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Protestors Want Lawmakers to Scrap the FICA Wage Cape

By Ken Marks | April 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

Protestors at a rally in downtown Chicago want lawmakers to protect America’s social security.  A wage cap has been imposed on the Federal Insurance Contributions Act (FICA) tax that hinders a lot of workers and protestors want the makers to “scrap the cap”. Along with scrapping the cap, the demonstrators want to see the full…

Dimwitted Woman From Dimmitt Involved in Social Security Scam

By Ken Marks | April 10, 2013 | 0 Comments

Belinda Kirby, the co-owner of a Dimmitt concrete company pleads guilty as charged for scamming with her brother-in-law to illegally obtain $42,000 in Social Security disability payments. Kirby had asked Ricki Dale Wilcox, her brother-in-law, to work for her company and claim to be disabled.  Subsequently, they avoided reporting wages to the Social Security Administration,…

Senator Bernie Sanders Vows to Fight Obama’s Social Security Cuts

By Ken Marks | April 9, 2013 | 0 Comments

Erika J Mitchell / Shutterstock.com Bernie Sanders, an independent senator of Vermont, had held an 8.5-hour protest on the Senate floor in late 2010 to stop Barack Obama’s late 2010 tax deal with Republicans.  He failed.  Now Sanders, the Senate’s most liberal member, claims will do what it takes to prevent Obama’s push for cuts…

Social Security Benefits Denied to Terminated Worker

By Ken Marks | March 29, 2013 | 0 Comments

Donna (surname withheld) of Stone Mountain, GA, is one of many US citizens who is unsure why her Social Security disability benefits have been denied.  What she does know now is the importance of hiring a Social Security lawyer who can assist her in a courtroom. Donna, who suffered a work related injury in 2005,…

Social Security Lawyer Commits Fraud

By Ken Marks | March 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

Looks like another law practitioner is in trouble with the law… Eric C. Conn, an Eastern Kentucky Social Security disability lawyer, alongside federal judge, David B. Daugherty, committed wholesale fraud.  Conn received millions upon millions of dollars from the government for handling disability claims that Daugherty deceivingly approved. What happened here is that many cases…

Same-Sex Couples to Receive Military Benefits Yet No Social Security

By Ken Marks | March 16, 2013 | 0 Comments

Same sex couples will now be receiving military benefits. Defense Secretary Leon Panette says discrimination based on sexual orientation, “has no place in the Department of Defense.” But same-sex spouses will still not be able to receive Social Security benefits, immigration privileges or health care and housing due to 1996 Defense of Marriage act. Panetta…

New Law Could Obtain Social Security Benefits for Injured Military Officers

By Ken Marks | March 11, 2013 | 0 Comments

Injured armed services members who are still on active duty have a little less to worry about.  A proposed law called the Recovering Service Members Disability Benefits Act would rush the Social Security disability process for said patriots. Usually there is a 5-month waiting period for injured active-duty armed services personnel.  Of course, they still…

Disability Lawyers Fight for Injured Worker Entitlements

By Ken Marks | February 28, 2013 | 0 Comments

Are you a disabled worker?  Then you know how important social security disability benefits are if you have back problems or heart conditions due to a job you tackled for X amount of years. That is why there is such a great demand for these benefits.  Within the last six years in Western New York…

Employers Have to Provide Kasambahay Workers with Social Security Benefits

By Ken Marks | February 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

Social Security lawyers have now imposed a requirement for employers of domestic workers under the Batas Kasambahay or the Domestic Workers Act that would guarantee they receive a minimum wage set by the wage board.  Not only this, but they will receive added employment benefits such as PhilHealth and membership to the Social Security system.…

The Disabled Lawyer Up With ADA Lawsuit

By Ken Marks | January 31, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Americans with Disabilities act, which enforces accessibility requirements for the disabled, has been getting major media coverage; politicians are seeking to scrap the act while the disabled are filing lawsuits in protest for enforcement of the act. Semi Lentin, a 64-year old author/filmmaker born and bred in New York, is one plaintiff in a…