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
Myths About the Long Term Disability Claims Process
There are many myths out there about the long-term disability claims process and how LTD insurance companies evaluate claims. This lists many common myths.
Dog Bite Liability in Florida
Explanation of dog bite liability laws in the State of Florida by a personal injury attorney experienced in handling dog bite insurance claims and injuries.
Trial Work Period Allows You to Test Your Ability to Work
During a trial work period, a beneficiary receiving Social Security disability benefits may test his or her ability to work and still be considered disabled
Does Social Security Conduct Surveillance in Disability Claims?
The question is whether the SSA ever conducts video recording surveillance in Social Security Disability claims, including SSDI and SSI. Answer: it can.
Social Security Online: Things You Can Do on the Web
You can do many Social Security related tasks online, such as apply for disability or retirement, change y our address, get a replacement card, and more.
What is a Closed Period of Benefits?
Your Judge has proposed a “closed period of benefits” in your SSDI and/or SSI claim. You may be wondering what in the world that is. This page explains it.
The Five Step Sequential Evaluation Process When You Are Still Working
Social Security uses a slightly modified five step sequential evaluation process if you are still working at the time of the disability decision.
The Most Important Part of a Disability Case is Your Medical Records
Social Security Disability and Medical Records: Perhaps the most important part of any SSDI and/or SSI disability claim is medical records.
Submitting New Evidence to the Appeals Council
Submitting New Evidence to the Appeals Council: you can, but it must be “new” and “material” and you must show “good cause” for not submitting it earlier.
Do I Need An Attorney For Social Security Disability?
This page provides the win rates in Social Security Disability Claims for unrepresented claimants versus claimants represented by attorneys in 2010.