Can Headaches be Disabling for Social Security Disability?
Can headaches really be disabling for purposes of Social Security Disability? The answer is — yes! On August 26, 2019 the Social Security Agency issued SSR 19 -4P. This new regulation deals with evaluating cases involving primary headache disorder. Specifically, the new regulation explains…
Had a Stroke? A Good Social Security Disability Lawyer May Expedite Your SSD Award
Strokes are the third leading cause of death in Pennsylvania. And those that survive strokes are often disabled, unable to work or enjoy their lives in the same capacity as before. That’s why the state of Pennsylvania passed legislation in 2017 to improve access to…
Common Mistakes when Applying for Social Security Disability
Applying for social security disability can be confusing, complex, time consuming, and frustrating. It is also intimidating due to the fact that approximately 70% of all applications are denied. So what are the common mistakes made when applying for social security disability benefits? Incomplete Work…
Social Security recipients will receive a 2.8% increase in 2019
Social Security recipients will be receiving a 2.8% cost of living adjustment in 2019. It is the largest increase in seven years. In terms of dollars, the average Social Security benefit should rise by $39 a month to $1,461 per month in 2019. For a…
Mooney Law: Your Pennsylvania Disability Law Practice
Mooney Law represents clients throughout Pennsylvania and is a full Pennsylvania Disability Law practice. What do we mean by that? At Mooney Law, we represent disabled clients in the following areas: Pennsylvania Workers Compensation: We represent injured workers throughout Pennsylvania. We have a full workers…
Are Workers Comp or Social Security Disability Benefits Taxable?
Mooney Attorney Mark Buterbaugh answers some common questions he’s asked regarding Workers Compensation and Social Security Disability during tax season. He goes on to explain some theoretical scenarios to help you further understand.
Can I rely on my Chiropractor for my social security disability claim?
Mooney & Associates Attorney Mark Buterbaugh explains the nuances of using a chiropractor for the social security disability application process, how this process recently changed and how it may affect you during your own application process.
Explaining ‘Disability’ and the differences between private insurance and social security disability
Disability benefits are often confusing. This article by Attorney Mark Butterbaugh explains the differences between social security disability and long term and short term disability. Read on to learn more about the nuances that make up the three types.
Mooney in the Community: Attorney Buterbaugh elected President of School Board
Mooney in the Community: Mooney & Associates takes pride in the communities we serve and many of our attorneys and staff give back to our communities. Attorney Mark A. Buterbaugh was re-elected last evening as President of the Shippensburg School Board.