Common Myths Regarding Social Security Benefits

When you apply for social security disability, as with any new undertaking, you will have many questions. And many people come into the process with a lot of assumptions which are actually myths. In this article we hope to clarify and rectify some of those myths. Social Security Retirement and Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) … Continue reading Common Myths Regarding Social Security Benefits

Do VA Benefits Interfere with Ability to Receive Social Security Benefits?

Brevard County is home to many veterans. We have an Air Force Base (now a Space Force base) in our backyard as well as many military retirees now living here. We have had many clients who are military veterans. Military veterans often become disabled while on the job. Being in the military is by definition … Continue reading Do VA Benefits Interfere with Ability to Receive Social Security Benefits?

Should I Give Up on my Disability Claim if my Health Improves?

This is a question we get from time to time. The answer we give is always the same. An improvement in health does not necessarily guarantee that it will continue improving or stay improved. Often times there can be improvements before the full weight of the disability is thrust back on the disabled person. Disability … Continue reading Should I Give Up on my Disability Claim if my Health Improves?

What Can a Disability Attorney Do for Me?

If a person is in need of Social Security Disability benefits, they are probably in no condition to take on the rigorous process required to qualify. The simple fact is that many millions of people apply for benefits every year and the administration only has 60,000 employees to handle all of these claims. They look … Continue reading What Can a Disability Attorney Do for Me?

Disability Law – Now Serving Orlando

Florida has a large population. It is estimated that Florida is home to almost 22 million people. Many of those people live in one of the four metropolises: Miami, Jacksonville, Tampa and Orlando. Our office is just outside of the Orlando area and we handle cases from in and around that city. In the United … Continue reading Disability Law – Now Serving Orlando

Are Disability Benefits Different Depending on Which State You Live?

Brevard County Florida gets its share of people coming and going. We have a sizable "snow bird" population ie., people that live here during the winter months and live up north during the summer months. We also have people that rotate in and out of the area for many different reasons. In fact, a lot … Continue reading Are Disability Benefits Different Depending on Which State You Live?

Long-Term Disability vs Social Security Disability – What You Should Know

This is a question that comes up all the time. In this article we will go over what long-term disability and social security disability are and then describe how they are different. SSDI - is disability coverage offered through the government. The program, which you pay into your entire adult working life, provides you with … Continue reading Long-Term Disability vs Social Security Disability – What You Should Know

The Basics of Social Security Disability Benefits

Sometimes it helps getting back to the basics. In this blog we want to describe what social security disability benefits are and where they come from. We will be covering disability only and not SSI benefits which are available to low-income or people with little or no work history who do not qualify for SSDI. … Continue reading The Basics of Social Security Disability Benefits

Filing for Disability Without Strong Work History

Social Security retirement benefits are based on your work history and how much you've earned and contributed to the Social Security fund. The Social Security Administration (SSA) keeps records of these numbers. In a way, it is very much like an IRA in that you pay into it your entire working life then reap the … Continue reading Filing for Disability Without Strong Work History

What Does Technical Denial of Social Security Benefits Mean?

A technical denial, also called a "non-medical denial" means that the applicant was denied for non-medical reasons. According to public records, this type of denial accounts for about half of all Social Security Disability denials. Applicants will usually be notified about this denial by mail. Reason that an applicant may receive this type of denial … Continue reading What Does Technical Denial of Social Security Benefits Mean?