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How the 2016 Presidential Election Could Affect Social Security Benefits

Social Security Benefits and the 2016 Presidential Election With a presidential election taking place this year, candidates are debating a number of issues. One topic coming up repeatedly is Social Security benefits. Political parties have very different views about how to handle the Social Security system, but many agree change is needed. Disagreement about privatization, […]

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Workers’ Compensation Rights

What Are Your Workers’ Compensation Rights? If you’re a qualified worker, you can be covered for a variety of work-related injuries and illnesses under workers’ compensation. If you experience an on-the-job injury or you suffer an illness because of your career, you may be confused by the many rules for workers’ compensation benefits. However, these […]

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Social Security Benefits and Divorce

Retirement and Disability Benefits of a Former Spouse The rules regarding Social Security benefits and divorce are complex, but if you have been married before, it’s important to talk about this issue with a Social Security attorney. You may be entitled to part of your former spouse’s benefits, including retirement benefits and disability benefits. Do […]

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What Does Workers’ Comp Exempt Mean?

Workers’ compensation laws in Pennsylvania are designed to promote safe workplaces, reduce the risk of employers facing lawsuits, and provide injured workers with benefits. Workers’ compensation coverage is not something employees have to pay for. By law, most employers are required to pay for this coverage. However, some employees and employers are exempt from workers’ […]

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Social Security Disability Overpayment

SSD Overpayment Workers in Pennsylvania who are receiving Social Security Disability (SSD) – either Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) or benefits under the Supplemental Security Income Program (SSI) – often rely on this money for income. Any interruption or delay in receiving benefits can affect someone’s ability to pay for everyday expenses. Unfortunately, receiving a […]

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What Does Workers’ Compensation Cover?

Workers’ Compensation Coverage If you have been injured on the job, you may be worried about paying your bills and meeting your financial obligations. If you’re a traditional part-time or full-time employee, your employer is legally required to pay for workers’ compensation coverage for you. This is not a program you need to sign up […]

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Steps to Collecting Disability in Pennsylvania

Increase Your Chances for Collecting Disability in PA About 69-70% of disability claims in Pennsylvania are denied each year, on average, so it’s important to take the application process seriously. Being legitimately injured may not be enough — in many cases, applicants are not rejected because they aren’t injured. Instead, applicants are typically rejected due […]

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What You Should Do If You’re Hurt While Driving the Company Truck?

Injured While Driving the Company Truck According to studies by the U.S. Department of Transportation, tens of thousands of people are injured in truck accidents, and hundreds of deaths occur each year. Whether you’re driving the company truck, car or even your own vehicle, there are many mistakes that can occur even after the accident […]

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What Does Workers’ Compensation Pay?

Workers’ Compensation Payments If you become injured as the result of performing your regular, full-time job duties, you may be entitled to workers’ compensation benefits. These benefits can assist injured workers when they cannot perform their regular duties, and they can help you pay for items such as housing, groceries, utilities and other living expenses. […]

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A Complete Guide to Workers Compensation

If you become ill or injured as a result of performing your regular job duties, you may be entitled to collect workers compensation benefits. In Pennsylvania, the workers compensation system provides workers with both wage replacement benefits as well as the cost for medical expenses – even if it is proven the employer did nothing […]

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