Understanding the Social Security “Ticket to Work” Program for Those with Disabilities

Qualifying for Social Security disability (SSD) benefits requires, in part, that the disabled person be unable to work to support him or herself. However, it doesn’t mean that the person is unable to work at all.

5 Things To Do While on Workers’ Compensation

You may be eligible for workers’ compensation payments if you have suffered an injury at the office. In the event that your injuries prevent you from receiving your regular salary, these benefits will cover your medical expenses and partially offset your loss of earning capacity.

Don’t Make These Common Workers’ Comp Deposition Mistakes

There are common mistakes that individuals make while submitting their workers’ compensation benefits applications that result in the rejection of their rightful claims.

If your Social Security disability benefits have been denied because the SSA believes that your claim of chronic pain is fraudulent or exaggerated, it can have a serious impact on your life.

Did Another Company’s Employee Cause Your Work Injuries?

You could get injured at work because of someone who is not your employer or your co-worker but is a third-party worker. What is a third-party entity? All workers or employees who are not part of your company are third-party workers.

How Many Work Credits Do You Need for Social Security?

If you get sick or are injured and are unable to work for at least a year, you may believe that you qualify for Social Security benefits. However, this is not necessarily the case. In order to qualify for SSDI benefits in Los Angeles, you must know the answer to the question, “how many Social… Read More

What Documents Do I Need to Apply for Social Security?

Applying for Social Security insurance can be less daunting when you’re prepared and have the documents ready. You may ask, “What information do I need to apply for Social Security?” The list includes the date of birth, Social Security number, or proof of a disability if you’re seeking Social Security Disability Benefits (SSDI) or Supplemental… Read More

What Is SGA? Understanding Substantial Gainful Activity 2023

Substantial gainful activity (SGA) is a standard used by the Social Security Administration (SSA) to determine whether a person should be legally classified as disabled. If the SSA determines that a person can engage in SGA, they are not disabled. SGA is determined by comparing an individual’s monthly income with a pre-determined SGA threshold. If… Read More

Workers’ Compensation – The Four Types of Disability Benefits

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

How Long Do I Have to Wait for Social Security Disability Benefits?

Applicants often ask, “how long does it take to get disability in California?” The time SSA takes to start your disability benefits depends on many factors, including your disability, work history, and whether you have a Social Security lawyer. When you suffer from a disability, your future is uncertain. Your disability must prevent you from… Read More

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