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?

Social Security Disability Trial Work Period

Disabled people who are not able to work can apply to receive benefits from the Social Security Administration. Sometimes the injury or disability is permanent and the condition worsens over time. This can leave the individual with the realization that they may never be able to work again. However, for others, conditions do improve and … Continue reading Social Security Disability Trial Work Period

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

Does the Social Security Administration Conduct Surveillance?

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?

What to Bring to Your First Meeting with a Social Security Attorney

As with any facet of life, being properly prepared for a moment greatly increases the efficiency of achieving the objective. This holds true for your first meeting with a social security attorney as well. In this article we will provide a checklist of items you should bring when meeting with your attorney for the first … Continue reading What to Bring to Your First Meeting with a Social Security Attorney

Things that You Can Do to Help Your Disability Claim

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

Can I qualify for Disability with Arthritis?

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?

Can I Receive Disability for Hearing Loss?

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?

Military Veteran Options for Disability

Veterans of wars endure physical and mental trauma. When they come back to the United States, they may be unable to work because of injury sustained while deployed. Sometimes, Social Security Benefits may be their only option to receive sufficient income. More Comprehensive Benefits There are systems in place to help Veterans with physical and … Continue reading Military Veteran Options for Disability