Applying for Social Security Disability Benefits is a Requirement for FERS Benefits

Posted by Derek Cervoni on May 20, 2019 12:26:50 PM

If you are a federal employee that has suffered a disability, you may be eligible to collect benefits through the Federal Disability Retirement System (FERS). This retirement system offers long-term disability benefits to those federal employees that have a qualifying disability. However, this program has numerous requirements and is difficult to navigate without the help of an experienced Social Security Disability lawyer. One of those requirements is that applicants must apply for Social Security Disability Benefits (SSDI).

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Topics: Disability Benefits, SSDI benefits, FERS Benefits, Requirements

We helped Jonas file a successful Social Security disability claim

Posted by Derek Cervoni on Apr 22, 2019 9:04:47 AM

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.

Jonas had been working in construction around loud, banging heavy equipment all his life. He had taken all the safety precautions, used earplugs for example, so he was not ready to accept the audiologist’s diagnosis that he had severe hearing loss. His wife Shelley constantly complained that he watched TV with the volume turned up too loud and he found himself asking people to repeat themselves, but a diagnosis that could leave him without a job? Jonas shared his worries with his sister Margie who urged him to seek advice. She forwarded an email to him from Cervoni Disability Law, so he called for a free consultation.

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Topics: Disability Benefits, SSDI benefits

When Alphonso began losing his eyesight, we helped him file a successful Social Security disability claim

Posted by Derek Cervoni on Mar 14, 2019 3:22:01 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.

Alphonso was not sure why his eyesight began to fail, but after a bout with the flu where he had a high fever, his vision became progressively worse. His doctors were not certain of the cause, but his vision became so blurry that he could no longer drive to work. More importantly, he could no longer see clearly enough to do his job as an accountant at a small manufacturing firm. Concerned, Alphonso’s wife Lacy called Cervoni Disability Law and set up a phone consultation after a friend forwarded Cervoni’s email newsletter to her.

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Topics: Disability Benefits, SSDI benefits

We helped Geneva file a successful Social Security disability claim.

Posted by Derek Cervoni on Feb 20, 2019 12:37:06 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.

Geneva’s car slid off the icy road and crashed into an iron barricade. When she woke up from a coma caused by her injuries two weeks later, she was told by her doctors that her recovery would be slow and that it would be at least a year before she could return to her job in the mall jewelry store where she worked most of her life.  Geneva wondered how she would pay her bills and support herself when her neighbor suggested that she call Cervoni Disability Law PLLC for advice.

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Topics: Disability Benefits, SSDI benefits, SSDI after Retirement

We helped Janice receive the Social Security disability benefits that she needed

Posted by Derek Cervoni on Jan 24, 2019 1:34:11 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.

 

Janice fell and sustained a serious back injury while skiing with her family over the winter holidays. Her doctors told her that she would be hospitalized for at least six months and then would need an additional year of therapy before she would be able to walk and return to work.  Janice ran the business department at a small manufacturing plant.

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

We helped Benny navigate Social Security disability and retirement.

Posted by Derek Cervoni on Dec 20, 2018 8:26:17 AM

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.

Benny worked as a pipefitter at an oil refinery and was disabled in his late fifties due to a workplace accident. At the time, Benny called Cervoni Disability Law and we helped him successfully apply for Social Security disability benefits (SSDI).

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Topics: Disability Benefits, SSDI benefits, SSDI after Retirement

We helped Leah and her son successfully apply for Social Security disability benefits.

Posted by Derek Cervoni on Nov 19, 2018 5:09:53 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.

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Topics: social security disability

We helped Aaron collect the information he needed to successfully apply for Social Security disability benefits

Posted by Derek Cervoni on Oct 30, 2018 8:02:51 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.

Aaron, 25, broke his leg in three places and shattered his collarbone when he crashed his motorcycle on the freeway. His doctor advised him that he would have to go through several rounds of surgery, with periods of rest and recuperation in between. His doctor projected that it would be at least a year before he could return to his job at a mail delivery company.  A friend advised Aaron that he should apply for Social Security disability benefits since his company’s benefits would not support him during his recovery.  Aaron saw our Twitter posts and called us at Cervoni Disability Law to find out what information he would need to submit when he applied for benefits.

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

We helped Eddie understand how attorneys can help when filing a Social Security disability claim

Posted by Derek Cervoni on Sep 26, 2018 2:00:04 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.

While he was recuperating in the hospital after a severe car accident, Eddie’s cousin Rafael told him that he should call an attorney to get assistance with filing a claim for Social Security disability benefits. Eddie wasn’t sure why, because he didn’t have money for a lawyer and he had read somewhere that he could go online to complete the process. His cousin insisted that in his condition he would need assistance with the paperwork and that he should call Cervoni Disability Law to find out how they could help.

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

We helped Sandra understand how Worker’s Compensation could affect her Social Security disability benefits

Posted by Derek Cervoni on Aug 24, 2018 4:28:03 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.

Sandra was severely injured while at her job and was told she should apply for Social Security disability benefits and Worker’s Compensation. As she read information about the application process, she became confused when she learned that receiving Worker’s Compensation could affect her Social Security Disability benefits. Sandra had seen our posts on LinkedIn and decided to call Cervoni Disability Law, to ask for help with her Social Security Disability Insurance claim.

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

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.