Give Me Seven Minutes and I will Explain How A Social Security Attorney Can Help You With Your Social Security Claim

The Social Security Administration doesn’t make it easy for those who are unable to work to receive their Social Security Disability benefits. There are seven ways in the Tampa Bay Social Security Disability Attorney Nancy Cavey can help you with your disability claim:

  1. Be your guide. Applying for Social Security Disability benefits can be difficult, frustrating and time consuming. We have authored the guide Your Rights to Social Security Disability Benefits which helps you with the Social Security Disability claims process and the five step sequential evaluation that is used in every Social Security Disability case.
  2. Keep your Social Security Disability claim moving. Paperwork, paperwork and more paperwork. The Social Security Disability claim’s process is paper intensive and at our law firm we help your claim through the disability review process. We file your Request for Reconsideration, application for hearing and help you complete all the Social Security Disability forms. Just as important, we get your doctors records and get opinions from them concerning your medical condition, symptoms and how those symptoms impact your ability to work.
  3. Develop the winning theory for your claim. The most important thing a Social Security Disability attorney does is develop a winning theory for your claim. They review your file and determines the legal path that will lead to an award of your benefits based on your personal medical condition, work history, education and the Social Security Disability claim’s process.

Nancy represents claimants in both Pinellas and Hillsborough Counties.

  1. Obtaining the necessary evidence. The proper development and presentation of the medical evidence in your case is the key to winning. At our law firm we work to develop your claim and get the medical evidence necessary to support your claim from your doctors.
  2. Help tell your story. Every Social Security Disability case is different. Your story is personal and unique to you and a judge needs to understand your struggle with your medical condition and how you came to be unable to work. Telling your story in an effective way is the key to winning your Social Security Disability case.
  3. Representing you at every stage of the claim. Social Security Disability attorney Nancy Cavey can help you with your initial claim for disability benefits, through the Request for Reconsideration stage and the trial for your Social Security Disability case.

We will write a pre hearing memorandum for the judge so that the judge is familiar with your case in advance of the hearing. Sometimes, the judge will even award benefits without having a hearing.

We will prepare you before the hearing so that you know what questions you will be asked by the judge assigned to your case and, most importantly, she will be there with you by your side at the hearing in front of the judge.

  1. Making sure that you get the correct amount of Social Security Disability benefits. When your Social Security Disability claim is approved,the attorney reviews your file to make sure that the Social Security Administration has correctly calculated the amount of benefits that you are due. And, of course, remember there is no fee unless you are rewarded disability benefits.

You can learn more about your rights to Social Security Disability benefits by calling us at 727-894-3188 and ask. Be sure to ask for a free Social Security Disability claim evaluation.

If you would like more information about your rights regarding Social Security Disability Benefits, you can order our FREE book,"Your Rights to Social Security Disability Benefits" by submitting the form in the sidebar. We will send it out immediately along with other important information.

For more information about Social Security Disability Benefits, visit our law firm web site at CaveyLaw.com. If you would like to speak with one of our Social Security Disability Benefits attorneys about your case, feel free to call us anytime at (727) 897-9117 or simply submit our contact form and we will get back to you quickly.

FAQ: Can your Social Security Disability benefits be Garnished?

The Social Security Act protects Title II and SSI benefits from garnishment and claim predators under 42 US Code, Section 407 (a) and 1383 (d)(1).Social Security Benefits Garnished

Unfortunately, recently, debt collectors have been pretending to freeze accounts containing these protected federal benefits.

If your account has been frozen, you made have limited access to your funds while you contest a garnishment order in court. If your Social Security Disability benefits have been frozen because of debt collectors, contact a qualified Social Security Disability attorney for advice on how to protect your valuable Social Security Disability benefits.

If you would like more information about your rights regarding Social Security Disability Benefits, you can order our FREE book,"Your Rights to Social Security Disability Benefits" by submitting the form in the sidebar. We will send it out immediately along with other important information.

For more information about Social Security Disability Benefits, visit our law firm web site at CaveyLaw.com. If you would like to speak with one of our Social Security Disability Benefits attorneys about your case, feel free to call us anytime at (727) 897-9117 or simply submit our contact form and we will get back to you quickly.

Five Things Every Social Security Disability Attorney Should Do in Every Social Security Disability Case

These include:Things a Social Security Disability Attorney Should Do

1. Obtaining a medical sworn statement from your treating doctor that identifies the physical or psychiatric limitations you have as a result of your medical condition.

2. If you have the Social Security Disability applicant has attempted to go back to work and failed or is working in a sheltered employment, the Social Security Administration is looking for evidence that addresses these issues. If the Social Security Disability applicant has return to work in some capacity, those wages have to be explained to the Administrative Law Judge.

3. If you become disabled as a result of a workers’ compensation case, the Administrative Law Judge is going to want to know more about the workers’ compensation claim.

4. If your case has been settled, it is important that your Social Security Disability attorney have a copy of the workers’ compensation settlement as the Administrative Law Judge is going to want to see a copy of the settlement documents.

