These are currently just some of the proposed bills, this is not a complete list. You can find the current complete list at https://legislature.ky.gov/Legislation/Pages/default.aspx As of today, there are 456 Proposed Bills with the House and 150 Proposed Bills with the Senate The list will be added to during the legislative session. You can call … Continue reading Some of the Proposed legislation in Kentucky as of February 3, 2022
https://www.ssa.gov/news/press/releases/2020/#2-2020-1 This means that if part of your disability case is related to your language ability, it directly will affect your case. Prior to now, it was literacy in English, but not the ability to learn and process instruction in any language will impact the determination of disability.
From Yale Law: “A public interest law firm is a private, for-profit association of lawyers, like any other private law firm. Public interest law firms are distinguished from other private firms in that their primary mission is to assist underrepresented people or causes, rather than to make money.” So, full disclosure, most of what … Continue reading Why do I practice public interest law?
As of 8/1/18, there are added duties and regulations for anyone representing claimant’s in front of the Social Security Administration (I call these the “Eric Conn” rules). 1. Provide competent representation; 2. Act with reasonable diligence and promptness; 3. Diligent and timely communication with clients (track when you talk to them so that if you … Continue reading Some of the new Social Security Disability Rules and upcoming changes on how Hearings are set; for representatives
For those of us that practice Social Security disability law some of this is already finalized and some is a possibility: 1. SSA is going to online scheduling where we submit the days we are available, months out, and they will set hearings; 2. That once you have a hearing date, you may not be … Continue reading Proposed changes to Social Security Disability Hearings
Update on Eric Conn cases: On November 21, 2018, a panel of Federal Appeals Court Judges for the Sixth Circuit ruled that the process that the Social Security Administration used to cut off benefits from former clients of Eric Conn is unconstitutional and flawed. Per Ned Pillersdorf, the man who has become the face of … Continue reading The 6th Circuit Judges gave us something to be Thankful for.