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.
Studies show that working musicians are nearly four times more likely to suffer noise-induced hearing loss than those in any other profession. In addition, working musicians are 57% more likely to have ringing in the ears – tinnitus – because of their work.
If you are looking to obtain Social Security disability benefits through the Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) program, then you need to deal with that big bureaucracy called the Social Security Administration (SSA).
Our culture’s promise of new technologies makes us believe that those technologies come with a promise of a healthier world, healthier living spaces, and healthier workplaces. But, sadly, that is not always the case. The forward thrust of technology does not always come with a surge in things that are better for our bodies and minds.
If you are seeking disability benefits from the federal government, you might worry that any kind of disability benefit claim will be met with a lot of red tape. That, in fact, is typically the case. Indeed, a large percentage of claims are initially denied by the Social Security Administration before benefits are ultimately provided after an appeals process.