If you’ve been receiving Social Security Disability (SSD) benefits while injured at work, can you still file for workers’ compensation? What if you’ve found yourself needing to apply for both Social Security Disability and workers’ compensation at the same time when you’ve never received SSD before – can it be done? Yes, the simple answer… Read More
Though the daunting year that was 2020 is finally over, it feels as if we’ve only just reached the top of the pandemic roller coaster. Many people found themselves newly dubbed “essential” workers due to the pandemic in 2020, and with that brought an onslaught of unforeseen circumstances and drastic changes to our workplace environments…. Read More
Deciding whether or not an injury is a work-related injury isn’t black and white – context matters. If you find yourself unsure of whether or not your injury qualifies as a work-related injury, you need professional guidance.
It’s important to know what to do in the event you or a loved one experiences an injury or illness on the job in California. But most people won’t learn about their options until it happens to them. Take the initiative to learn what you need to know before you or a loved one experiences… Read More
1. Stay at work for at least 35+ years: Depending on who you ask, you may hear several different answers to the question of how long you should work before requesting access to your Social Security benefits. While the absolute minimum amount of time needed on the workforce before claiming benefits is 10 years, it’s… Read More
Efforts are being made by California Governor Gavin Newsom to make workers’ protections permanent, rather than temporary.
By Kenton Koszdin on July 13, 2020
There are over 1 million people in the State of California today who receive Social Security Disability Benefits as a result of an injury or disability that prevents them from being able to work. These benefits are a saving grace for many people who would otherwise have lost their ability to maintain a source of… Read More
You work hard to maintain your livelihood and support those you love. Despite this, many hard-working Americans don’t learn about the full extent of their rights as a worker until it’s too late. One of the most important rights to be fully aware of is your right to workers’ compensation: What is Workers’ compensation? Workers’… Read More
As of May 8th, stage 2 of Governor Gavin Newsom’s “Resilience Roadmap” plan to re-open the state of California started taking effect in designated counties. The 2nd step of Gov. Newsom’s plan called for employees to begin returning to work where appropriate. This phase included nonessential employees of California who were considered to be at a lower risk of… Read More