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    • The Social Security Board of Trustees issued its annual report on June 2, 2022. The combined asset reserves of the 2 trust funds (Old-Age and Survivors Insurance and Disability Insurance) are projected to become depleted in 2035, one year later than last year. Social Security could pay 80% of benefits due at that time. Individually,…

      a week+ ago
    • The maximum attorney fee for successful Social Security Claimant representatives has been $6,000 since 2009. The fee set by law is 25% of the accrued benefit or the fee cap; whichever is less. Now Social Security has raised the fee cap to $7,200, effective November 30, 2022.

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    • Summer 2021 Newsletter STILL STANDING…AND PRACTICING I published the first issue of Social Security & You in Spring of 1993.  Some years I’ve published more issues than others.  The most recent issue was dated Spring 2019: over 2 years ago.  The world was a much different place then.  Especially for me.  Read the full newsletter…

      a year+ ago
    • Spring 2019 Newsletter An Opioid Story I’ve changed his name. Let’s call him Gerald. He was a laborer. And by that I don’t mean that he just did physical work. He was a card-carrying member the Labor’s Union local. And that meant a lot to him. I represented him for Social Security disability and Michigan…

      2+ years ago

    KEEPING TRACK WITH MY SOCIAL SECURITY ACCOUNT

    If you have applied for Social Security benefits, or have a pending Reconsideration or Hearing request pending, you can check the status on line using your free, personal My Social Security account.  If you don’t have an account, you can create one to see the following information about your claim:

    Date of filing, current claim location, scheduled hearing date & time, re-entry numbers for incomplete applications, servicing office location, publications of interest.

    Call today if you have questions about the Michigan Social Security Disability Attorney and Lawyer Services provided by William Crawforth.

    To schedule an appointment call 800-864-1244 or fill out the contact form at the top of this page.

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