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Disability Benefits and Ménière’s Disease

Can you get disability for Ménière’s disease? Yes, but it depends on the severity and it must be expected to impact your ability to work for at least 12 months. Attorney Chad Delesk explains the details and medical evidence requirements.

2023 Substantial Gainful Activity (SGA) Exceptions & Income Limits

Originally posted on October 22, 2019. Updated December 15, 2022. Substantial Gainful Activity (SGA) Limit for 2023 The Substantial Gainful Activity (SGA) limit for 2023 is $1,470 per month. This is up from the 2022 limit of $1,350, as Social Security implemented a 8.7% cost-of-living increase for 2023. The SGA limit for 2023 for those who […]

Peers Rate Balin Law Attorneys as “Super Lawyers” a 3rd Consecutive Year

For the 3rd year in a row, Balin Law’s principal attorney Paulette Balin and appellate attorney Matthew Shupe have both been peer-nominated and selected as “Super Lawyers”. Super Lawyers is a rating service for lawyers who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. Less than 5% of lawyers in a state receive the […]

An Interview with Paulette F. Balin

September 22nd is American Business Women’s Day: a day to recognize the accomplishments, contributions and achievements of American businesswomen, often in the face of limited structural opportunities in past decades. Today, we would like to recognize Balin Law’s founder and principal attorney, Paulette Balin. Paulette began practicing law before the U.S. Supreme Court included its […]

Balin Law Expands Disability Practice: Names Melissa Yasinow as Managing Attorney, Education & Title IX Group

Balin Law happily announces that Melissa Yasinow has joined the firm as its Managing Attorney for the Education & Title IX Group. Melissa brings over a decade of litigation experience to Balin Law. Melissa has significant experience defending students at high schools, colleges, and universities in Title IX cases and in student misconduct, professionalism, and academic integrity proceedings. Melissa is particularly proud of her work defending students with disorders including Depression, Anxiety, ADHD, and Autism Spectrum Disorder.

Disability Benefits After a Stroke

Attorney Chad Delesk of Balin Law explains Social Security’s rules for Disability Benefits after suffering a stroke.