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September 21, 2021 in

What happens to my workers compensation benefits even if I am receiving social security disability, pension or unemployment benefits?

There are two types of benefits that you may be entitled to if you have a compensable workers’ compensation claim in Florida.  The first one is medical treatment and related expenses. The second one is compensation for lost earnings, often referred to as indemnity benefits. Indemnity benefits vary depending on the nature of your...
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August 20, 2021 in

How Long Can You Be on Social Security Disability?

Injured workers have the option to apply for Social Security Disability benefits for long-term disabilities. Compensation under this program will typically last as long as you are disabled. However, certain circumstances can make you ineligible to continue receiving benefits. Get the SSD benefits you deserve & hire a West Palm Beach social security disability...
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August 10, 2021 in

What is Idiopathic Neuropathy and is it disabling?

Idiopathic neuropathy is a condition affecting your sensory and motor nerves with no obvious underlying etiology. The term idiopathic means any condition which arises spontaneously or from an unknown cause. The root cause of a lot of conditions are largely unknown. Neuropathy is one of those conditions that can start suddenly with no known...
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August 10, 2021 in

What is Dumping Syndrome?

Dumping syndrome, also known as the rapid gastric emptying syndrome is a medical condition where your stomach empties its contents into the small intestine faster than normal. Typically, when you eat food takes several hours to pass through your digestive tract into your intestines. People suffering from dumping syndrome often experience symptoms such as...
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July 6, 2021 in

Why do I have to wait Five-Month’s for my disability benefits?

Anyone who is approved for social security disability insurance benefits is subject to a five-month wait period before they are eligible to receive benefits. This five-month wait period begins in the first full calendar month after your disability date. In effect, what this means is that Social Security will withhold five months of approved...
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5 Step Evaluation

Social security disability can be a complicated process, requiring several steps to proving you are disabled. The complication ultimately begins with how social security defines disability. Social security defines disability as, “the inability to do any substantial gainful activity by reason of any medically determinable physical or mental impairment which can be expected to...
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May 25, 2021 in

New Musculoskeletal Listing

If you are struggling to work due to a severe medical condition, you may consider applying for social security disability benefits through the federal government. Social security disability benefits are funded through the federally administered social security administration. To be eligible for the disability insurance program, you must pay taxes to social security through...
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March 29, 2021 in

I was denied Social Security Disability benefits because it was determined that I can do other jobs that no longer exist!

The Social Security Administration, (“SSA”), determines whether you are disabled by evaluating your impairments and the effect they have on your ability to work. This is a complex analysis. Even if you cannot perform your past work, you still need to demonstrate that you cannot adjust to other work. If SSA finds that you...
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March 3, 2021 in

How to Appeal a disability denial

If you are denied social security disability benefits, do not lose hope. The majority of people who file for social security disability insurance are denied after their initial application. In fact, the statistics are that only approximately 30% of applications are approved with the initial request. There are a lot of reasons why your...
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March 3, 2021 in

Should I file for Social Security Disability Benefits?

Social Security disability benefits are monetary and health benefits that are managed by the federal government. This is a government-run insurance program set in place to help working members of society in the event they find themselves in a position where they are unable to work. This inability to work must be directly related...
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