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Blog Posts in 2017

  • 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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  • What You Need to Know About the “Fatal Four” Construction Accidents

    Most people understand construction can be a dangerous job, particularly the people who work in the industry. According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), of the 4,379 worker fatalities in private sectors in 2015, around 21.4% were in construction. The leading cause of construction workers deaths continue to be four primary accidents—falls, being struck by an object, ...
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  • Do I Really Need a Workers’ Comp Lawyer?

    If you’ve recently suffered a workplace injury, you are eligible to collect compensation for medical bills and lost wages through your employer’s workers’ compensation insurance. The application for workers’ comp is relatively simple, and you can get by without an attorney if all of the following are true: You suffered a minor workplace injury. You missed little or no work due to your injury. Your ...
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  • Why Was My Workers’ Comp Claim Denied?

    People who file a claim for workers’ compensation shouldn’t be too surprised by a denial. Worker’s compensation insurance companies will do their best to save every penny they can. Most insurance companies earn money by collecting premiums and can lose a substantial amount by paying for claims. An insurance company, therefore, might deny your claim in the hopes you’ll give up and accept defeat. ...
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