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The Social Security Administration announced today that the cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) for Social Security and Supplement Security Income benefits will be just 1.6% in 2020

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I received many calls over the last few weeks regarding how the partial shutdown of the United States government affects Social Security benefits and claims. Fortunately, a full-year funding agreement for the Social Security Administration was reached prior to the shutdown and therefore the agency is not affected. Benefits are continuing to be paid and claims processed.

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As 2019 greets us, I would like to thank you all for being a part of my journey thus far and making 2018 a successful year. I wish you and yours a happy and healthy 2019 and look forward to the opportunities that the New Year will bring! Sincerely, Katelyn M. Burke, Esq.

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In remembrance of the tragedies that took place on September 11, 2001, Burke Law, PLLC honors the victims, their families, first responders, and others who bravely put their lives on the line seventeen years ago and in response to the attacks since.

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Unfortunately, the Social Security Disability claim process is often long and grueling. This is a fact that is even more disheartening to those with the most severe of conditions. As a result, the Social Security Administration created the “Compassionate Allowances program,” which over time has identified several medical conditions that, by definition, meet the Social Security Administration’s standards for disability ...

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Social media platforms, such as Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, are full of insights into our personal lives. The unintended consequences are far-reaching and claims for personal injuries are not immune. If you are thinking of, or already are, bringing a claim for personal injuries against someone or an entity that harmed you, avoid sharing any information about the circumstances surrounding ...

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