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Special Needs Trusts and SSI Eligibility

March 31, 2021 Blog

Work With an Experienced Tampa Disability Attorney If you’re interested in applying for Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits, or if you already receive SSI benefits but are concerned about continuing eligibility, then it’s important to understand how to use different tools to maintain your eligibility.  Proper planning can help you […]

Dependents and SSDI Benefits — the Basics

November 29, 2019 Blog

Experienced Social Security Disability Lawyer in Tampa, FL If you are currently suffering from a disability and attempting to secure Social Security Disability Income (SSDI) benefits, then you may be a bit confused with respect to where your dependents “fit” into the whole process.  After all, it is reasonable to […]

Can I Receive SSDI Benefits for Obesity?

October 31, 2019 Blog

If you are suffering from morbid obesity, then you might find that your ability to work is severely limited.  Many prospective Social Security Disability Income (SSDI) claimants hope to obtain benefits due to the impairments wrought by their obesity, but find that the Social Security Administration (SSA) rejects their benefits […]

5 Major Types of SS Benefits

May 26, 2015 Blog

The Social Security Administration classifies 5 major types of benefits you can receive based on your level of disability. Factors that contribute to which type of benefit you’ll be eligible for depend on your current income level, your marital status and exactly when your disability started. You should work closely […]

Consultative Exam and SS Disability

May 1, 2015 Blog

Your Florida Social Security lawyer can explain that, in some cases, a consultative examination may become necessary. The following information can help provide answers to basic questions regarding these examinations. How Much Does the Exam Cost? Your Florida Social Security lawyer will explain that you do not have to pay […]