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  • Can I Still Receive Workers’ Comp While On Vacation?

    After working hard day in and day out, everyone deserves a vacation from time to time. This also applies to those who have suffered workplace injuries and are currently at home recovering. But, can a person on workers’ compensation go on vacation? The answer is absolutely you can. Just because you are hurt doesn’t mean you can have fun and enjoy your life. However, there are certain things you ...
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  • Can I Receive Workers’ Comp if I Got Hurt During My Commute?

    When you suffer an injury while performing job-related duties, you may be eligible for workers’ compensation benefits which covers your medical expenses and lost wages for any missed work time. However, is your morning or evening commute considered part of your work injuries? Unfortunately, if you get hurt during your commute, you will generally not be eligible for benefits. According to the ...
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  • What Is a “Technical Denial?”

    Having your Social Security disability application denied can be a frustrating experience, especially if you don’t understand the reasons for your denial. This confusion often stems from a lack of familiarity with terms used by the Social Security Administration (SSA). Technical Denials of Social Security Disability Applications “Technical denial” is one such term. If you are barred from receiving ...
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  • What Are My Chances of Being Approved for SSD?

    Factors that May Decrease Your Likelihood of Approval If this is your first application for Social Security disability benefits, you are unlikely to be approved. Given recent budget cuts by the federal government and current economic unpredictability, the Social Security Administration denies more than 70 percent of initial applications. In addition to being a first-time SSD applicant, the ...
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