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Establishing Social Security Disability Based on Chronic Pain | Social Security Disability Attorneys Blog Hoskins Turco Lloyd & Lloyd Port St. Lucie, Vero Beach, Fort Pierce

We had a client come to our firm who was 45 years old with an 8th grade education.  The only type of work he had ever done was manual labor. As a result of a motor vehicle accident, he endured chronic lower back pain for many years.  Finally, he had to quit his job because of it. When he came

Is the Social Security Disability program going bankrupt? | Social Security Disability Attorneys Blog Hoskins Turco Lloyd & Lloyd Port St. Lucie, Vero Beach, Fort Pierce

Recent news reports that the Social Security disability program is “insolvent” or “bankrupt” and that the Disability Insurance (DI) trust fund will be “exhausted” in 2016. Reports like this cause alarm among Social Security disability beneficiaries and applicants alike.  Disability benefit

The Time is Right to File -- or Appeal -- for Social Security Disability. | Social Security Disability Attorneys Blog Port St. Lucie, Vero Beach, Fort Pierce

In recent news, the House of Representatives has investigated Social Security Disability claim approvals to find that so far in 2013, the majority of Social Security Administration (SSA) judges have approved benefits in more than half the cases they have decided. Some representatives find this

House probe cries foul on Social Security disability claims -- Reblog from CBS News | Social Security Disability Attorneys Blog Hoskins Turco Lloyd & Lloyd Port St. Lucie, Vero Beach, Fort Pierce

News article courtesy CBSNews.com WASHINGTONSocial Security is approving disability benefits at strikingly high rates for people whose claims were rejected by field offices or state agencies, according to House investigators. Compounding the situation, the agency often fails to do required

The only thing worse than SSD rejection. | Hoskins Turco Lloyd & Lloyd Social Security Disability Attorneys blog Port St. Lucie, Vero Bach, Fort Pierce

One of the most frequently asked questions that Social Security disability claimants ask is, “Why do I keep getting denied Social Security disability benefits when I know someone collecting benefits whose ailments are not as severe as mine?” Every person has a unique set of circumstances.

Can an Attorney help you get approved for your SSD appeal? | Hoskins Turco Lloyd & Lloyd Social Security Disability Blog Port St. Lucie, Vero Beach, Fort Pierce

Have you been denied for Social Security Disability benefits? You're not alone. Approximately 60% of first-time filers are denied SSD. So, how can our attorneys at Hoskins Turco Lloyd & Lloyd help you get approved? First of all, we will ensure that you meet your appeal filing

VA Disability Claims: Backlog and Prioritization of Claims | Hoskins Turco Lloyd & Lloyd Veterans' Disability Blog Port St. Lucie, Vero Beach

  For many years, Veterans across the country have struggled with delays in attaining VA disability benefits.  The backlog is not only due to the number of claims pending, but also to an outdated disability claims processing system. For Florida Veterans filing first-time VA

Know Your Bankruptcy Filing Options | Hoskins Turco Lloyd & Lloyd Bankruptcy Attorneys Blog Port St. Lucie, Vero Beach

  Bankruptcy can seem like a big bad word, but really it’s just a fresh start for you and your financial future—because we’ll make sure of it. And if you boil it down to the basics, it’s not as complicated as you might think. But it’s important to know which

The Social Security Disability Hearing Basics | Social Security Disability Attorneys Blog Port St. Lucie, Vero Beach

  If you have an upcoming SSD hearing, please read the following tips and information to help you achieve the most positive outcome from the proceeding. And if you have any questions regarding your Social Security Disability case or appeal in Port St. Lucie, Vero Beach, Fort Pierce, or

No More Secrets: SSA Once Again Disclosing ALJ Names Before Day of Hearing | Hoskins Turco Social Security Disability Blog

  Starting on April 20, 2013, the Social Security Administration (SSA) will once again disclose the names of the Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) assigned to a particular case in the claimant’s Notice of Hearing.  In other words, claimants and their representatives no longer