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Workplace Back Injuries Can Cause Severe Damage

By Kenton Koszdin Law Office on February 22, 2018
In Workplace Injury

A damaged back is a very common workplace injury. In fact, more than 1 million workers hurt their backs each year, accounting for nearly 20% of all workplace injuries and illnesses. Workers’ Compensation (WC) back injuries may occur in several ways: Specific injury. This includes harm from physical activities such as a trip and fall,… Read More

It’s a disgraceful statistic: Almost 19,000 people died during 2016 and 2017 while waiting for approval of their Social Security Disability (SSDI) applications. Because of backlogs averaging 605 days – and nearing 800 days or more in certain cities and states – individuals who have applied for SSDI die before ever receiving any of these… Read More

Legislation to make sure that women with work-related breast cancer aren’t shortchanged on Workers’ Compensation (WC) claims is one step closer to being enacted. A KUSI Newsroom update reported that the bill, sponsored by State Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez Fletcher, intends to remedy current state WC practices that do not conform to guidelines established by the… Read More

Incredibly, only 3 out of 10 Social Security Disability (SSDI) applications are approved when first submitted! Most of these initial applications are denied because they are missing vital medical or work-related information. Here are our 6 top tips to increase your odds of success when filing a claim for SSDI benefits: File your application at… Read More

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