Does Workers Compensation Benefits Reduce Your Social Security Disability Insurance?

Posted on: 24 April 2017

It's possible to receive SSDI and workers compensation benefits at the same time. However, your SSDI payment amounts may see a reduction. The SSA will do this based on calculations and a process known as an "offset." Here's more information on how an offset works. Hitting Your Limits The first thing the SSA will do is calculate your "applicable limit." This represents the amount of money you're allowed to receive each month under federal law. [Read More]

2 Things That Are Important To Know About Personal Injury Lawsuits

Posted on: 20 April 2017

If you have been wronged by someone you might be able to file a personal injury lawsuit against them. Many people have erroneous ideas about personal injury lawsuits and because of it, either don't file a lawsuit, or when they do file the suit, they are surprised at the outcome because they weren't properly prepared. Here are some things that you need to know about filing a personal injury lawsuit. [Read More]

Three Ways Workers' Comp Coverage For Minors Differs From Adults

Posted on: 20 April 2017

Although the labor laws treat minors differently than adults, they must be covered by workers' compensation all the same. In fact, the insurance coverage provides additional protections for workers under the age of 18. Here are three ways workers' compensation for minors differs from adults and how that may affect a claim for benefits. Illegal Employment All states have laws regulating at what age minors can legally start working, and some require teens obtain work permits before they can be employed. [Read More]

Is Arbitration Right For Your Personal Injury Case?

Posted on: 19 April 2017

In a personal injury case, there are several routes you and the insurance company can take to reach a settlement. One option is to let an arbitrator decide how the case should be decided. If you are thinking of agreeing to arbitration, here is what you need to know.   Is Arbitration Similar to Mediation? One of the misconceptions about arbitration is that it is similar to mediation. In reality, the only similarity between mediation and arbitration is that the case is heard by a paid professional, such as an arbitrator or mediator, and not a judge. [Read More]