Monthly Archives: October 2014

Social Security – 2015 COLA Numbers Released

     The government recently announced that Social Security Disability and SSI recipients will see a 1.7% increase in benefits for the cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) starting in January of 2015. The COLA is based on the Consumer Price Index from the … Continue reading

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EEOICPA – “Sick Worker Program” – Claims for Hearing Loss

Hearing Loss. Hearing loss can be compensable under Part E of the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act (EEOICPA) if such loss arises as a result of exposure to one or more of the organic solvents listed below in … Continue reading

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Social Security and SSI CLE – 12/8/14 in Knoxville, Tennessee

Social Security Disability Bootcamp presented by NBI on December 8, 2014 in Knoxville, TN.  John Dreiser will be one of the faculty members for this six hour course. Understand the Procedures and Strategies for Effective Disability Claimant Representation Get everything … Continue reading

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Railroad Retirement Board Disability and Benefits

     Injured or disabled employees of a railroad can apply to the Railroad Retirement Board (RRB) for disability. The RRB administers the program and some of the benefits and procedures mirror the Social Security Administration’s disability program and benefits. For … Continue reading

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