April 2018 Archives

Know what to expect from your workers’ compensation claim

When you suffer from a work-related injury, you usually have the right to file a workers' compensation claim to help you recover from the injury and make up for income lost during the recovery. However, if you do not know what to expect from such a claim, you may miss out on important benefits that you rightly deserve.

SSA budget bump may ease California SSDI backlog

Considerable attention from the media, the public and government watchdog agencies, like the Government Accounting Office (GAO), has been focused on the Social Security Association in recent months. The scrutiny has come in the wake of the beleaguered agency's struggles to deliver its services to the public. Clearly, this is a national problem, but the effects of the SSA's difficulties have been felt by thousands upon thousands of California citizens, as well.

SSDI vs. Workers' compensation in California

If a California worker is injured on the job - that is, at their place of work and while they are performing their prescribed job duties - they can look to workers' compensation for help with medical expenses and any lost wages they suffer as a result of the injury. On the other hand, if the injury they suffered prevents them from returning to work for a considerable length of time or inhibits their ability to work altogether, it is possible that the worker may be able to qualify for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits.

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