Any injury sustained doing work-related tasks while on the clock are eligible for compensation. You can qualify for disability benefits if your job-related injury or illness limits your capacity to work. There are four categories of disabilities covered by workers’ compensation benefits: Temporary Total Disability (TTD) Permanent Total Disability (PTD) Temporary Partial Disability (TPD) Permanent… Read More
Workers’ Compensation – The Four Types of Disability Benefits
By Kenton Koszdin Law Office on March 14, 2023
Do I Need an Attorney to File for Disability?
By Kenton Koszdin Law Office on February 27, 2023
While it is not a mandatory requirement, you have the right to legal counsel when dealing with Social Security Administration (SSA). Evidence suggests that having a qualified counsel can increase your chances of receiving benefits from the two SSA-run programs: Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI). An advocate or lawyer can… Read More
What Are the California Workers’ Compensation Benefits?
By Kenton Koszdin Law Office on February 16, 2023
Workers in Los Angeles and across the state have streamlined access to benefits for on-the-job injuries. Unfortunately, problems can sometimes arise when injured workers seek to claim these benefits. In some cases, workers with worthy claims are denied the benefits they deserve or receive far less than they should. If you or a loved one… Read More
What Is the Elimination Period for Social Security Disability Benefits?
By Kenton Koszdin Law Office on February 13, 2023
Social Security’s Disability Insurance Benefits are federally funded and administered by the U.S. Social Security Administration (SSA). If you have been employed long enough and suffer from a physical condition that prohibits you from performing your tasks for at least one year or is projected to result in death, Social Security will pay disability payments… Read More
Worker’s Compensation and Insurance Bad Faith
By Kenton Koszdin Law Office on January 31, 2023
If you were injured at work and filed for workers’ compensation, yet your claim was unjustly denied, there may be a chance that the insurance company is acting in bad faith. The workers’ compensation filing process is lengthy and sometimes complicated. There are guidelines and deadlines that have to be followed, medical information has to… Read More
Will My Personal Injury Settlement Affect My Social Security Disability Benefits
By Kenton Koszdin Law Office on January 3, 2023
A significant personal injury settlement may have an immediate impact on SSI benefits, but in general, SSDI benefits are unaffected by big personal injury settlements. Benefits for SSDI and SSI are managed by Social Security Administration (SSA). However, the SSI benefits may be reduced or lost as a result of a settlement payment, as SSI… Read More
Social Security Disability Benefits and Cancer
By Kenton Koszdin Law Office on December 19, 2022
Cancer is a word that we hear more and more each day. Finding out that you or your loved one has been diagnosed with cancer is devastating not only for the patient but for their families too. It is extremely distressing emotionally, physically and financially, to say the least. Many people are unaware that certain… Read More
Why Do Employers Fight Workers’ Compensation Claims?
By Kenton Koszdin Law Office on November 29, 2022
Accidents at work can result in serious injuries. You might be qualified to file a workers’ compensation claim for benefits if you suffer an injury while performing your job duties. The nature and severity of your injuries will determine what benefits you may be eligible for, some of which are as follows: Reimbursement for medical… Read More
How to Find the Best Disability Lawyers Near Me
By Kenton Koszdin Law Office on November 14, 2022
Knowing a disability lawyer in or near your area is better than seeking legal help from a lawyer in another state or country. How? They will have a better understanding of the local laws; they will know which claim best fits your situation and it will be easier to meet with them. However, if you… Read More
How Often Do Workers’ Compensation Cases Go to Trial?
By Kenton Koszdin Law Office on October 17, 2022
Workers’ compensation is a federal program that aims to protect the rights of both the employee who got injured at work and the employer from various damages and personal injury lawsuits. Its purpose is to help the injured against the piling medical bills and compensate for the loss of wages due to absence from work…. Read More