Should You Have Legal Representation When Filing a Social Security Disability Claim?

Social Security Disability (SSD) is only given to those who meet some essential requirements. Basically, you have to prove that due to a physical or mental condition, you are no longer able to perform any type of job. Not just that, it is only available to U.S. citizens. Before deciding on your entitlement, the Social Security Department will look into…

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Useful Information About Tractor Trailer Caused Fatalities and Injuries in the United States

Most people are aware of the fact that injuries and fatalities caused by semi trucks happen all the time in our country. Less widely known is just how many injuries and fatalities actually occur. Before looking at that, however, we must find out what a trucking accident actually is. Trucking accidents happen when a trailer of over 10,000 lbs collides…

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Hiring A Lawyer When Your Disability Claim Was Denied: Benefits And Downsides

When a health issue or disability keeps you from working, in order to support yourself and your loved ones, you would possibly be entitled to payments through Social Security Disability Insurance. Not surprisingly, the application process for disability benefits deserves particular attention: When a claim is rejected for whatever reason it could be a substantial economic hardship. This is the…

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Hire a Lawyer When it Comes to Disability Law

You might be interested in knowing that if you are dealing with a disability, you really have the law on your side.  There is something that is known as disability law which is actually governed by the Americans with disabilities act.  It is important for you to make sure that any benefit you are receiving as a result of your…

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The Federal Law on Disability

People with disability enjoy protection from discrimination at work under the Americans with Disability Act. This federal law applies to companies who employ fifteen or more people for a minimum period of at least 20 weeks. Under its provisions, employers cannot discriminate against qualified persons with disability in: Hiring Application process Promotion Pay and benefits Discharge and termination Other conditions…

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Workers Compensation Law And Long Term Disability

In most cases, your work related injuries won’t be serious enough to cause more than a short term loss of income, and the companies that you work for will be helping you to cope with the loss of income and the loss of work. Unfortunately, it may sometimes turn out differently. There are times when a work related injury may…

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Law of Attraction – Ethics and Long Term Disability

Just on CNN.com to day was an article on “The Secret,” the book that has taken the world (literally) by storm outlining what has commonly become known as The Law of Attraction. While there is nothing new about this “Law” – it’s been written about for decades – what is new is the presentation and the popularity in our culture….

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Accommodating Customers With Physical Disabilities Is Smart Business

Unless you’ve experienced a physical disability, it’s hard to understand the complexities of getting around independently in the world today. Until you’ve faced a flight of stairs without the use of your legs or tried to read a menu without sight, it’s hard to empathize with those who face these daunting realities every day. Smart business owners, however, will take…

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Wrongful Termination During Workers’ Comp – Disability Leave

Being hurt or injured on the job can have a profound effect on your life and the lives of your family members. Not only can you incur high costs due to medical expenses, you also might fear lost wages due to missed work. However, imagine if you were then subsequently terminated from your place of employment while on disability/workers’ compensation…

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Receiving Social Security Disability & Unemployment Compensation at the Same Time – No Easy Answer

There appears to be a conflict between Social Security Disability and Unemployment Compensation. In order to get Social Security Disability, you have to claim you are “disabled” for any work. However, to obtain Unemployment Compensation you have to claim you are “able and available” for work. The November 15, 2006 Memorandum from Chief Judge Frank Cristaudo. The Chief Judge said, “……

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