Disability can happen to anyone. If you suffer from a serious medical condition that prevents you from working, time is of the essence when it comes to applying for Social Security disability benefits. Don’t be discouraged by the stories you hear about the application and determination process
The Law Firm of Hoskins, Turco, Lloyd & Lloyd is proud to announce the opening of its newest office building in Vero Beach. Located in the city’s historic downtown district, the new space is part of the firm’s continuing commitment to meet the growing needs of their clients along the Treasure
It’s that time of year again when millions of taxpayers gather forms needed to file federal, state, and local taxes. If you receive Social Security benefits, you may be wondering if your compensation is taxable. For the majority of people, Social Security benefits are not taxable. However, if
On Monday, March 7, 2016, the Department of Veterans Affairs confirmed allegations that they have failed to contact tens of thousands of the more than 800,000 veterans with pending applications, of which nearly 300,000 have died before receiving an answer. By law, the VA is required to notify
It’s no secret that the current outrageous backlog of social security disability claims is the worst backlog in government history, with over one million claims stuck somewhere in the system. With the number of unprocessed disability claims reaching a crisis point, officials have been frantically
The holidays are a wonderful time to share your gratitude for our service members and veterans, and this season, Harry & David, the gourmet food and chocolate gift store, has once again partnered with Soldier’s Angels to launch their semi-annual “Moose Munch Bars for the Troops” Program.
A successful federal lawsuit by a Vietnam War veteran who was denied benefits for 45 years may have opened the door for other veterans in Florida to get the benefits they deserve. The case involved a man who was dishonorably discharged from military service as a result of post-traumatic stress
Everyone agrees Social Security disability is important, but two new AARP studies reveal that very few have any idea how it works. Research released last week indicates nearly 100% of Americans lack the critical information they need to determine whether or not to claim Social Security benefits.
A new report released September 3, 2015 shows hundreds of thousands of veterans listed in the Department of Veterans Affairs enrollment system died before their application for care was even processed. According to CNN, the Veterans Affairs (VA) inspector general found over 800,000 stalled
The Social Security Administration (SSA), through the U.S. Department of the Treasury, maintains multiple accounts for funds held in trust to pay benefits under various programs. Benefits payable through the Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) program are held in the SSDI Trust Fund.