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Settlement offer made by the insurance company

What happens if I don’t accept a settlement offer made by the insurance company in my workers’ compensation case?

Four Benefits Workers’ Compensation Provides In every workers’ compensation case, once it has been determined that you have sustained a work related injury, you as the injured worker are entitled to pursue four main benefits: These are the primary benefits that a workers’ compensation court can award or enforce. However, while not obligated to do

What Rights Do People with Disabilities Have in the Workplace?

31 years ago, the Americans with Disabilities Act was signed into law. This landmark piece of legislation made discrimination against people with disabilities unlawful in the workplace, schools, transportation, and other parts of the public sphere. As a result of this law and many others, the 61 million American adults with disabilities have far more

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How Do I Apply for Social Security Disability Benefits?

Individual Social Security Disability benefits may be available to those who have a medical condition that makes them incapable of earning at least $1,310 per month. These benefits are broken down into two types: Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) for workers recently displaced by their disabilities and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) for the disabled that

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Will Refusing My Employer’s Job Offer While I Am Recovering Affect My Case?

What Can I Do My Employer Job Offer During I Am Recovering Affect My Case? If your condition has not yet stabilized or reached “permanent and stationary” status, your employer may offer you different work that you can perform safely while you are recovering, or they may offer you a reduced work schedule.  However, the