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
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?
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?
Today we will be discussing long-term disability (LTD) benefits and exactly how long they last. First we need to describe exactly what LTD benefits are. LTD policies exist to basically supplement income lost for those who have been hurt and are unable to work or people who are not able to work any longer for … Continue reading How Long Do Long-Term Disability Benefits Last?
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?
We have all seen the videos over the years of the insurance investigator or private detective following a person who has filed a claim. The video is "gotcha" in nature and it shows the supposedly injured person lifting heavy objects over their head and moving around just fine. The SSA may, on occasion, employ investigators … Continue reading Does the Social Security Administration Conduct Surveillance?
Your injury or other disability has made it impossible for you to work or only allows you to work some and not earn enough money on which to live. So, you have made the decision to file for full or partial disability. What are some good things to know before starting this process? In this … Continue reading Things that You Can Do to Help Your Disability Claim
Arthritis is a degenerative disorder which affects many people. In fact, in the United States 23% of people suffer from arthritis. That's 54 millions people. Arthritis can affect the sufferer to various degrees. Most people take medicine for their arthritis and are able to cope. But for a minority of arthritis sufferers, it is overwhelming … Continue reading Can I qualify for Disability with Arthritis?
A large portion of the American workforce performs most or all of their works tasks on a computer. Years of computer use can lead to a very painful condition in the arm and wrist called "carpal tunnel syndrome". This insidious syndrome is caused by the wear and tear of the wrist and the pathway in … Continue reading Does Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Qualify as a Disability
Disability benefits are available for people with hearing loss. They are available for people who can still work but are limited by their hearing loss as well as for people who cannot work due to their hearing loss. If you are working you can qualify for benefits under Social Security Disability Insurance benefits (SSDI). If … Continue reading Can I Receive Disability for Hearing Loss?