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Coronavirus Impacts Could Qualify You for SSDI

Skilled Tampa Social Security Disability Lawyer Ready to Help If you’ve been infected by coronavirus — and recovered — then you may be (rightfully) feeling relief at having survived this deadly disease, but it’s important to understand that coronavirus infection could have long-term, negative health consequences.  In some cases, long-term damage may disable the patient […]

Can I Receive Both SSI and SSDI Benefits?

Experienced Tampa Social Security Disability Lawyer If you’ve been disabled by an injury, illness, or other condition, but were awarded a low Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefit amount, then you may be wondering if you are also qualified to receive Supplemental Security Income (SSI) to help cover all your monthly expenses. After all, it […]

What is a Social Security Offset Rider, and How Does It Work?

Private, individual disability insurance can provide a substantial amount of value to those who are looking to mitigate the potential financial risk of a catastrophic injury, illness, or condition, but in some situations — particularly those involving an older policyholder — the premiums are simply too high. Social Security Offset riders are an excellent tool […]

Benefits for Children With Disabilities

Social Security benefits are not limited to retirement benefits, dependent benefits, survivor benefits, and standard disability benefits.  In fact, many people are not aware of just how fundamentally wide-reaching Social Security benefits are.  If you have a child suffering from a severe disability, you may be entitled to recover benefits on their behalf, even if […]

Qualifying for Social Security Disability Benefits with a Cancer Diagnosis

Experienced SSDI Attorney in Tampa, FL Social security disability insurance (SSDI) benefits can be extremely helpful for those who are suffering from a serious illness or other injury, and who are rendered incapable of working as a result.  SSDI benefits may be available to those who have been diagnosed with cancer, but it’s important to […]

Most Initial SSDI Applications in Tampa Are Denied

The Realities of the SSDI Process When first-time Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) claimants submit an application for benefits with the Social Security Administration (SSA), they often assume that they will be granted benefits on the basis of this initial application.  In truth, however, the large majority of initial SSDI applications are denied by SSA […]

Securing Immediate SSI Payments

Experienced Tampa Social Security Lawyer If you’ve submitted an application for Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits, it’s also likely that you are in difficult financial circumstances — perhaps even a situation demanding immediate assistance. Fortunately, there are a number of different ways through which claimants can receive benefits early (in some cases before they are […]

Social Security Survivor Benefits

The death of a family member can be extraordinarily difficult to process — both from an emotional and a social perspective — but when it comes to working family members, that loss can devastate the financial resources on which the family may rely.  For example, a child who is fundamentally reliant on their parent(s) for […]

Spousal Social Security Benefits

Social Security benefits are not the exclusive purview of those persons on whom the benefits fundamentally rely.  Social Security benefits may fully depend on a retired worker’s lifetime earnings, or, alternatively, on an individual’s qualifying disability, but these are not the only persons entitled to receive Social Security benefits (retirement and disability benefits, respectively).  In […]