Representation by an attorney leads to quicker and more successful outcomes in Social Security Disability cases. Here are some things to consider when deciding to hire a lawyer. There are two Social Security Disability programs.
Most laws that require employers to compensate employees for workplace injuries are enacted by state governments. Federal legislation requires workers’ compensation for employees in certain jobs, including longshore and harbor employees
Movie fans are familiar with enraged characters who shake a fist and proclaim that they will take a dispute “to the highest court in the land.” The reality is that most disputes are resolved outside of court. Some are resolved before a lawsuit needs to be filed.
Personal injury cases are brought by injury victims against the person or business responsible for their injury. Victims who bring lawsuits are called plaintiffs. The persons or businesses they sue are known as defendants. Most personal injury cases require proof of three elements.
The Social Security Administration (SSA) administers two programs that award benefits to disabled citizens (and eligible noncitizens) who live in the United States. The two programs have different standards for eligibility and they calculate benefits in different ways.
Applicants for Social Security disability can be represented by an attorney at every step of the process. While some applicants don’t think about representation until after their claim has been denied, applicants can maximize their opportunity for a fast
Two Social Security programs help people whose ability to earn income has been impaired by a disability. Social Security disability benefits differ from Social Security retirement benefits. Social Security retirement benefits are available to any person
In Florida, working outdoors usually means working in hot weather. While heat stress is among the risks of working outside, an outdoor work environment can create other hazards to an employee’s health. Based on the work injuries we encounter as workers’
Workers’ compensation provides benefits to employees who are injured while working. Those benefits are normally available regardless of fault. Workers’ compensation law requires an employer to provide and pay for an injured employee’s
Personal injury lawyers help people recover compensation for injuries to their persons. An injury to the person will often have a financial impact, but personal injuries differ from breach of contract, property damage, and other purely economic harms.