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6 Must-Visit Sites to Learn More About Worker’s Compensation

If you or someone you know has been injured on the job, chances are you want information and you want it fast. Filing for worker’s compensation can be a complex process, and many individuals don’t know if they qualify. Luckily, there are plenty of resources that provide guidance. To make your search easier, we’ve gathered […]

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Should I File a Worker’s Comp Claim or a Lawsuit?

Imagine this: You’re at work and you begin working on a task. Maybe this is a task you complete every day of the week, so you can do it with your eyes closed. Or maybe this is the first time you’re doing this particular task. It doesn’t matter how long you’ve been doing it or […]

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6 Must-Read Books for Individuals With Disabilities

No matter what disability you’re facing, it can seem overwhelming at times and even impossible to deal with. If you feel discouraged, remember that there are many others just like you, even if your disability is a rare one. To prove it, we’ve gathered the following list of books that can inspire you as you […]

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How Does Worker’s Compensation Work?

Worker’s compensation, or worker’s comp, is a form of insurance that covers employees who are injured on the job and can no longer perform their work, whether it be temporarily or permanently. Although it varies by state, worker’s comp can cover the expenses associated with lost wages, compensation for present and future economic losses, payment […]

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What to Do if You’re Injured in a Car Accident

According to the National Safety Council, the average American will file an insurance claim for a car accident once in approximately 18 years. And if you’re one of them, it’s important to take the following steps: After the car accident occurs, drive to a safe place where further accidents can’t happen. If your car is […]

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Is Obesity a Disability?

With over 60 million people categorized as having a disability and approximately one third of Americans classified as overweight, it is interesting to note that there is much overlap within these two categories. Given that obesity numbers are on the rise, so too have the instances of diabetes, heart disease and other associated impairments. This […]

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7 Great Blogs for Those Living on Disability

More than 60 million people – or 19% of the population – are living with some form of disability. Disabilities range from mental to physical and temporary to permanent. And if you or someone you know is living with a disability, it’s helpful to know that there are other people out there going through the […]

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How to Stretch Your Budget While on Social Security

Social Security Disability benefits are given to individuals who cannot perform significant, full time work. This means that a person’s normal cost of living is now coupled with often escalating medical costs – such as doctor’s visits and prescriptions – to make for a tight budget. However, there are ways to spend smart and we’ll […]

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Top 5 Most Outrageous Social Security Fraud Cases

In 2013, over 2.6 million Social Security disability claims were filed. With a good percentage of them being ultimately approved, the chance for fraud is far higher than most would like. In fact, “fraud is so rampant, and disability cases have so proliferated in recent years, that the Social Security’s Disability Trust Fund may run out of […]

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Why Was I Denied Social Security Disability for Back Pain?

Social Security Disability benefits are given to individuals who experience an illness or injury that prevents them from working for at least 12 months. However, the disabling level of many health conditions can be difficult to prove, and one of the most difficult is back pain. When back pain impairs your ability to work, you […]

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