Can I Receive Both Workers’ Comp and Social Security Disability Benefits?

Is it possible to receive Workers’ Compensation and Social Security Disability Benefits simultaneously? In a word, yes. Workers’ Compensation programs are run on a state-by-state basis, whereas SSDI is a federal program run by the Social Security Administration (SSA). However, many factors go into the eligibility of these programs, making it entirely possible that someone […]

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Are You In Danger At Your Workplace? The Top 3 Work Hazards

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Any environment can easily turn into a dangerous one if not properly maintained. These are some of most common work hazards we see complaints from: Slips, Trips, and Falls The most common cause of injury at work is inarguably this one. If there’s a spill that is not cleaned up, cables left lying on the […]

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VIDEO: Workers’ Compensation Settlements

Erwin, McCane and Daly deals solely with providing injured workers with the justice they deserve. When pursuing a workers’ compensation settlement, there are different types of settlements that apply to different types of injuries. Schedule Loss of Use: This type of settlement usually results from a claim regarding an injury to an extremity. For example, […]

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Celebrating 60 Years of Social Security Disability Insurance

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Sixty years ago, in August of 1956, President Dwight D. Eisenhower signed the Social Security Disability (SSDI) program into law, with the hopes that it would advance the economic security of the American people. Since the law began, SSDI has provided workers with disabilities the necessary protection to keep their families afloat. Although public polls […]

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Tips for Winning an SSDI Case —Advice from an SSDI Lawyer

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Getting approved for SSDI benefits with your first application is rare, but there are things you can do to increase the likelihood your application is approved. Winning your benefits with your first application is critical, because you will receive benefits faster and you can stay out of the financial pitfalls associated with waiting for appeals […]

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How to Appeal a Denied SSDI Claim

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Unfortunately, many applicants are denied disability benefits the first time they apply. Understanding why your claim was denied is important as it will help you know what your claim was missing or where your claim can be approved. This will help improve your chances of success during the appeal process. Reasons like lack of proper […]

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