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Denied Veterans Disability? Here’s What to Do Next.

You’re a veteran. You served our country. And during your service, you were injured. Our government is responsible for ensuring you receive the financial support you need to compensate for your injury or disability. However, if you apply for Veterans Disability Benefits and are denied, you should not accept that decision. At Hoskins, Turco, Lloyd […]

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What changes are coming to Social Security Benefits in 2024?

In 2024, more than 71 million Americans will see a 3.2% increase in their Social Security Benefits and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) payments. On average, Social Security retirement benefits will increase by more than $50 per month starting in January. Last week, on October 12, 2023, the Social Security Administration (SSA) published its “Fact Sheet” […]

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Understanding eligibility requirements for SSDI (Social Security Disability Insurance)

Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) is a crucial government program designed to provide financial support to individuals who are unable to work due to a disability. This safety net offers a lifeline to those who may have paid into the Social Security system through payroll taxes but find themselves unable to work due to a […]

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Three reasons you were denied Social Security Disability

If you were denied Social Security Disability in Port St. Lucie, Fort Pierce, or Vero Beach, here’s why and what to do next. Applying for Social Security Disability benefits can be a lifeline for individuals facing physical or mental impairments that prevent them from working. However, it’s not uncommon for claims to be denied. In […]

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SSDI vs. SSI: What’s the difference between Social Security Disability Insurance and Supplemental Security Income?

There are two types of disability benefits provided by the Social Security Administration: Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI). The two programs are different and knowing which one you qualify for is important for ensuring you get the financial support you need. In this article, we cover SSDI vs. SSI to […]

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5 ways to recognize Social Security scams

Hundreds of people on the Treasure Coast are falling victim to Social Security scams Think you could spot a Social Security scam? Don’t be so sure. Throughout the Treasure Coast, people are falling for fake phone calls, texts and emails that appear to come from the Social Security Administration (SSA). Since the COVID-19 outbreak in […]

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What to do if your Social Security Disability claim has been denied in Florida

How to appeal your SSD denial An overwhelming 70% of all Social Security Disability claims are denied the first time.1 The main reason? Incomplete or improperly completed applications. In 2017, more than 2.6 million Americans applied for Social Security Disability. Reports show that two-thirds of those applications (1.8 million) received denials.2 Applications that are not […]

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Ft. Pierce Office
302 South Second Street
Ft. Pierce, FL 34950
Phone: (772) 464-4600
Fax: (772) 465-4747
Port St. Lucie Office
1555 NW St. Lucie West Blvd
Suite 203, Port St. Lucie, FL 34986
Phone: (772) 344-7770
Fax: (772)344-3838
Okeechobee Office
1910 S Parrott Ave
Okeechobee, FL 34974
Phone: (863) 357-5800
Fax: (863) 763-2237
Vero Beach Office
2101 15th Avenue
Vero Beach, FL 32960
Phone: (772) 794-7774
Fax: (772) 794-7773