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Mistakes to Avoid When Hiring an Orlando Veterans’ Disability Lawyer

By Shea A. Fugate, P.A. |

If you believe you’re eligible for veterans’ disability benefits, you may be worried about the complicated application process. Some people feel the same way about hiring an attorney. The idea of meeting with Orlando veterans’ disability attorneys may be intimidating as well. However, retaining the right attorney could mean the difference between receiving your… Read More »

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What is the Compassionate Allowance Initiative with Social Security Disability Benefits?

By Shea A. Fugate, P.A. |

When someone applies for Social Security Disability benefits, the approval process can drag on for what seems like forever. At a minimum, it can be months of waiting for news. The Social Security Administration is fully aware of the delays and created the Compassionate Allowance Initiative to help fast-track eligible disability cases. The goal… Read More »

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Questions to Ask Orlando Home Health Care Agencies

By Shea A. Fugate, P.A. |

Doing your research ahead of time on the proper type of home care services your family member needs is crucial. You should also be interviewing your top choices to help narrow down home care service options. You don’t want any surprises or to find out later that the service you chose has a lot… Read More »

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Possible Questions Asked at Your Orlando Social Security Disability Hearing

By Shea A. Fugate, P.A. |

If you applied for Social Security disability and you received a denial, you will need to attend a hearing to pursue the benefits you deserve. Understandably, you may be nervous when preparing for your Social Security Disability hearing. Many clients want to know what questions they will be asked and how the hearing will… Read More »

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Tips for Choosing the Right Orlando Home Care Agency

By Shea A. Fugate, P.A. |

Medicaid covers some home health care from skilled RNs and LPNs, home health agencies, and more. Figuring out Medicaid eligibility, and narrowing down your options and choosing the right option for your family member can be daunting. You need someone on your side who can help you make the right choices for your elderly… Read More »

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Reasons to Hire an Elder Law Attorney in Orlando

By Shea A. Fugate, P.A. |

Some people assume that an elder law attorney handles drafting wills and setting up estate plans. However, elder law attorneys do not necessarily handle the same specialties as estate planning attorneys. Elder law attorneys primarily handle issues with long term care and Medicaid planning. Seniors have unique and complex legal questions that are typically… Read More »

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Applying for Tinnitus Veterans’ Disability Benefits in Orlando, Florida

By Shea A. Fugate, P.A. |

Tinnitus is one of the most claimed disabilities by U.S. veterans. It’s also one of the disabilities that is most often denied by the Veterans Administration. Tinnitus is the ringing in the ears that seems never to cease. It can also sound like buzzing, swooshing, hissing, etc. For some, it may be acute and… Read More »

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What Does an Orlando Elder Law Attorney Do?

By Shea A. Fugate, P.A. |

An elder law attorney is someone who specializes in helping senior citizens and their families with a variety of legal issues. We protect senior citizens’ legal rights and help families plan for long term care and other significant life changes. The main goal is to help aging persons navigate transitions in life that occur… Read More »

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How to Add or Remove Dependents from Your Veterans’ Disability Benefits

By Shea A. Fugate, P.A. |

If you are a military veteran with a service-related disability rating of at least 10%, you could be entitled to receive disability benefits through the VA. If you have a disability rating of 30% or more and have dependents, you might receive additional compensation. Dependents can be a spouse, child, or even a parent… Read More »

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What Impact Does a Disability Rating Have on My Orlando Veterans’ Disability Claim?

By Shea A. Fugate, P.A. |

As a military veteran with an injury or medical condition that was caused by or made worse by your time in the military, you could be eligible to file for veterans’ disability benefits. To verify what type of compensation you could be eligible for, the VA will look at what’s known as your disability… Read More »

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