Are you unable to work because of a disability? We can help you file for SSD, or appeal your case, so you can get approved for benefits. 

If you’re unable to work because of a physical or mental disability, under U.S. law you may be entitled to receive monthly Social Security Disability benefits. The process of filing for disability is cumbersome and complex, and most are rejected when they initially file for SSD without legal representation. If you are filing for SSD for the first time, or if you were rejected and would like to appeal your case, we have the expertise and decades of experience to help get you approved. In fact, to date, we’ve helped thousands of disabled persons get the benefits they deserve. 

What is the Difference Between Social Security Insurance (SSI) and Social Security Disability (SSD)?

The most significant difference between SSI and SSD is that SSI is based on age/disability, whereas SSD is based on long-term disability. Other than this, Social Security and Disability are similar in many ways. Both are forms of federal government assistance designed to help people with disabilities make sure that they have the income they need to survive. But while both programs offer assistance, they have different ways in which they provide it. For example, how are SSI and Disability benefits calculated? Here are some things to know about the differences between SSI and Disability.

Will Workers’ Compensation or Other Disability Benefits Affect the Amount of my Social Security Disability?

The short answer to this question is yes, your social security benefits will be affected. How much it affects them depends on many factors. To better understand why and to what extent your benefits will be affected, you should know the difference between these benefit programs and what the requirements are for each. Learn more about how Workers’ Compensation can affect SSDI benefits

Can my Children or Spouse Receive Social Security Disability Benefits?

The short answer to this is yes, your spouse and your children may qualify to receive SSDI benefits. However, there are many caveats to this answer. To understand whether your children or spouse can receive SSDI, you should understand the SSDI family benefits process and requirements. 

Attorney Louis Turco & Attorney Ian Lloyd–experienced Social Security Disability Attorneys in Florida

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Partner and Attorney Louis Turco

If you’re unable to work because of a physical or mental disability, under U.S. law you may be entitled to receive monthly Social Security Disability benefits. Under the strict guidance of attorneys Louis Turco and Ian Lloyd, the SSD legal team at Hoskins, Turco, Lloyd & Lloyd has helped thousands of disabled residents apply for and start receiving disability compensation. If you have already applied and were rejected for SSD, we can also help you appeal your rejection so you can start receiving the benefits you deserve. It costs nothing to talk to us and begin the SSD filing process, so we urge you to contact our office today.

The U.S. Social Security Administration (SSA) offers multiple types of benefits for those who are suffering from a temporary or permanent disabling condition. Those who qualify could be eligible to receive monthly benefits for themselves and their dependent family members.

Filing for Social Security disability benefits in Florida or anywhere else can be quite difficult. You must complete all of the necessary paperwork and be able to prove that your condition meets the SSA’s “disabling conditions” criteria. Depending on the type of disability you are attempting to receive, you may also have to prove that you meet other criteria, such as that you make below a certain income threshold.

The law firm of Hoskins, Turco, Lloyd & Lloyd understands that the process of filing for SSA disability can be frustrating. Whether you are seeking Supplemental Security Income (SSI), Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI), Survivor Benefits, or other types of benefits in any number of available programs, we want to help you.

Our Florida Social Security disability attorneys, led by Louis Turco and Ian Lloyd, have decades of experience helping applicants file their application or put forth strong appeals. If you want help securing the disability benefits you or a loved one needs to meet the cost of living expenses, then you can speak with an experienced Social Security disability attorney in Florida for absolutely free at one of our four Treasure Coast offices.

Schedule a free, no-obligation consultation discussing your Social Security disability case now by using our form to contact us online, or by calling 866-460-1990.

If You Have Been Denied Social Security Disability Benefits, You Can Appeal with the Help of Our Attorneys

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Partner and Attorney Ian Lloyd

Many SSDI and especially SSI candidates are rejected each year. Rejected applicants can file an appeal that disputes the logic used to deny their application. They may also be able to present new evidence that shows why their application should not have been denied.

Securing the help of an experienced Social Security disability lawyer in Florida can dramatically help your chances of a successful appeal. One of our SSD attorneys can review the extensive laws and regulations that apply to your unique case and use his or her knowledge of administrative law to predict what legal arguments provide the compelling evidence the SSA is looking for.

Know that if you have been rejected, someone wants to be on your side. The attorneys at Hoskins, Turco, Lloyd & Lloyd can help you determine your best legal strategies and assemble the right type of evidence that can give your case a strong chance at success. 

Navigate the Complex Social Security Administration Process with a Florida Social Security Benefits Lawyer

The complex formulas, laws, and exceptions to the Social Security Administration disability benefits programs can easily intimidate anyone. You may feel lost, confused, or even scared about your ability to qualify for these programs. Sometimes, even deciding which program would be the best fit for your needs can feel overwhelming.

Our lawyers are here to help. You can speak with an attorney who is ready to help you navigate the complex tangle of laws that can prevent so many from seeking the disability benefits they desperately require.

Schedule your free, no-obligation consultation with one of our Florida Social Security disability attorneys in Vero Beach, Ft. Pierce, Port St. Lucie, and Okeechobee. They will help you decide what your next best steps are and give you the confidence to file an application or appeal that could likely bring you the financial relief you and your family have been waiting for.

To arrange your free case review with one of our SSD attorneys, contact us online or call 866-460-1990 now.

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