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Chicago Social Security Disability Blog

Chicago Social Security Disability Blog
Nash Disability Law keeps you connected to the latest news and information on Social Security Disability.

Social Security Checks will be a Little Larger in 2019, But it may not be much help.

November 15, 2018

If you receive Social Security old age or disability benefits, your monthly checks will be larger beginning in December. The 2019 Cost-of-Living Adjustment (COLA) will result in a 2.8 percent increase, the largest increase since 2012. Last year’s increase was 2 percent and was 2 percent combined for the previous two years. The average Social

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Question of the Month:
If I am denied Social Security Disability benefits, what are my options?

November 6, 2018

If the Social Security Administration (SSA) says you are not disabled and denies your initial claim (and the majority of initial claims are denied), you have a right to appeal that decision. A reconsideration is the appeal to your initial denial. Disability Determination Services will do another complete review of your claim by someone who

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Free Family Event: Christkindlmarket

November 1, 2018

(Photo courtesy of christkindlmarket.com) The Christkindlmarket has become a Chicago tradition, and every year more than one million visitors come for the free holiday entertainment, unique shopping, and typical German food and drinks. This year marks the 22nd year of this popular and beloved event, which runs from November 16 through Christmas Eve. Admission is

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10 Reasons to Vote this November (and in Every Election)
Commentary by Tom Nash

October 17, 2018

Our shared history as citizens of the United States of America is one of fiercely defending our freedom and striving for better lives for ourselves and our children. And what binds together us as Americans? I humbly submit that it is our right to vote –our right to freely express our point of view through

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