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Personal Injury Damages Could Impact Your Social Security Benefits

Experienced Disability Lawyers in Tampa, FL Whether you are already a recipient of social security benefits or are intending to secure such benefits at a later date, you may be concerned about how a personal injury lawsuit could impact your receipt of social security benefits.  For example, suppose that you are receiving social security benefits […]

Disabled Children Are Entitled to SSI Benefits

Tampa Social Security Disability Lawyer Minors do not generally have a significant enough work history to qualify for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits, but legislators considered the ramifications of a serious disability on a minor and their family, and have developed alternative means through which such an individual can secure necessary benefits — more […]

Earning an Income and Receiving Disability Benefits

Tampa Social Security Disability Lawyer If you’ve been disabled due to an injury, illness, or other condition, then you may be entitled to receive disability benefits from the Social Security Administration (SSA).  When pursuing such benefits, however, you may have a number of lingering questions regarding your ability to secure a supplemental income.  This is […]

The Basics of a Social Security Disability Offset

Tampa Disability Lawyers – Helping You When You Need it Most Many disability claimants worry about their receipt of compensation through a variety of sources, and how that might impact their Social Security disability benefits. Generally speaking, the claimant has to consider the possibility of an “offset” — or reduction to their benefits — and […]

When Can I Expect an Approval of My Social Security Benefits?

If you’re planning on submitting a claim for Social Security benefits with the Social Security Administration (SSA), then you may be concerned about how long the process of getting an approval will take.  This is a fairly reasonable and widespread concern — after all, it’s not at all uncommon for bureaucratic mishandling (in other circumstances) […]

The SSA May Review Your Medical Condition

If you have been awarded Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits by the Social Security Administration (SSA), then it’s important that you pay close attention to the medical condition that qualifies you for such benefits — you are not guaranteed lifetime benefits simply because the SSA has awarded you SSDI benefits.  If your condition changes […]

New Fibromyalgia RFC Questionnaire

If you have been diagnosed with fibromyalgia, then you may be sufficiently impaired (i.e., incapable of working in your current occupation, or in an alternative position) to qualify you for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits.  Submitting a comprehensive application for benefits is fundamental to success, but it’s also important that you frame your condition […]

The New PTSD Residual Functional Capacity Questionnaire

If you are suffering from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and are interested in submitting a claim for Social Security Disability (SSDI) benefits, then it’s critical that you put together a convincing application in which your claims are supported by extensive evidence, and the information is presented in a manner that is aligned with the expectations […]

Vocational Expert Testimony Influences SSDI Benefits

In Florida, and elsewhere, when you submit a claim for Social Security Disability (SSDI) benefits, the Social Security Administration (SSA) is likely to deny the claim.  In fact, statistics on disability claim denials and awards — as reported by the SSA — indicate that disability claim denials averaged around 53 percent over the ten-year period […]