVID-19 Closures of Social Security Offices Impact Those Most in Need of Services

October 14, 2022
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Tampa, FL (Law Firm Newswire) October 14, 2022 – The COVID-19 pandemic resulted in a wide range of closures and restrictions in an attempt to curb the spread of the virus. Of course, government offices were not immune from these effects, including Social Security offices. However, according to a recent report, those who have been…

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