Social Security Disability Attorney in St. Petersburg, FL

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Denied Social Security Disability Benefits?

Applying for SSD benefits is not an easy task, and more than half of first-time applicants are denied benefits. Fortunately, Barry Salzman has an impressive track record of handling cases that have been denied, and often denied more than once, and ultimately prevailing. As a St. Petersburg Social Security disability lawyer, Attorney Barry Salzman knows how to speak the language of Social Security; it is not enough to merely recite the medical condition of a claimant. It is essential to explain how that medical condition impacts the claimant's life.

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Serving You in A Variety of Practice Areas

Social Security is but one program that is designed to provide benefits for those who can no longer work. In addition to his practice as a St. Petersburg Social Security disability attorney, Barry Salzman has extensive experience in:

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Social Security Disability

Denied Social Security? Barry Salzman can help secure your benefits, assist you with filing a social security disability application or appeal a denied claim.

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Veterans Disability

Did the VA deny you the benefits you are entitled to? Let us help you file your appeal and submit the proper evidence to comply with the VA’s requirements.

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Long-Term Disability

A denied insurance claim can make an already difficult and challenging period in your life even worse. You don’t need to fight your delayed or denied claim alone.

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Workers Compensation

Got Injured on the job while working? We can help. We’ll focus on the legal side of things while you focus on getting better. 

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Personal Injury

If you have been involved in a personal injury accident that was not your fault, contact a personal injury attorney to help you with your case.

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Many people have medical conditions that prevent them from working and consequently face disability. Too often, they are confused by the application process or, worse yet, are denied benefits. Attorney Barry Salzman has made a career out of fighting for those who need help the most.

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Barry helped us win our case. He was prompt & professional every step of the way. We could not have done this without Barry’s expertise. Our family attorney referred us to Barry, and we are so grateful.
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My husband's cousin's wife used Barry, and he won her case. I filed with Barry, and he won the case for me! Barry and his wife Pauline are johnny on the spot, sweet and caring!

Experienced Attorney, You Can Trust

For over 40 years, Attorney Barry Salzman has zealously represented his clients. Admitted to practice before all Florida state courts, all federal courts in Florida, and the U.S. Supreme Court, his AV rating from Martindale-Hubbell truly sets Mr. Salzman apart as an elite lawyer.
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Navigating the bureaucracy of any disability program is complex and frustrating and often ends in denial.

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