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May 23, 2019

Social Security Disability Benefits

By |May 23rd, 2019|Social Security Disability|Comments Off on Social Security Disability Benefits

Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) pays out monthly benefits to individuals who have suffered a disability prior to reaching retirement age and no longer have the ability to work. You are required to have worked a set number of years in a job where you paid Social Security (FICA) taxes in order to be eligible to receive SSDI benefits. This translates into earning a specific number of work credits. In any given year, you are [...]

Mar 11, 2019

Common Questions at Social Security Hearings

By |March 11th, 2019|Social Security Disability|Comments Off on Common Questions at Social Security Hearings

Many applicants lose their initial request for Social Security Disability Income (SSDI) benefits. The next step is to appeal the denial to the hearing office for a hearing before an administrative law judge. An experienced Disability lawyer helps prepare the applicant’s case in different ways. The lawyer works with your doctors to properly document your medical evidence. The attorney also helps prepare the applicant by reviewing the questions he/she will likely be asked. The categories [...]

Oct 29, 2018

Long-Term Injuries and Workers’ Compensation

By |October 29th, 2018|Workers Compensation|Comments Off on Long-Term Injuries and Workers’ Compensation

Our clients often have questions about what is, and what is not, covered by workers’ compensation in Maryland. Here, we give you a brief outline of what you might be entitled to receive. What Work Injuries Are Covered? People call us and they will often want to know if their injury that occurred at work is going to be covered by workers’ compensation. They're concerned about how it happened. They're concerned about where it happened. [...]

Oct 25, 2018

Maryland Employers Must Carry Workers’ Compensation

By |October 25th, 2018|Workers Compensation|Comments Off on Maryland Employers Must Carry Workers’ Compensation

You may already know that an independent contractor cannot file for workers’ compensation in Maryland – but many people do not know whether or not their employer carries this type of insurance at all. We have put together these videos to help you learn more about the laws regarding workers’ compensation insurance. Does My Employer Have to Carry This Insurance? Every employer in Maryland is required to carry workers’ compensation insurance. There's no requirement that [...]

Sep 13, 2018

What Is Workers’ Compensation? Your Common Questions Answered

By |September 13th, 2018|Workers Compensation|Comments Off on What Is Workers’ Compensation? Your Common Questions Answered

When you are injured in the course of your job duties, you can make a claim for workers’ compensation benefits. Over the years, we have found that clients often have questions about the program. We have put together these short videos to answer two questions we often hear about workers’ compensation in Maryland. What Is Workers’ Compensation? People often ask how workers compensation came to be, and it began with the Industrial Revolution in the [...]

Aug 27, 2018

Occupational Lung Disease and Workers Compensation in Maryland

By |August 27th, 2018|Workers Compensation|Comments Off on Occupational Lung Disease and Workers Compensation in Maryland

The quality of your breathing dictates the quality of your life. When you develop a lung disease after occupational exposure to certain types of dust, toxic chemicals, fumes and other particulates, you may be able to recover workers compensation for your injuries. There are several different types of occupational lung diseases, and there are certain industries and occupations where a worker might be more at risk for these diseases than others. The American Lung Association [...]

Aug 20, 2018

Making a Claim for Social Security Disability

By |August 20th, 2018|Social Security Disability|Comments Off on Making a Claim for Social Security Disability

Making a claim for Social Security Disability Insurance benefits can be a complicated process. We have put together a few short videos for you, to help you understand what SSD is, and what you need to know about collecting benefits. What Is Social Security Disability? Social Security Disability is when you're no longer able to work, and you get your Social Security retirement at an earlier age than you would normally be eligible for. Normally, [...]

Aug 17, 2018

How Investigators Evaluate Your Workers’ Compensation Claim

By |August 17th, 2018|Workers Compensation|Comments Off on How Investigators Evaluate Your Workers’ Compensation Claim

Suffering an injury on the job is bad enough with all of its attendant pain and disability. However, when the insurance company works overtime in suspicion of your claim, making it difficult to obtain the benefits to which you are entitled, it can make the situation even worse. In fact, some insurance companies will use investigators and some surprising “private eye” tactics to evaluate your claim and find any evidence that it may be fraudulent. [...]

Aug 10, 2018

When Am I Covered by Workers’ Compensation?

By |August 10th, 2018|Workers Compensation|Comments Off on When Am I Covered by Workers’ Compensation?

When you are injured while in the course of your job, or have developed an illness related to your job, you should be covered by workers’ compensation. We have put together this group of videos to help you understand some different situations where you would be covered by workers’ compensation in Maryland. What If It Was My Employer’s Fault? If you get hurt at work because of the negligence of your employer, you have a [...]

Aug 3, 2018

What Are Grid Rules for Ages 55+?

By |August 3rd, 2018|Social Security Disability|Comments Off on What Are Grid Rules for Ages 55+?

 If you're over 55 and your past work was either medium or heavy, and now you're limited to light work, you'll be found disabled. This includes a whole range of jobs that normally people would be able to do at the light work level. This job includes security jobs, working in fast food: there are many jobs that don't require any special skills that are considered light work. If your job previously was of [...]

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