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Dispatches from the Frontlines of Social Security Disability During this Pandemic

May 7, 2020

Like a rock thrown into the calm waters of a pond, the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic are rippling through society. Every day, we see or hear about how this virus has changed our lives in new, unexpected, or unintended ways. As our team at Nash Disability Law has observed, this certainly is true for

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Taking Care of Your Mental Health During the COVID-19 Outbreak

April 15, 2020

Some words of encouragement from Nash Disability Law and the Chicago office of the National Alliance on Mental Illness It is safe to say that these past weeks have been among some of the most turbulent and emotional that any of us has ever experienced in our lifetimes. The impact of the COVID-19 outbreak has

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Social Security Retirement and Disability Recipients Can Get Stimulus Checks

April 13, 2020

On Friday, March 27, 2020, the U.S. House of Representatives approved a Senate bill creating a historic $2.2 trillion aid package, which President Trump signed into law. This bill will help Americans struggling with the devastating financial effects of COVID-19. A centerpiece of this stimulus package is direct financial assistance to Americans in the form

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Coronavirus Is Closing Social Security Offices. Here’s How to Get Benefit Help

April 9, 2020

Across the country, the Social Security Administration (SSA) has more than 1,200 field offices, all of which are currently closed due to the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic. In a statement, Social Security said: “All local Social Security offices will be closed to the public for in-person service starting Tuesday, March 17, 2020. This decision protects the

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