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Workers’ Comp & SSDI Eligibility: Am I eligible for SSDI with a workers’ compensation claim?

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Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) is a complicated system operating on labyrinthine rules with plenty of pitfalls that can ruin eligibility. People who expect to rely on SSDI are right to be concerned about anything that might jeopardize their eligibility. Clients who are injured on the job, for example, may be concerned that accepting… Read More »

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VA Disability Rating & SSDI Eligibility: Am I Eligible for SSDI With a VA Disability Rating?

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Many veterans apply for both Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and veterans’ disability benefits (VA) at the same time. In fact, some veterans apply for and receive VA disability before they even apply for SSDI. If you receive VA benefits, are you disqualified from also receiving SSDI? If you have a low VA disability… Read More »

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What’s the Difference Between SSI and SSDI?

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Disability benefits are complicated. There are a variety of private and public sources of disability coverage, as well as different forms of coverage available from each source. While most of our clients have heard the terms “SSI” and “SSDI,” many are unclear as to how they are different and where they overlap. Continue reading… Read More »

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Can I Get Social Security for a Short-Term Disability?

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Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) is a form of government-sponsored insurance that pays covered disabled workers and their family members a portion of their income. SSDI is geared toward long-term disability. Short-term or temporary disability benefits are meant to help workers who have short-term, non-work-related health conditions. Short-term disability insurance is offered by the… Read More »

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Questions to Ask an SSDI Lawyer

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Injury and illness can strike at any time. Navigating the state and federal disability insurance process can be an overwhelming experience. You need smart, effective, and understanding representation to make sure that you secure the maximum benefits available to you and avoid any behavior that could damage your eligibility. Below, we discuss a few… Read More »

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How to Recover Your Business From a Disaster or Pandemic

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According to the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB), as of March 30, as many as 92 percent of small businesses across the United States stated that they had suffered negative results as a result of the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic. Since March 30, the economic damage of the pandemic has gotten significantly worse. If… Read More »

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The Importance of Business Interruption Insurance

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Business interruption insurance is a vital bit of coverage for any business that operates out of a physical location, such as a restaurant, an office building, or a factory. Business interruption insurance is meant to financially protect companies in the event that a serious incident prevents the business from continuing to operate for a… Read More »

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Coronavirus Business Insurance Lawsuits

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The COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic is wreaking havoc to the global and national economies. Most businesses that have not been deemed “essential” have been ordered by city, state, and federal authorities to shut down for the time being, leading to significant revenue losses and layoffs. While the measures are necessary to limit the spread of… Read More »

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