Year: 2015

With the World Road Cycling Championships coming to Richmond in September, and more than 1,000 cyclists expected to converge on our city, we thought we would take this opportunity to discuss bicycle safety, as well as new and existing Virginia bike laws. In July, new laws went into effect, including…

Author: Joanna L. Suyes, Richmond, VA, Social Security Disability Lawyer Two programs provide Social Security disability benefits for Americans who are unable to work because of a medical condition: Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI). Supplemental Security Income is means-tested and provides income for disabled children…

Like many others, the Social Security Administration (SSA) has embraced technology allowing real-time face-to-face communication from distant locations, including the use of video-conferencing for Social Security Disability claim hearings. The SSA held 171,475 video hearings in fiscal year 2014, representing 28 percent of total hearings held, and has set goals…