Social Security

  • Can you get disability benefits for long covid?

    Yes. Even after testing negative for COVID-19, some people who've had the virus continue to experience a variety of debilitating symptoms that can prevent substantial gainful employment. If you've been diagnosed with long COVID and can no longer work, you may qualify for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits. Getting approved for SSDI is difficult, but getting benefits for a recently discovered disease like COVID-19, the long-term effects of which are not yet fully understood, ca

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  • Social Security Benefits Increase in 2023

    Social Security and Supplemental Security Income benefits have increased by 8.7% in 2023. The annual Cost-of-Living Adjustment (COLA) is tied to the increase in the Consumer Price Index as determined by the Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics. This measure is designed to help offset higher costs of living for recipients of SSD and SSI. If you'd like assistance making a claim or submitting an application for Social Security Disability or Supplemental Security Income, contact MCV La

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    The PACT Act and What It Means For Our Veterans

    On August 10, 2022, President Biden signed into law the PACT Act which expands eligibility for VA healthcare and benefits for Veterans exposed to burn pits and other toxic substances.

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    Do I Have To Pay For a Social Security Disability Lawyer?

    While many clients worry about paying for a lawyer upfront, that's not a concern when working with MCV Law. We take cases on a contingency basis, which means there is no fee unless we win your case.

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    Why Should I Hire a Social Security Disability Lawyer?

    Why should you consider hiring an attorney to help with a Social Security disability claim? The answer is simple: the law is complicated, and attempting to prove the case on your own may not be worth risking the success of your case.

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