There are many, many reasons why a person could suffer from hearing loss. Hearing loss can be age-related, hereditary, can slowly occur over a number of years due to noise exposure, or can be caused by an injury. If you experience hearing loss, you should not
What do you do if you file a claim under the Defense Base Act and it is ultimately rejected by the Benefits Review Board? Interestingly enough, there isn’t a simple answer. When we think of the court system, whether it is a trial court or an administrative law court that
Unfortunately, the State of Florida does not have a program for short-term disability benefits. Therefore, the only option for people in this state who are unable to work for a year or longer due to a medical condition is to apply for federal Social Security Disability
You like chips but not the pickle, and she likes the pickle but not the chips. That’s a win-win situation. You put a large markup on something you are selling, and your customer negotiates to bring the price down, yet you still make a profit.
We want to work. We do not want to get injured such that we are forced to not be productive. Also, we would rather not have to deal with insurance claims, or waste time fighting an insurance company about what is, or is not, covered by workers’ compensation.
His name is Larry. He is an experienced electrician, and he suffers from a hearing disability. Given his experience, Larry is in charge of a team of electricians, and his responsibility is to take the list of daily work sites, travel to the sites with his team
The United States Social Security Administration (SSA) has a lot of different programs available to assist Americans in need and elderly Americans. About 178 million people pay into the Social Security system, and about 64 million
For those employees who are protected by the Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act (Longshore Act), you may be concerned that you have suffered hearing loss because of your job, but that you won’t be able to prove your hearing loss.
Workers’ compensation insurance is, generally, no-fault insurance. That means that once you make a claim that you suffered a work-related injury, your benefits will come through in order to cover your necessary medical expenses and lost wages.
When it comes to workers’ compensation insurance, there is the potential for a lot of confusion and unknowns. That is because when we start a job, we have some sense that any work injuries are covered generally by workers’ compensation.