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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LaBovick Law Group office
August 15, 2022 in

Appealing vs. Filing a New Claim

Although one’s chances of obtaining Social Security Disability benefits increase when attending a hearing with an administrative law judge, unfortunately, a large number of claimants are still denied at this phase. If you are in this situation, you may be wondering what to do next. Generally, your options are to appeal the judge’s decision...
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August 3, 2022 in

Social Security Disability for Rectovaginal Fistula

A vaginal fistula is a hole that develops between the vagina or uterus and digestive system organs. A rectovaginal fistula, abbreviated at times as RVF, is a fistula that develops between the vagina and the rectum. It is an abnormal connection between the vagina and rectum that can result in the passage of stool...
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Boca Raton Workers Compensation Lawyer
August 1, 2022 in

Fraud or Misrepresentation and Workers’ Compensation

In Florida, the burden is on injured workers to prove that they suffered a workplace accident.  For all injuries, an injured worker needs to prove disability by a reasonable degree of medical certainty based on objective relevant medical findings; and also that the accident is the “major contributing cause” of any resulting injuries.  (Fl....
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July 18, 2022 in

Social Security Disability Benefits for Brachial Plexus Injuries

No one plans to get injured, but unfortunately, accidents happen. And when they do, you may be left wondering how you'll pay your medical bills and support yourself and your family. If you've suffered a brachial plexus injury, you may be eligible for social security disability benefits. SSD administration has a strict definition of...
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July 12, 2022 in

Social Security Disability for End Stage Renal Disease

End stage renal disease, abbreviated as ESRD, is a condition where the person’s kidneys no longer function properly to meet the body’s needs. ESRD is a permanent condition, and a person at end stage renal disease will need a kidney transplant or long term dialysis in order to maintain life. ESRD is a fatal...
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Social Security Disability for scoliosis
June 8, 2022 in

Social Security Disability for Scoliosis

If you are suffering from severe scoliosis which is interfering with your ability to perform normal work activities, you may be eligible for Social Security disability for scoliosis. Social Security Disability benefits are available to those who have worked and paid taxes on their income for at least five of the past ten years....
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Workers’ Compensation Insurance Carrier
May 20, 2022 in

Can I go to my own Doctor if I am in need of Treatment and the Workers’ Compensation Insurance Carrier has not provided me with any Treatment or denied my Treatment?

What if you get injured on the job and cannot return to work? You tell your supervisor about your injury right after it happens.   He/she does not give you any instruction. You seek treatment at the local emergency room or urgent care center.  But then you do not hear anything at all from your...
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May 3, 2022 in

4 Elements Of A Wrongful Death Lawsuit

To hold another party responsible after losing a loved one requires proving their negligence is what caused their wrongful death. Negligence is a legal term that defines a party’s failure to exercise the reasonable care expected of them in a particular situation. Establishing negligence requires demonstrating the following four elements.  Duty of Care Wrongful...
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