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How Florida SSD Attorneys Make Your Disability Hearing Easier

By Shea A. Fugate, P.A. |

Retaining the right Florida attorney to represent you in your disability claims process is one of the most important decisions you can make from the start. It is a common misconception that filing a disability claim is a matter of mere form-filling that can be easily accomplished without the aid of an attorney. In… Read More »

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Orlando Social Security Disability (SSD) Attorney

By Shea A. Fugate, P.A. |

You may have the right to claim Social Security Disability (SSD) payments when you’re no longer able to work due to sickness or damage. It is in your best advantage to consult Shea A. Fugate, P.A Social Security Disability Attorney, when you consider a claim. The initial assessment step rejects a large percentage of… Read More »

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Florida Veterans’ Disability Benefits for Neurological Disorders

By Shea A. Fugate, P.A. |

Veterans can suffer from a variety of conditions because of their time in the military, including neurological disorders. A neurological disorder affects the brain and can be among the most debilitating conditions veterans can suffer. If left untreated, there is a risk that it will become worse. To learn more about applying for disability… Read More »

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Common Types of Disabilities that Qualify for Florida Social Security Disability Benefits

By Shea A. Fugate, P.A. |

If you’re disabled and struggling to get by, don’t give up hope. If you cannot work due to a debilitating injury or chronic disease, you may be extremely frustrated and have concerns about how you will pay bills. There are currently more than ten million people who are receiving Social Security disability benefits. Nearly… Read More »

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Making a Florida Veterans’ Disability Claim for Parkinson’s Disease

By Shea A. Fugate, P.A. |

Veterans who were injured, sick, developed a mental health condition, or were exposed to environmental toxins while serving in the military could be entitled to veterans’ disability benefits. Even if your condition didn’t appear until years later, you could still receive benefits provided you can establish the condition is service connected. In some cases,… Read More »

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Florida Veterans’ Disability Claims: Three New Conditions Added to Agent Orange Presumptive List for 2021

By Shea A. Fugate, P.A. |

The National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2021 has added three new conditions to their list of presumptive conditions. Veterans who were exposed to Agent Orange may qualify for benefits if they have one of the presumptive conditions. The three new additions for 2021 are bladder cancer, hypothyroidism, and Parkinsonism, or Parkinson-like symptoms…. Read More »

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What Is Total Disability Individual Unemployability (TDIU) for Florida Veterans?

By Shea A. Fugate, P.A. |

Total Disability Individual Unemployability (TDUI) is a benefit for disabled veterans who have a service-connected disability that impacts their ability to secure and maintain substantially gainful employment. If eligible, TDIU benefits will provide a veteran with the same amount they would receive for a 100% schedular rating—even if their total combined rating doesn’t add… Read More »

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Levels of Appeals in a Florida Social Security Disability Claim

By Shea A. Fugate, P.A. |

Did you file for Social Security Disability (SSD) benefits and receive a denial? Don’t despair as you aren’t alone. Many applicants’ claims are denied on their initial application and may need to file an appeal. In fact, around 70% of SSD and SSI claims are denied upon first application. This situation is where retaining… Read More »

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Types of Claims that Orlando Social Security Disability Attorneys Are Likely to Reject

By Shea A. Fugate, P.A. |

If you plan to file a claim for disability, or you have already received a denial, you may be wondering when it’s time to hire an Orlando Social Security disability lawyer. In most cases, retaining an attorney makes the most sense. However, there are some types of cases that attorneys may be less inclined… Read More »

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Florida Disability Benefits: Determining Your Eligibility for Social Security Disability

By Shea A. Fugate, P.A. |

If you are disabled, you are likely wondering whether your condition qualifies for Social Security disability benefits or not. There are two types of Social Security benefits, Social Security Disability (SSDI), which is based on work credits, and Social Security Income (SSI), which is for low-income applicants. To start, you must show you qualify… Read More »

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