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8 Tips to Winning Your Social Security Disability Case

Posted by Scott Flexer

Nearly 14% of Floridians are suffering from some sort of disability. But how many of those individuals are actually getting the support they deserve? Reports show that over 50% of disability claims are denied on the initial try, making the experience very frustrating for many individuals. Complicating matters, it’s not up to individual states to decide if you qualify; that job is left to the Social Security Administration (SSA).

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Topics: Social Security Disability, social security benefits, Florida Social Security Advocates

What Are My Rights as a Disabled Employee?

Posted by Scott Flexer

 

The federal American With Disability Act (ADA) was signed into law in 1990, making it illegal for employers, including private, state and local government, and labor organizations, to discriminate against qualified individuals with disabilities. This doesn’t just apply to hiring practices—it also includes recruitment, promotions, training, type of work, and firing on the basis of disability.

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Topics: disability laws, short term disability, disability statistics, working with disability benefits, Florida Social Security Advocates, disability advocate, ADA laws

How to Find the Right Disability Advocate in Florida

Posted by Scott Flexer

If you’re looking for help filing for disability in Florida, you might be wondering how you can find the right person to be your advocate.

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Topics: SSDI, disability advocate, Social Security Advocates, Florida Social Security Advocates, Social Security claim, social security

True or False? All Social Security Advocates in FL Are Equal

Posted by Scott Flexer

Have you ever filed for Social Security disability benefits? If you have, then chances are, you already know the complicated process that is involved.

If you have not, then as your application process unfolds, you may find yourself getting a bit lost.

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Topics: SSI experts, Social Security Advocates, Florida Social Security Advocates

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