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H.R. 620: Are the Rights of the Disabled Under Attack?

Posted by Scott Flexer

Fighting for the rights of the disabled has been an uphill battle, but over the years significant strides have been made. A turning point came in 1990, when President George H.W. Bush signed the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) into law. The ADA made discrimination based upon disability illegal, and specified five key factors:

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How Much Money Do You Get When You Qualify for Disability in Florida?

Posted by Scott Flexer

One of the most frequently-asked (and important) questions many Floridians have about their disability benefits claim is “how much money will I get when I qualify for disability in Florida?”

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Disability Benefits: A Breakdown by the Numbers in Florida

Posted by Scott Flexer

The Social Security Administration has been a vital resource for many Americans suffering a medically disabling condition or for those who are no longer able to financially support themselves.

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How Family Members Are Qualified for Disability Benefits

Posted by Scott Flexer

Suffering from a disabling medical condition can be stressful and an overall painful experience. It can interfere with your ability to provide a sustainable income for you and for your family which may leave you feeling humiliated or insecure.

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Topics: disability benefits FL, qualify for disability, Family Disability Benefits

What You Need to Know about Qualifying for Disability Benefits

Posted by Scott Flexer

The Social Security Administration has been known to have complex and detailed processes when it comes to applying and continuing to receive disability.

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Substance Addiction and Disability in Florida

Posted by Scott Flexer

Many people suffer from an addiction of some sort—exercise, caffeine, food etc. Too much of something is rarely healthy for anyone.

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Topics: Substance Addiction and Disability, disability benefits, disability benefits FL

4 Factors That Could Lower Your Social Security Benefits in Florida

Posted by Scott Flexer

The Social Security Administration has been providing substantial income, SSDI and SSI benefits, to those who are disabled and are no longer able to sufficiently provide for themselves or their families. While you may be receiving full disability benefits, your overall Social Security disability and SSI benefits may be lowered or discontinued as a result of 4 factors.

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Topics: social security benefits, disability benefits FL, Living Arrangement, pensions, Income Increases

Disability Benefits In Florida: One Fee Agreement

Posted by Scott Flexer

 

Our most recent guide "Why You Shouldn't Switch Disability Representatives in Florida" covers a variety of topics around the interests of individuals who have applied for disability benefits. These individuals have more questions than answers when it comes to their case and representation.  

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Resources for People With Disabilities

Posted by Scott Flexer

Dealing with a disability is difficult under any circumstances; this stress is only exacerbated when financial concerns, family and quality of life are affected. In this article, we’ve compiled a broad list of federal and state resources for individuals with disabilities, as well as information you can access to learn what you need to do to find help and assistance with your claim.

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Topics: disability benefits, SSI, disability benefits FL, SSDI Benefits

Previously Denied Disability Benefits? Follow These 4 Helpful Steps

Posted by Scott Flexer

Dealing with a medical  disability and the complications it generates in everyday life is extremelystressful. These frustrations can be compounded by various problems in filing for disability benefits.

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Topics: SSDI, disability, denied benefits, social security benefits, disability benefits FL

Stay informed of changes and new policies that can affect your disability benefits!