"How soon will I receive benefits after being approved?"

Posted by Derek Cervoni on Aug 17, 2017 7:41:28 AM


“When will I be eligible to receive my SSDI benefits?”

Disclaimer: This story is based on a real case. The names and identifying details have been changed to protect the privacy of individuals involved. Information presented here is general in nature and should not be construed as formal legal advice or as the formation of a lawyer/client relationship. Cases differ and past performance does not guarantee future results.

While running with his camera to cover a news story for a local television station, Calvin slipped and fractured his ankle in three places. His orthopedist recommended surgery and physical therapy with a recovery period of at least a year. Calvin called us at Cervoni Disability Law PLLC and we won his claim for Social Security Disability Insurance benefits. Calvin was ecstatic since he had exhausted sick leave coverage at his job. He wondered, however, how long it would take him to receive benefits.

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Topics: SSDI Case Scenario, Social Security Disability Case, Disability Benefits, Disability Determination, SSDI benefits, social security disability

Does the Windfall Elimination Provision affect disability benefits?

Posted by Derek Cervoni on Jul 19, 2017 3:37:35 PM


“How does the Windfall Elimination Provision affect my disability benefits?”

Disclaimer: This story is based on a real case. The names and identifying details have been changed to protect the privacy of individuals involved. Information presented here is general in nature and should not be construed as formal legal advice or as the formation of a lawyer/client relationship. Cases differ and past performance does not guarantee future results.

Five years ago, we helped Lauren obtain Social Security Disability Insurance benefits after her severely arthritic knees prevented her from working as a curator at the local museum. As Lauren approached age 62, she considered applying for the retirement benefits that she had earned after 25 years on the job. However, Lauren became concerned after reading an article in her AARP magazine which stated that the Social Security Administration could reduce or even eliminate her disability benefit once she started to receive retirement benefits. Lauren called us at Cervoni Disability Law PLLC to find out how and if her disability payments would be affected.
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Topics: SSDI Case Scenario, Social Security Disability Case, Disability Benefits, Disability Determination, Disability Determination Services, Windfall Elimination Provision

Social Security Attorney Cervoni Case Study #959

Posted by Derek Cervoni on Jun 14, 2017 11:56:58 AM


“Can my disabled child receive SSDI benefits based on my record?"

Disclaimer: This story is based on a real case. The names and identifying details have been changed to protect the privacy of individuals involved. Information presented here is general in nature and should not be construed as formal legal advice or as the formation of a lawyer/client relationship. Cases differ and past performance does not guarantee future results.

Mark was the warehouse manager at a big-box department store for 20 years when a tragic car accident resulted in a severe injury. In the midst of a slow and painful recovery, he realized that he could not return to work right away. A single dad of twin boys, one of whom was disabled, Mark confided to his best friend Davis that he was worried about how he would support his family. Davis, a disabled veteran who follows us on Twitter, suggested that Mark give us, Cervoni Disability Law, PLLC a call.
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Topics: SSDI Case Scenario, Social Security Disability Case, Disability Benefits, Disability Determination, Disability Determination Services

Social Security Attorney Cervoni Case Study #917

Posted by Derek Cervoni on May 19, 2017 12:54:43 PM

“What is Social Security Disability Insurance?"

Disclaimer: This story is based on a real case. The names and identifying details have been changed to protect the privacy of individuals involved. Information presented here is general in nature and should not be construed as formal legal advice or as the formation of a lawyer/client relationship. Cases differ and past performance does not guarantee future results.

Jonathan’s mother Louisa worked as a department store cashier for most of her life. Now age 58, she began to experience severe pain in her right hip which made it uncomfortable for her to stand. She was scheduled for hip replacement surgery, but her doctor advised that she should no longer work at a job that required her to stand for long periods of time. She tried to find another job, but at her age, she was not very successful.
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Topics: SSDI Case Scenario, Social Security Disability Case, Disability Benefits, Disability Determination, Disability Determination Services

Social Security Attorney Cervoni Case Study #159

Posted by Derek Cervoni on Apr 27, 2017 1:22:19 PM

"Who determines if you qualify for disability payments?"

Disclaimer: This story is based on a real case. The names and identifying details have been changed to protect the privacy of individuals involved. Information presented here is general in nature and should not be construed as formal legal advice or as the formation of a lawyer/client relationship. Cases differ and past performance does not guarantee future results.

