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Reasons Your Orlando Long-Term Disability Claim Might Be Denied

By Shea A. Fugate, P.A. |

Long-term disability (LTD) insurance will provide some replacement income if you are disabled and can no longer work due to an accident, illness, or another disability condition or event. You can purchase long-term disability insurance on your own, but some employers offer it as a benefit as well. Unfortunately, having access to benefits isn’t… Read More »

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How Can an Orlando Elder Law Attorney Help Me?

By Shea A. Fugate, P.A. |

Our needs change as we age, especially when it comes to financial and medical decisions. At some point in time, there is a good chance you might need long-term care. That is why planning ahead for your future is so important. You want to make sure that you can qualify for programs, such as… Read More »

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When Should You Hire an Orlando Social Security Disability Lawyer?

By Shea A. Fugate, P.A. |

If you are unable to work, and you need to file a Social Security Disability claim, you are likely unsure what to do or how the application process works. You may also be wondering whether it’s worth hiring an Orlando Social Security Disability lawyer. Most people have not been through the process either, so… Read More »

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Frequently Asked Questions about Medicaid Planning in Orlando

By Shea A. Fugate, P.A. |

Planning for Medicaid eligibility becomes more crucial as you get older. Some people are shocked to find out that Medicare won’t cover their long-term care needs, such as nursing homes or assisted living facilities. That is something Medicaid can help with, but there are strict eligibility requirements. Most people don’t have the resources to… Read More »

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Getting Veterans’ Disability Benefits in Orlando for PTSD

By Shea A. Fugate, P.A. |

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is something that many military veterans experience. In some cases, veterans can receive disability compensation for their PTSD. Applying for veterans’ benefits can be a complicated process. To better improve your chances of approval, you need to contact an experienced Orlando veterans’ disability attorney. At the Law Offices of Shea… Read More »

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Can You Collect VA Benefits for Alcoholism?

By Shea A. Fugate, P.A. |

In limited cases, veterans may be able to apply for veterans’ benefits for alcoholism. For benefits purposes, the VA defines alcohol abuse as “the use of alcoholic beverages over time, or such excessive use at any one time, sufficient to cause disability or death of the use.” Qualifying for benefits is complicated, and disability… Read More »

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Orlando Medicaid Planning: Differences Between Medicaid and Medicare

By Shea A. Fugate, P.A. |

As you age, you may find yourself needing long-term medical care, such as a nursing home. Some people make the mistake of assuming that Medicare will cover these costs. The truth is Medicare doesn’t cover nursing homes and other long-term care. Don’t let yourself get caught off guard and face medical care that you… Read More »

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Occupations Most Likely to End in Disability

By Shea A. Fugate, P.A. |

Every 15 cents of every tax dollar paid into Social Security goes into a trust that pays disabled workers who can no longer perform their jobs, or any other job that earns them $1,260 a month, according to the Social Security Administration. Workers who earn enough lifetime credits (one credit is earned by earning… Read More »

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What is Home Care?

By Shea A. Fugate, P.A. |

Seven out of 10 Americans who make it past the age of 65 will develop conditions that require long term care services, according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. However, just 48 percent of older Americans end up getting the long term care they need. Often, even those who do receive… Read More »

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Veterans Disability for PTSD

By Shea A. Fugate, P.A. |

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is a serious mental health condition in which a survivor of a traumatic event has difficulties recovering due to reliving the event for months, years, or the rest of their life. When triggered, the survivor’s memories of the event are brought back to the forefront, causing crippling depression, anxiety,… Read More »

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