Does Workers’ Comp Pay My Full Salary?

Individuals who suffer an injury or illness while they are working at their job – and while performing a job duty – could bring a claim for workers’ compensation benefits. When you file a workers’ comp claim, you might be eligible to recover various types of benefits, including a portion of your lost wages, related…

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Will Workers’ Compensation Protect My Job?

Workers in the State of California are eligible to file a claim for workers’ compensation benefits if they suffer an injury or illness while on the job and within the scope of their job duties. In many cases, an injured worker will eventually be able to go back to work in some way. However, there…

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How Does a Workers’ Comp Claim Affect Future Employment?

Employees who suffer an injury while they are on the job are sometimes eligible to file a claim for workers’ compensation benefits in California. These benefits are typically awarded without regard to fault, and you should be able to recover these benefits regardless of how your workplace accident occurred. Moreover, new employers are not supposed…

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What Do I Ask for in a Workers’ Comp Settlement?

Employees who suffer injuries while they are working at their jobs and while performing their job duties might be eligible to pursue workers’ compensation benefits. Some insurance companies might also offer an injured worker a lump sum settlement at the end of the case. Typically, the injured worker’s lawyer will make a settlement demand, the…

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Who isn’t Covered by Workers’ Comp?

People who suffer an injury while they are working at their jobs are sometimes eligible to receive workers’ compensation benefits. However, not all workers are eligible. Independent contractors, for example, are ineligible to receive workers’ compensation benefits, while employees may be eligible to recover these benefits. If you have suffered an injury while you were…

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Why is Medical Evidence Important to Your SSD Claim?

In order for a person to be eligible for Social Security Disability (SSD) benefits, he or she must be unable to engage in a substantial gainful activity (SGA). Essentially, this means that the individual, because of some long-term disability, injury, or illness, is unable to work at any job or in any capacity. In order…

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What Happens if I Lose My Job While on Workers’ Compensation?

After a workplace injury or illness, your employer’s workers’ compensation insurance should provide benefits to cover your medical expenses and lost income. These benefits are critical to ensure that your job-related injury does not cause financial losses for you and your household. Sometimes, these benefits might continue for some time if your recovery period is…

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Why are my Disability Benefits Terminated?

When a person is unable to engage in substantial gainful activity (SGA) due to a long-term illness, injury, or disability, that person might be eligible to make a claim for social security disability (SSD) benefits. However, under certain circumstances, those benefits can be terminated by the Social Security Administration (SSA). If you have suffered an…

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Who is Eligible for Supplemental Security Income?

Knowing what benefits you are eligible for is an important first step in lining them up to support you. In this article, we’ll explore who is eligible for Supplemental Security Income, SSI, and how you can go about applying and receiving it if you are eligible. Connecting with a local social security attorney can help…

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What Questions Will the ALJ Ask?

If your Social Security disability benefits have been denied, you have a right to an appeal. Being prepared for the appeal hearing before an administrative law judge (ALJ) can make the difference between your claim being accepted when it was denied or being adjusted when your benefits were incorrect. Ensuring that the  ALJ hearing is…

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