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"As a Social Security Disabilty attorney, I have had the honor and privilege of representing thousands of persons wrongfully denied Social Security Disability insurance benefits and their families through very trying and difficult times since 1987. I know and understand what you are going through and I am committed to helping and serving you and your loved ones in your time of need."

James W. Nuebel
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The Nuebel Law Firm, P.A.
Orlando Social Security Disability Attorney





Social Security Disability Orlando Attorney



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"We can never insure 100 percent of the population against 100 percent of the hazards and vicissitudes of life, but we have tried to frame a law which will give some measure of protection to the average citizen and his family against the loss of a job and against poverty-ridden old age."
- President Franklin D. Roosevelt, 1935





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Bar Admissions:
State of Florida, 1987
United States Middle District Court, 1988

Education:
Florida State University
B.S. Criminology, 1981
Juris Doctor, 1986

Professional Associations and Memberships:
The Florida Bar Association
Orange County Bar Association
Central Florida Trial Lawyers Association
Florida Justice Association
National Organization of Social Security Claimants' Representatives






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Social Security Administration

National Organization of Social Security Claimants' Representatives

Why Use An Orlando Attorney For Your Social Security Disability Law Claim?

It is not required that you have an attorney file and pursue a claim for you for Social Security Disability Law benefits but the Social Security Administration own statistics indicate that claimants who use the services of a Social Security disability lawyer have a greater success rate in winning their claims than those claimants who do not have representation.

If you have a Social Security Disability Law claim and need help and assistance in filing or appealing your Social Security Law claim please call The Nuebel Law Firm, P.A. promptly at 407-703-5999 for a free, no obligation consultation with an experienced Orlando Social Security Disability lawyer.

 

Important Reminders From Your Orlando Social Security Disability Attorney About Your Social Security Disability Law Claim

Do not delay in filing your social security disability claim.
Do not delay or wait to file a Social Security Disability Law claim as you may be lose benefits to which you may be eligible for as some begin a month after a Social Security Disability claim is filed.

If a Social Security Disability claim is denied then appeal it.
Your Orlando Social Security disability attorney recommends that you always file an appeal through the hearing level. Further if your Social Security disability claim is denied by an Orlando Social Security Law judge then file another disability claim. Do not give up. Be persistent.

Get checked out by your own physicians.
It's best to get medical documentation from your own physicians to prove your Social Security disability claim. Do not go to physicians scheduled by Social Security if it's not necessary. Your own treating physicians have more personal knowledge about you, your medical history and your medical conditions.

Complete the social security disabililty application thoroughly.
Some Social Security disability claimants do not thoroughly complete the forms or to write down all of the conditions they have including psychological ones. In order to make a fair determination on your disability claim, Social Security must be provided information about all of your conditions.Your Orlando Social Security Disability law firm can help you complete all necessary forms.

The work history form is vital.
This form is arguably the most vital paperwork that you will be required to do regarding your Social Security Disability. Social Security has to determine if you can perform your former jobs in deciding whether you are disabled or not. You need to include all jobs you have worked at in the last 15 years for at least 6 months or longer and you need to list all of the difficult tasks of your former jobs.

If you have a Social Security Disability Law claim and need help and assistance in filing or appealing your Social Security Law Disability claim please call The Nuebel Law Firm, P.A. promptly at 407-703-5999 for a free, no obligation consultation with an experienced Orlando Social Security Disability lawyer.


Social Security Disability Law Benefits

The following information is provided by your Orlando Social Security Disability attorney.There are several benefits you may be eligible for under Social Security Disability Law and you should always file for any benefits that are applicable to your claim. Listed below are some of these disability benefits:

Regular Disability Benefits ( DIB )
When you have worked and paid enough Social Security taxes and become disabled, you may be eligible for regular disability benefits. Your disabilty payments are determined by the how much you have paid in Social Security withholding taxes. Any children you have who have not graduated from high school and have not reached nineteen years old, may be eligible for benefits under your claim. Once you are determined to be disabled these benefits commence in 5 months after your disability date. Further, you will receive Medicare insurance two years after you become entitled to Social Security Disability Law benefits.

Supplemental Security Income ( SSI )
Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits provide money to a disabled person who meets certain financial guidelines which has specific regulations on the amount of money you are allowed to earn and the resources you can have to get these benefits. You are allowed to get disabled Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits while you are awaiting a decision on your DIB claim if you meet the financial guidelines. Once you are eligible for disabled Supplemental Security Income (SSI) you will be eligible for Medicaid insurance. Once you are determined to be entitled to disabled Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits they commence the month after the date you filed your claim.

Widow/Widowers Disability Benefits
A surviving spouse receives a percentage of their spouse's DIB benefits if the deceased spouse paid enough in withholding taxes. You have to prove that your deceased spouse paid into the Social Security system, be at least fifty years old, prove you were married at the time of your spouses death for a minimum of nine months and became disabled within seven years of your spouse's death.

