Category Archives: Disability Law

What is Temporary Total Disability Compensation?

construction-workerYou get injured at work and lose a significant amount of wages due to multiple missed days. How are you going to pay your bills? How are you going to recover those lost wages? Getting assistance from experienced attorneys when it comes to filing and processing your workers’ compensation claim is pivotal to recovering your lost wages and recovering from your work-related injury. Continue reading

Top Three Things to Know About Filing a Social Security Disability Claim

social security disabilityWhen you are filing for Social Security Disability (SSD) benefits, here are some good things to keep in mind while going through the process:

1. Be patient
Filing for SSD benefits involves a sometimes lengthy administrative process. A claim is filed by contacting the Social Security Administration (SSA), which may be done online, over the telephone, or in person at your local SSA office. The SSA representative will ask you for information about when you became disabled, your work history and, most importantly, the medical and/or mental health conditions that prevent you from working. It is very important that this information be complete and accurate, so that SSA can thoroughly evaluate your claim. Once the SSA has obtained this information, it will transfer your claim to the Bureau of Disability Determination, an agency of the State of Ohio, which will actually process your claim, using SSA’s rules and regulations for evaluating disability. Continue reading

What do I do if I am injured at work?

workers compensation claimYou suffer an injury at work or after months or years of being exposed to a chemical agent that you use at work, you realize that you have developed an occupational disease. What do you do now? Missing work loses you money and causes attendance issues on the job. Going to your doctor or an emergency room as a result of the injury brings unwanted bills and stress. Filing a workers’ compensation claim is unfamiliar and may be daunting to you. Working through a filed claim seems confusing and difficult. We can help with all of the above.. Continue reading