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November 21, 2022 in

Lost Wages in Workers’ Compensation Claims

Under the Florida Workers Compensation Law, lost wage benefits are paid based upon disability from a work-related injury.  What is disability? Disability means you are unable to earn the same wages you were earning at the time of injury.  To prove disability you need to show a casual connection between your loss of wages...
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How much does workers comp pay for lost wages | Florida workers compensation lost wage benefits
November 15, 2022 in

Attendant care: How can my spouse or family member get paid if I am injured at work?

There are two broad categories of Workers' Compensation benefits: indemnity benefits, which cover lost wages or reduced earnings; and medical benefits, including treatment, prescriptions, equipment, attendant care expenses, and mileage reimbursement. What is a care attendant? A lot of people don't think about it, but attendant care can be a huge medical benefit. If...
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November 10, 2022 in

Working with Accommodations and Receiving Social Security Disability

With rising costs of living, many people who struggle to maintain regular employment due to their health conditions wonder if they can perform any work. This is especially true while they are waiting for Social Security Disability benefits to be approved. To answer this question, it is helpful to have an understanding of what...
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Social Security Disability
November 7, 2022 in

Social Security Disability for Cushing Syndrome

Cushing Syndrome, also known as hypercortisolism, is a disorder which results in having too much cortisol in the body. Cortisol under normal circumstances is released into the body during times of stress and increases heart rate, increases blood sugar, manages blood glucose, managing respiration, and increases muscle tension. Cortisol levels are controlled by the...
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When can you get workers’ compensation benefits
September 21, 2022 in

When can you get workers’ compensation benefits?

Under the Florida Workers Compensation Law, benefits are paid based upon disability.  What is disability? Disability means you are unable to earn the same wages you were earning at the time of injury due to injury.  To prove disability you need to show a casual connection between your loss of wages and the injury. ...
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Getting Social Security Disability for Asperger's Syndrome | Disability Benefits for Asperger's Adults
September 19, 2022 in

Social Security Disability for Gerstmann-Straussler-Scheinker Syndrome

Gerstmann-Straussler-Scheinker Syndrome (abbreviated as GSS) is a rare neurodegenerative brain disorder. It is extremely rare and almost always inherited. The typical age of onset is between the ages of 35 and 55. The symptoms, progression of the disease, and level of severity can greatly vary among affected individuals. What are the symptoms of GSS?...
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September 18, 2022 in

Long COVID and Social Security Disability Benefits

Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2022, the total number of COVID cases in the United States has reached almost 94 million, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Deaths from COVID have surpassed one million. Most people who are infected with COVID recover within a few weeks. However, some...
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Workers' Compensation in Florida | Workmans' Comp Payouts
September 16, 2022 in

Claiming Workplace Disability?

Under the Florida Workers Compensation Law, benefits are paid based upon disability.  What is disability? Disability means an “incapacity because of the injury to earn in the same or any other employment the wages which the employer is receiving at the time of the injury”.  In other words, you need to show that you...
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Social Security Disability
August 16, 2022 in

Going back to work after filing for disability

The rising cost of living is the hot topic in today’s economy. In June 2022, inflation accelerated to 9.1 percent, the highest since November of 1981. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for food at home rose 11.0 percent over the last 12 months, which is the largest 12-month increase since April...
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August 15, 2022 in

5 Statements You Should NEVER Make at Your Disability Hearing

A Social Security disability hearing is the opportunity to show the judge how your disability affects your daily life and why you are no longer able to work. When applying for disability benefits, you will likely be required to attend an interview with a Social Security representative. This is your opportunity to provide evidence...
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