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Category Archives: Social Security Disability Insurance

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Is Permanent Partial Disability a Settlement?

By David M. Benenfeld, P.A. |

People often ask this question when handling a disability claim in Florida. Workers in this state who have job-related injuries or illnesses that leave them with a partial disability will usually qualify for permanent partial disability (PPD) workers’ compensation benefits. What Is Permanent Partial Disability? Workers’ compensation for permanent partial disability often helps a… Read More »

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Florida Multiple Sclerosis Disability Benefits

By David M. Benenfeld, P.A. |

In South Florida, Multiple Sclerosis (or MS) patients typically effects more women than men and is often diagnosed between the ages of 20 and 40. MS is a debilitating auto-immune disease that destroys the myelin surrounding the nerve cells of the brain and spinal cord. Alternating between periods of seemingly absent symptoms to those… Read More »

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4 Common Causes Of Indoor Slip And Fall Accidents

By David M. Benenfeld, P.A. |

One of the most common accidents that one can experience is injury caused by a slip or fall. There are numerous conditions with which a property owner can find themselves responsible for such an injury. Some of those include: Failure to provide an adequate warning about a flooring condition. Wet floor signs or roping off… Read More »

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Know Your Facts About Florida Slip And Fall Settlements

By David M. Benenfeld, P.A. |

Broward County residents who become injured in a slip and fall accident would be well advised to know their facts before agreeing to any sort of settlement. A qualified Broward County Slip and Fall Attorney can give you the quality specific counsel needed for your individual case. The following is a description of the… Read More »

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Floridians Beware Of Serious Side Effects from Sleeping Pill Ambien

By David M. Benenfeld, P.A. |

The common thread that most people find with taking sleeping pills is their side effects, which can sometimes be very dangerous. For example, they may cause unusual reactions that affect and impair their behavior. Many consumers of sleeping aides report an increase in slip and fall accidents, as well as driving-related impairments which often… Read More »

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Types Of Floor Cleaners That Contribute To Florida Slip And Falls

By David M. Benenfeld, P.A. |

Since ground breaking research has discovered that the type of floor cleaner applied dramatically affects the likelihood of a person falling on a dry floor surface, it is vital to learn how to prevent accident injuries in Broward County. Common everyday floor cleaners purchased from major local supermarkets that are applied according to manufacturer’s… Read More »

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7 At-Risk Behaviors For Florida’s Heart Disease Patients

By David M. Benenfeld, P.A. |

Heart disease hits citizens in the State of Florida hard. The Department of Health and Florida’s State Surgeon General, Ana Ros, have published results showing that heart disease has remained the leading cause of death in Florida for over 21 years. While often preventable, heart conditions still continue to rob the lives of countless… Read More »

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Qualifying For Social Security Benefits In Broward County with Hypertension

By David M. Benenfeld, P.A. |

Hypertension, also known as high blood pressure, is a condition that affects many Americans. A regular blood pressure reading is under 120/80; when either number is over 140/90, hypertension is generally the diagnosis. Sometimes, hypertension occurs due to obesity, diabetes, and a correlation to cholesterol; however, in many cases, there is no known cause… Read More »

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Traumatic Brain Injury Patients: How To Qualify For Florida Social Security Benefits

By David M. Benenfeld, P.A. |

The Center for Disease Control estimates that every year almost two million Americans sustain a traumatic brain injury, also termed TBI. When a person gets a blow or jolt to the head, they may incur a TBI, which disrupts the normal function of the brain and often results in unconsciousness and other serious complications…. Read More »

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Chronic Pain Patients: How To Qualify For Florida Social Security Benefits

By David M. Benenfeld, P.A. |

Floridians who suffer from chronic pain are left with a constant nagging discomfort that won’t go way. If you have been diagnosed by your doctor with chronic pain that has lasted for over 12 months and have found it difficult to work, then you may likely qualify for Social Security disability benefits. While an… Read More »

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