Our Injury And Disability Blog
When you are denied disability benefits you deserve, or you suffer injuries in an accident, you may have rights to compensation. With frequent posts on our legal blog, the experienced attorneys at Ortiz Law Firm share news, information, and insight into many topics related to these important legal matters.blogblog
Medical Records Should be Free for Florida Disability Applicants
Florida residents must now pay $1.00 per page for their medical records, whether the records are produced on paper or in an electronic form. Make them free.
Traumatic Brain Injury from Playing Football in the NFL | Disability
Traumatic Brain Injury from Playing Football in the NFL: players are seeking disability benefits for long term brain damage suffered playing football.
Speaking Engagement With NAMI Pensacola
On June 27, 2013, Pensacola Attorney Nick A. Ortiz spoke with NAMI Pensacola, the local chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness.
One in Four Stroke Patients Suffer PTSD
Recent research shows that one in four stroke or TIA patients will develop post traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD.
Most Common Disabilities for Social Security Disability
Nick A. Ortiz, a Board Certified Social Security Attorney in Pensacola, FL, prepared a chart of the most common disabilities and conditions for SSDI & SSI.
More People Are Not Going On Disability Than Getting Jobs
Many people just “feel” like there are more people going on disability than getting jobs these days. This post breaks down actual numbers for 2012.
Social Security Comic Book About Disability from 1965!
During the 1950s and1960s, the Social Security Administration published comic books relating to Social Security issues in an effort to reach the younger individuals.
GMA Host Robin Roberts has Myelodysplastic Syndrome (MDS)
GMA Host Robin Roberts has disclosed that she has Myelodysplastic Syndrome, or MDS. MDS is a group of blood and bone marrow disorders.
Social Security COLA for 2013
Social Security Cola for 2013: COLA, short for Cost of Living Allowance, is the yearly increase in Social Security benefits to keep pace with inflation.
Courts May Rule In Favor of Paper Review Doctors Over Treating Doctors
This post highlights how at least one court ruled in favor of the insurance company based on a doctor’s paper review, against opinions of treating doctors.