5. Submitting precise pre-hearing briefs. At Cavey and Barrett, we submit a Memorandum of Law prior to every Social Security Disability hearing. This helps the Administrative Law Judge prepare for a hearing and, in some cases, can actually assist them in awarding benefits without the need for a hearing. This is call an “on the record request”.

If you would like more information about your rights regarding Social Security Disability Benefits, you can order our FREE book,"Your Rights to Social Security Disability Benefits" by submitting the form in the sidebar. We will send it out immediately along with other important information.

For more information about Social Security Disability Benefits, visit our law firm web site at CaveyLaw.com. If you would like to speak with one of our Social Security Disability Benefits attorneys about your case, feel free to call us anytime at (727) 897-9117 or simply submit our contact form and we will get back to you quickly.

What is an Earnings Cut Off Amount in a Social Security Disability Case?

An earnings cut off is just another way of saying substantial gainful activity. Why is that important? The definition of disability asks, in part, whether or not you have a mental or physical impairment that:Earnings Cut Off Amount in Your Social Security Disability Claim

1. Prevents substantial gainful work activity for 12 months.

2. Is expected to prevent substantial work activity for 12 months.

3. Is expected to result in your death.

Substantial gainful activity is a monthly earnings limit.

If you earn more than that, you are presumed to be able to engage in substantial gainful activity and ineligible for Social Security Disability benefits.

However, there sometimes arises a real issue about whether your work activity is really worth what you are being paid. In some cases, Social Security Disability applicants can be working for family members, friends or others whose payment for their full wage, despite the fact that they are having to modify their work or hours. Social Security will consider that when determining whether or not any work activity constitutes substantial gainful activity.

It is important that you consult an experienced Social Security Disability attorney to get there opinion as to whether or not the work that you may be doing prior to applying for Social Security Disability benefits or even after you apply for Social Security Disability benefits constitutes substantial gainful activity.

If you would like more information about your rights regarding Social Security Disability Benefits, you can order our FREE book,"Your Rights to Social Security Disability Benefits" by submitting the form in the sidebar. We will send it out immediately along with other important information.

For more information about Social Security Disability Benefits, visit our law firm web site at CaveyLaw.com. If you would like to speak with one of our Social Security Disability Benefits attorneys about your case, feel free to call us anytime at (727) 897-9117 or simply submit our contact form and we will get back to you quickly.

The Blueprint for Finding the Right Social Security Disability Attorney for You in the Tampa Bay Area

Social Security Disability Attorney BlueprintHere, in the Tampa Bay area, it takes almost two years for the typical Social Security Disability applicant to work their way through the Social Security Disability process.

We, at Cavey and Barrett, believe that finding the right Social Security representative can help you through the Social Security Disability process quickly and give you a sense of confidence and peace of mind.

The Social Security Disability claims process is confusing and complicated, Sharon Barrett, former Social Security Disability attorney, knows that the stakes are quite high. Without Social Security Disability income benefits and Medicare assistance, you might not be able to make ends meet and get the medical treatment you desperately need.

At Cavey and Barrett, we created a blueprint for finding the right Social Security Disability attorney for you:

  1. Ask a knowledgeable and experienced organization for attorneys that represent individuals like in applying for Social Security Disability benefits.

You should seek assistance from an experienced Social Security Disability attorney who understands the Social Security Disability claims process. Don’t be fooled by companies who have multiple representatives all over the United States who tell you that they can help you despite the fact that they are thousands of miles away from you.

At Cavey and Barrett, we believe that it is important that we have a local attorney represent you who can work closely with your physician to secure the necessary medical documentation that will develop the medical evidence that will help you win your Social Security Disability claim.

  1. Ask whether the attorney has experience representing someone who has your medical condition.

Did you know that there is a disability impairment guide with hundreds of medical conditions from psychiatric conditions, to back injuries, to arthritis, to diabetes and everything in between.

It is important that each case be personalized so that the Social Security Administration understands your unique medical and vocational situation. One size doesn’t fit all!

  1. Keeping you informed about the progress of  your Social Security Disability claim.

Unfortunately, at Cavey and Barrett, we often hear complaints from dissatisfied Social Security Disability applicants looking to change legal representation because they have not been regularly updated on the progress of their Social Security Disability case.

At Cavey and Barrett, we provide regular in person meetings and phone calls with our clients. We copy you with all of the correspondence in your case. Communication is key to a winning Social Security Disability case.

  1. Their success rate.

If an attorney advertises that 100% of every Social Security claim was won, you know that doesn’t happen. However, you should make sure that the attorney who represents you has a great success rate in getting the client Social Security Disability benefits.

If you follow this blue print, you’ll select the right Social Security Disability attorney to represent you in your Tampa Bay Social Security Disability claim.

If you would like more information about your rights regarding Social Security Disability Benefits, you can order our FREE book,"Your Rights to Social Security Disability Benefits" by submitting the form in the sidebar. We will send it out immediately along with other important information.

For more information about Social Security Disability Benefits, visit our law firm web site at CaveyLaw.com. If you would like to speak with one of our Social Security Disability Benefits attorneys about your case, feel free to call us anytime at (727) 897-9117 or simply submit our contact form and we will get back to you quickly.

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