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  • Common Workers' Comp Terms Explained

    If you are considering filing a workers’ compensation claim or are in the midst of one, it is crucial to acquaint yourself with some of the most frequently used terms you are likely to encounter throughout the process. Your attorney will be to answer any questions you might have, but educating yourself puts you one step ahead and can only benefit the outcome of your case. Here are some of the most ...
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  • What Employees Should Know About Repetitive Stress Injuries

    Serious workplace injuries don’t always involve falling ladders, exposure to deadly chemicals, or third-degree burns, and they don’t necessarily require a major accident. They also aren’t unique to occupations and workplaces that come with a greater likelihood of bodily harm, such as construction, factory work, and so on. In fact, employees in every field face the risk of injury in some capacity, ...
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  • Do You Have Access to Workers’ Compensation?

    Injuries that Qualify for Workers’ Compensation It is a common myth that only life-threatening, catastrophic injuries merit workers’ compensation benefits. If a work-related injury interferes with your life, your ability to perform daily activities, or limits your ability to do your job, report it to your employer as soon as possible, regardless of whether or not it seems immediately ...
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  • Do I Qualify for Social Security Disability Benefits?

    Social Security uses medical disability and non-medical criteria to determine whether or not you qualify for Social Security disability (SSD). First, and foremost, you must be able to prove you are medically disabled. Second, you must have either worked enough to have earned credits to be considered “insured” under the SSD program or your income and assets must be low enough to qualify for the ...
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