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Improving the Social Security Disability Benefits Program

The latest news from Washington is reporting that the GOP is at odds with the Democratic Party over the amount of money that will be available for the Social Security disability benefits program. According…


Can a Person Be Fired While On Workers’ Compensation?

If you are injured on the job, life can become more stressful than you may expect. Everyday duties may feel like a struggle and you may feel unsure about whether or not you will be…


Can You Work While Receiving SSD Benefits?

Wondering if it is possible to work while receiving Social Security benefits? Typically, it isn’t possible to participate in “substantial gainful activity” (meaning that you’re making more than $1,130 per month) and continue to receive…


Can A Person Who Works from Home File for Workers’ Compensation?

In today’s day and age and with the abundance of technologies that are now available, individuals possess the ability to do everything from the comfort of their own home, including working. In fact, a study…


How Will the New Budget Deal Fix the Potential Social Security Disability Problems?

On November 2nd, President Obama signed a two-year budget agreement that contained crucial changes to the Social Security Disability Insurance Program.

Trustees of the SSDI Program report that it is facing an urgent threat…


SSD Beneficiaries Will Not See an Increase in Benefits in 2016

Recently, the decision to not raise Social Security Disability payments in 2016 has taken place. For only the third time in 40 years, Social Security recipients, federal retirees, and disabled veterans will see not an…


The Top Ten Most Dangerous Jobs in America

According to the most recent figures published by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2011 saw 4,693 fatal occupational accidents, up over 3 percent from the previous year. The vast majority of these fatalities occurred in…


Worker’s Compensation: More FAQs

In our blog post from August 4, we answered some commonly asked questions about workers’ compensation. To help you further understand workers’ compensation and how it may help you, we have identified answered five…


4 Myths About Social Security Disability

Oftentimes, people facing severe injuries or impairments feel discouraged because they are not able to perform some of the simplest tasks. Others feel extremely frustrated because they have become financially and physically dependent on others.


If I Was Assaulted At Work, Can I Receive Workers’ Compensation?

In most cases, workplace injuries arise from unforeseeable accidents. For example, a waiter may slip on water in a restaurant’s kitchen, causing them to fall and hurt their back. In another situation, a construction worker’s…


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