Why was Your Social Security Disability Claim Denied?

By Norman Homen | November 12, 2020

Many people throughout the United States apply for Social Security Disability benefits every year, only to find out that their claim has been denied. In fact, only a select group of disability benefits applicants will actually receive social security disability benefits the first time around. Fortunately, however, in the event your claim for benefits is…

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How Social Media Posts Can Impact Your Workers’ Comp Case

By Norman Homen | October 19, 2020

Social media does more than just connect us to our friends and colleagues. We’ve grown accustomed to posting various aspects of our lives, but when it comes to legal matters, that’s not always a wise choice. If you’re applying for or receiving workers’ compensation benefits, it’s a good idea to be cautious when it comes…

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When Should You Notify Your Employer of Your Work Injury?

By Norman Homen | September 10, 2020

When you suffer an injury at work, a plethora of questions and concerns come into play: How will I recover? Who is responsible for paying for my treatment? Will my employer hire my replacement while I am recovering? With so much to concern yourself with, you may be tempted to wait before informing your employer…

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Seeking Medical Treatment after Your Work-Related Accident

By Norman Homen | August 18, 2020

When you leave for work in the morning, you might never imagine that you will end up facing the long road to recovery from a serious work-related injury. However, accidents on the job can happen at any time – and in any industry or profession. It is important to know what to do following a…

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Does the Cause of Your Workplace Injury Matter?

By Norman Homen | July 20, 2020

Workplace injuries can happen in many different ways. Some accidents on the job are true accidents, and no one might be at fault. In other situations, a co-worker or supervisor might have made a mistake that led to your injury, or perhaps you made an error that caused your own accident. Third parties that are…

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Did Your Workers’ Compensation Benefits Get Reduced or Eliminated Too Soon?

By Norman Homen | June 30, 2020

Each year, millions of Americans are injured on the job or exposed to an illness in the course of their job duties. As such, they may accrue expensive medical bills and be unable to go to work to pay their routine bills. For workers who have workers’ compensation benefits, accessing this financial should help alleviate…

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Benefits for Job-Related Head Injuries

By Norman Homen | May 27, 2020

Work-related injuries can disrupt your life. You might need costly medical care, and many injured workers have to stay home and rest while they recover, resulting in financial strain. In some drastic situations, an injury might result in long-term disability. Workers’ compensation benefits exist to compensate workers for the costs of injuries on the job,…

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Governor Newsom Announces Workers’ Compensation Benefits for Workers who Contract COVID-19 During Stay at Home Order

By Norman Homen | May 6, 2020

Benefit will be available for diagnosed workers working outside their homes Presumption will be workers contracted the virus at work; employers will have chance to rebut Governor also signed executive order waiving penalties on property taxes for residents and small businesses experiencing economic hardship based on COVID-19; order also extends deadline for filing property tax…

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Can You Work Part-Time and Receive Disability Benefits?

By Norman Homen | April 22, 2020

The Social Security Administration (SSA) grants disability benefits to individuals who are deemed unable to work and support themselves due to certain disabling conditions. However, what if you are able to work part-time to supplement your disability benefits? Will that put your disability benefits at risk? The truth is that some people are able to…

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Can You File a Workers’ Compensation Claim if You Contracted COVID-19 on the Job?

By Norman Homen | April 3, 2020

Workers’ compensation not only provides benefits after job-related injuries, but also job-related illnesses. People who get sick because they are exposed to toxins at work are able to have their medical care covered and obtain partial wage replacement for missed work. During our current pandemic, it is expected that workers might wonder whether they can…

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