At age 52, Amira began suffering from debilitating back pain which kept her out of work at least one day a week. She was called in by her HR Director and told that if she could not make it into work every day, she would lose her job. Despite numerous doctor visits, her pain persisted and soon Amira was out of work. Her friend Janice suggested that she find out if she qualifies for Social Security Disability Insurance benefits. “Who do I call?” asked Amira. “Try Cervoni Disability Law, PLLC,” Janice advised. “I just saw their LinkedIn post and I am sure they can answer your questions.”
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Topics: SSDI Case Scenario, Social Security Disability Case, Disability Benefits, Disability Determination, Disability Determination Services

Social Security Attorney Cervoni Case Study #571

Posted by Derek Cervoni on Apr 27, 2017 1:02:07 PM

How “Severe” must a condition be to meet the criteria for a “Medically Determinable Severe Impairment?”

Disclaimer: This story is based on a real case. The names and identifying details have been changed to protect the privacy of individuals involved. Information presented here is general in nature and should not be construed as formal legal advice or as the formation of a lawyer/client relationship. Cases differ and past performance does not guarantee future results.

Ever since he fell on his construction job, Kaitlyn’s husband Jeremy has been experiencing blackouts. While he was still physically able to do his job, Jeremy was afraid that he would have a blackout at work and cause injury to himself or his co-workers. Kaitlyn called us trying to find out if Jeremy’s condition could qualify him to receive Social Security Disability Insurance benefits (SSDI).
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Topics: SSDI Case Scenario, Social Security Disability Case, Disability Benefits

Social Security Attorney Cervoni Case Study #113

Posted by Derek Cervoni on Feb 27, 2017 1:25:16 PM

Can I return to work after receiving disability benefits?

Disclaimer: This story is based on a real case. The names and identifying details have been changed to protect the privacy of individuals involved. Information presented here is general in nature and should not be construed as formal legal advice or as the formation of a lawyer/client relationship. Cases differ and past performance does not guarantee future results.

At age 30, Denise was injured in an accident while working at her factory job. She was unable to walk and wheelchair bound for more than a year and we helped her get Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits. Three years later, after undergoing therapy and rehabilitation, Denise wanted to rebuild her life and re-enter the workforce. She turned to us once more to find out how Social Security handles beneficiaries who were trying to return to the workforce.
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Topics: SSDI Case Scenario, Social Security Disability Case, Disability Benefits

Can you qualify for Medicare while on SSDI?

Posted by Derek Cervoni on Jan 30, 2017 2:50:05 PM

Can Patrick receive Medicare coverage along with his disability benefits?

Disclaimer: This story is based on a real case. The names and identifying details have been changed to protect the privacy of individuals involved. Information presented here is general in nature and should not be construed as formal legal advice or as the formation of a lawyer/client relationship. Cases differ and past performance does not guarantee future results.

Patrick was 45 years old when he was seriously injured while operating heavy equipment at his construction worksite. He was unable to return to work for more than a year and we helped him to obtain Social Security Disability Benefits.  Out of work, Patrick’s insurance no longer covered his medical bills and he wondered if he could receive Medicare benefits even though he was under age 65.

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Topics: SSDI Case Scenario, Social Security Disability Case, Disability Benefits, medicare

Social Security Attorney Cervoni Case Study #696

Posted by Derek Cervoni on Dec 28, 2016 4:03:12 PM

Disclaimer: This story is based on a real case. The names and identifying details have been changed to protect the privacy of individuals involved. Information presented here is general in nature and should not be construed as formal legal advice or as the formation of a lawyer/client relationship. Cases differ and past performance does not guarantee future results.

Happy Holidays! On behalf of our family and staff, we extend the best of the holiday season and the New Year to you and yours. The holiday season is for energizing our family connections, and at Cervoni Disability Law, we help families understand the Social Security disability benefits that may be available to them. We helped Joe and his family receive disability benefits.
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Topics: SSDI Case Scenario, Social Security Disability Case, Disability Benefits

Social Security Attorney Cervoni Case Study #820

Posted by Derek Cervoni on Nov 18, 2016 2:54:00 PM

Disclaimer: This story is based on a real case. The names and identifying details have been changed to protect the privacy of individuals involved. Information presented here is general in nature and should not be construed as formal legal advice or as the formation of a lawyer/client relationship. Cases differ and past performance does not guarantee future results.

Josephine had always suffered with vision problems, but lately, her sight had been worsening and she confided to her neighbor Veronica that she would be leaving her job at the end of the year. At age 52, she was too young to retire and she was head of her household of three teen-aged boys. Veronica told Josephine that she should call a disability attorney to find out if she could get Social Security Disability benefits to provide support for her family.
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Topics: SSDI Case Scenario, Social Security Disability Case, Disability Benefits

Call 703-241-2625 or email us at info@cervonidisabilitylaw.com. Visit our website at www.cervonidisabilitylaw.com.

Disclaimer: This story is based on an actual case, but the details such as names are fictitious to protect the privacy of individuals involved. NOTE: past performance is not a guarantee of future outcomes.