Adult Disabled Child
An adult disabled child receives a percentage of their parents DIB benefits if the parents paid enough in withholding taxes. You must prove that the child's parent was insured under the Social Security system, that the child became disabled before twenty-two years old and must generally prove that the child was never in a marriage. Finally, you must prove that the child's parent is deceased, disabled or retired.

Blind Person
A blind person is eligible for DIB benefits if they meet Social Security's statutory definition of blindness. A blind person does not have to meet some of the work mandates that other claimants have to, can earn substantially more income than other claimants and remain eligible for their Social Security Disability Law benefits.

If you have a Social Security Disability Law claim and need help and assistance in filing or appealing your Social Security Law claim please call The Nuebel Law Firm, P.A. promptly at 407-703-5999 for a free, no obligation consultation with an experienced Orlando Social Security lawyer.


Social Security Disability - FAQ

How do you apply for Social Security disability benefits?
Do you have to be permanently and totally disabled to receive Social Security disability benefits?
When can you file for Social Security disability benefits?
How does Social Security decide if someone is disabled?
Who determines if you are disabled?
Do you need an attorney to represent you for Social Security disability benefits?
If you hire an attorney how do they get paid?
What is the Social Security hearing like?
What happens if the Administrative Law Judge denies my disability claim at the hearing?
What types of Social Security disability benefits are there?
If you get Social Security disability benefits do you also get Medicare?
If you get Supplemental Security Income (SSI) disability benefits do you also get Medicaid?


How do you apply for Social Security disability benefits?

You can apply on-line at socialsecurity.gov website, or you can call Social Security and arrange a telephone interview to file the claim, or you can go to the nearest Social Security office and file a disability claim in person.
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Do you have to be permanently and totally disabled to receive Social Security disability benefits?

No, you only have to a disability that prevents you from working for at least 12 months, or are expected to be disabled and unable to work for at least 12 months or your disability is expected to result in death.
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When can you file for Social Security disability benefits?

You can file a disability claim on the day you become disabled. If your medical and/or mental condition is expected to put you out of work for a year or longer you should immediately file a claim.
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How does Social Security decide if someone is disabled?

Based on a review of your medical records and taking in consideration your age, education and your past jobs, Social Security makes a determination if you can do your past work. If determined you can do your past work you will be denied disability benefits. If you are considered unable to do your past work then Social Security has to determine if there are other jobs you could perform. If determined there are other jobs you could perform you will be denied disability benefits.
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Who determines if you are disabled?

Once you file your disability claim, a disability examiner will review your file and make a decision. If the disability claim is denied and you request a reconsideration then another disability examiner will do a review and make a decision. If denied disability again, then you can request a hearing before an Administrative Law Judge who will make a decision regarding your disability.
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Do you need an attorney to represent you for Social Security disability benefits?

No, you can represent yourself throughout the disability claims process but claimants who have an attorney representing them are much more likely to get disability benefits than those who are unrepresented according to Social Security Administration's own statistics.
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If you hire an disability attorney how do they get paid?

Generally, the disability attorney receives 25% of the back benefits if they prevail and no attorneys fees if they lose.
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What is the Social Security disability hearing like?

At the disability hearing the claimant, claimants attorney, the judge, the judges assistant who operates a tape recorder and sometimes a medical doctor and/or a vocational expert requested by the judge will be present. The judge will conduct the disability hearing, hear testimony and remarks by claimants attorney before rendering a decision.
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What happens if the Administrative Law Judge denies my disability claim at the hearing?

You can file an appeal to the Appeals Council which is located in Falls Church, Virginia who will review the case and make a decision. If denied by the Appeals Council then may be able to file an appeal with the United States District Court.
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What types of Social Security disability benefits are there?

There are five major types of Social Security disability benefits. One type is Disability Insurance Benefits which is for people who are disabled and have worked at least five out of the last ten years. The second type is Disabled Widow's and Widower's Benefits which are for people who are at least fifty years old and become disabled within seven years after the death of their spouse and the deceased spouse must have worked enough to be insured under Social Security. The third type is Disabled Adult Child Benefits which is for children who are disabled before age 22 who have parents who are on Social Security disability or receiving retirement benefits or are deceased. The fourth type is Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits which are for disabled people who are poor. You can receive Supplemental Security Income even if you have never worked. The fifth type is Supplemental Security Income child's disability benefits which is for children who are under 18 years old and disabled.
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If you get Social Security disability benefits do you also get Medicare?

If you get any type of Social Security disability benefits other than Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits you will get Medicare two years after you have been receiving Social Security disability benefits.
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If you get Supplemental Security Income (SSI) disability benefits do you also get Medicaid?

If you receive SSI you are entitled to Medicaid. Sometimes you may be entitled to both Medicaid and Medicare if you get both SSI and some other type of Social Security disability benefit.
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