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JunJun 27, 2017

Are Social Security Disability Benefits at Risk Under the Trump Administration?

By |Jun 27, 2017|Social Security Disability|0 Comments

The Trump administration has been pursuing policies that put the health, education and economic security of disabled people at risk while the wealthy gain more advantage through massive tax cuts. President Trump, in a book he wrote in 2011, called SSDI a “racket,” and that an estimated $25 billion was eaten up in fraudulent SSDI […]

JunJun 23, 2017

Preventing Falls in the Workplace

By |Jun 23, 2017|Workers Compensation|0 Comments

Falls are one of the top four causes of workplace injury and death in workplaces such as construction sites. To help make workplaces safer, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration is initiating a fall prevention campaign. (OSHA) is the federal agency with oversight for workplace safety in the United States. Federal law requires that employers […]

JunJun 20, 2017

Avoid Common Mistakes When Filing a Workers’ Compensation Claim

By |Jun 20, 2017|Workers Compensation|0 Comments

When employees get injured on the job in Philadelphia, they may be eligible to receive compensation for their injuries. To do so, one must report the injury to their employer and file a workers’ compensation claim. Eligibility for workers’ compensation is contingent on whether the employee’s injuries were sustained as a result of their work […]

JunJun 16, 2017

Are Social Security Disability Benefits at Risk Under the Trump Administration?

By |Jun 16, 2017|Social Security Disability|0 Comments

The Trump administration has been pursuing policies that put the health, education and economic security of disabled people at risk while the wealthy gain more advantage through massive tax cuts. President Trump, in a book he wrote in 2011, called SSDI a “racket,” and that an estimated $25 billion was eaten up in fraudulent SSDI […]

JunJun 13, 2017

Why Are Some Philadelphia Workers’ Compensation Claims Denied?

By |Jun 13, 2017|Workers Compensation|0 Comments

A workplace injury can add undue stress to your already hectic life. Workers’ compensation is a no-fault program that is overseen by the state of Pennsylvania. Workers’ compensation provides coverage for medical expenses related to the job-related injury and a partial wage-replacement disability benefit payment and other programs such as job training for those workers’ […]

JunJun 9, 2017

Help for SSD Applicants with ALS (Lou Gehrig’s Disease)

By |Jun 9, 2017|Social Security Disability|0 Comments

There is a bill in Congress, the ALS Disability Insurance Access Act of 2017 (S.379), that would waive the five-month waiting period for Social Security Disability Insurance currently in place for patients who have been diagnosed with ALS.

The ALS Foundation describes amyotrophic laterals sclerosis (ALS) as a progressive, neurodegenerative disease that is 100% fatal. ALS […]

JunJun 6, 2017

How Soon Can You Return to Work After an Injury or Procedure?

By |Jun 6, 2017|Workers Compensation|0 Comments

If you’ve had a work-related injury that has you bedridden or unable to work, it can be difficult to know when it’s safe to return to work. You will want to listen to a medical professional, but also listen to your body. If your employer has pushed back at all, or if their insurance company […]

JunJun 2, 2017

Understanding the Steps to File for SSI in Pennsylvania

By |Jun 2, 2017|Social Security Disability|0 Comments

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) is a federal program that helps individuals who are 65 years of age or older, and those who are blind or disabled at any age, who are in financial need. The 2017 maximum monthly federal SSI benefit is $735 for individuals and $1,1,03 for a couple. While some states pay an […]

MayMay 30, 2017

Medical Evidence Needed for Workers’ Compensation Claims

By |May 30, 2017|Workers Compensation|0 Comments

When you’ve been injured on the job, you are entitled to file a worker’s compensation claim. Your employer’s insurance should cover your medical bills and other losses in case you get injured on the job. Even if your employer was not directly responsible for your accident, you still have legal recourse and should hire a […]

MayMay 26, 2017

Who Qualifies for Social Security Disability in Pennsylvania?

By |May 26, 2017|Social Security Disability|0 Comments

The first element required to qualify for Social Security Disability (SSD) is evidence of a medical disability. That doesn’t mean only people with physical issues are eligible for SSD; what they mean is that the level of disability, either from medical, psychological, or psychiatric issues, prevents you from getting or keeping a job at the […]

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