Gabrielle Giffords

Social Security Administration stops visits to Martha’s Vineyard, Nantucket

by Staff | January 13th, 2011

January 13, 2011

The Social Security Administration has decided to stop visiting Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket regularly, and it may affect how people receive their Social Security benefits, the Boston Herald reports.

There are conflicting stories on whether it was because of budget cuts or issues regarding safety since the Arizona shooting of Representative Gabrielle Giffords.

The halt of the service will affect hundreds who regularly meet with representatives about their Social Security benefits.

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Why do you think the visits were stopped? Do you know someone whose Social Security benefits will be affected?

If you need help getting Social Security benefits you deserve to put your life back on track, the Social Security lawyers at Fleschner, Stark, Tanoos & Newlin can help.

Social Security benefits judges face threats

by Staff | January 12th, 2011

January 11, 2011

Social Security benefits judges often receive threats, but those threats may be taken more seriously since the assassination attempt of Arizona Representative Gabrielle Giffords, The Washington Post reports.

A woman in Louisiana threatened a Social Security judge when he denied her benefits. She was arrested before she was able to carry out her threat.

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How do you think political figures should protect themselves from threats? Do you think there could be more threats against Social Security benefits judges in the future?

If you need help getting Social Security benefits you deserve to get your put your life back on track, the Social Security lawyers at Fleschner, Stark, Tanoos & Newlin can help.