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What Is the Prognosis for the Disability lnsurance Trust Fund?

The 2015 Board of Trustees report for the Social Security and Medicare Trust Funds was released on July 22, 2015. The findings are only changed slightly from the 2014 report. The 2015 report finds that, if no action is taken, the combined Social Security Trust Funds will be able to pay 100% of scheduled benefits until 2034, one year later than in last year’s report. Even if no action is taken, scheduled benefits would still be paid at a reduced level of about 79% after 2034 using incoming payroll tax revenue. However, the need to shore up the Disability Insurance Trust Fund is more immediate, with depletion of the reserves projected to occur in late 2016, the same year as found in the 2014 a

SC Workers' Compensation Rates

2015 Maximum Weekly Compensation Rate The South Carolina Department of Employment and Workforce has certified the average weekly wage in South Carolina for the period July 1, 2013 through June 30, 2014 was $766.05. For accidents occurring on or after January 1, 2015 the maximum weekly compensation rate shall be $766.05. This increases the maximum weekly compensation rate by $13.89 than the rate in 2014. As provided in Title 42 of the SC Code of Laws, 1976 the maximum weekly compensation rate equals 66⅔% of an individual’s average weekly wage, not to exceed the average weekly wage in this State for the preceding fiscal year as determined by the South Carolina Department of Employment and Wor

Social Security Disability - Waiting on Hearing

The National Organization of Social Security Claimants' Representatives (NOSSCR) just released the average waiting time on getting a hearing scheduled at each hearing office. The Grand Strand hearing office is based out of #72 Charleston, South Carolina. On average, it takes 498 days to get a hearing date, from the day you request a hearing. A request for hearing is the appeal after you've already been denied twice. For more questions concerning the Social Security Disability process and hearing times, please contact The David Law Firm at (843) 488-1415. Formed in 1979, NOSSCR presented its first Social Security disability law conference in New Orleans. More than 100 attorneys and other

Traffic Tickets

You can hire Attorney Byron David to represent you in court for a traffic ticket violation received in Aynor, Conway or Myrtle Beach. His expertise in fighting tickets will help you greatly increase the chances of a positive outcome from your traffic ticket challenge. If your ticket is for a very minor violation, you might want to handle it yourself. Keep in mind, however, that you face costly consequences for common South Carolina traffic violations, such as speeding and red light violations. Such consequences can include: Costly fines The loss of your driver's license through suspension or revocation Points on your South Carolina driving record A significant rise in your auto insurance

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