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.

Gun Violence: What Kind of Country Do We Want? Insight from Tom Nash

March 6, 2018

There is a terrifying epidemic raging across our country. Over the past five years, more than 1,800 Americans have died and nearly 7,000 have been injured in mass shootings (defined as four or more people shot in one incident, not including the shooter). There have been 1,624 such shootings—mass carnage on average nine out of

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The Perils of Waiting to File Your Disability Claim

March 5, 2018

At Nash Disability Law, two of the most common remarks we hear from disability applicants are: “I should have come to see you sooner,” and “I should not have waited so long to file my disability claim.” If you are disabled and unable to work, our best advice is to pursue a claim for Social

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Cut Your Tax Bill: Tips for Disabled Americans

March 1, 2018

When you are working, income tax is pretty straightforward. Your employer sets aside money for taxes from each of your paychecks, and then at the end of the year, provides you with W-2 statement showing how much money you made, and how much was deducted for taxes. However, for those who are collecting Social Security

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Who Controls the Purse Strings? The Role of Representative Payees

February 20, 2018

Social Security may appoint someone to receive and manage a person’s Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) or Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits payments on their behalf. This designated person or organization is known as a representative payee. At Nash Disability Law, we find that many people are confused about the representative payee system and how

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