Many people seek Social Security disability benefits to cover their expenses when they are not able to provide for themselves. These payments assist with living expenses, medical bills and more.
You may already be aware that workers’ compensation covers most injuries and certain health conditions you sustain on the job. However, you might find yourself wondering if cardiac disease and strokes qualify.
Even when you have the proper training, there are many occupations that come with inherent risks. After all, accidents happen in virtually any employment setting. If you sustain an injury on the job, you may be eligible for workers' compensation benefits. Depending upon the factors surrounding the injury or illness, you may also be able to file a third-party claim against a non-employer. Specifically, if someone/something outside of your employer or coworker was responsible for your injury, you may explore a third-party personal injury lawsuit.
For certain individuals who are unable to work, there is assistance available. If you are eligible for workers' compensation benefits, you may also be able to receive Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI).
If you’re like many people, you share bits and pieces of your life on social media. If you’ve made a workers’ compensation claim, you might want to be careful about what you post because more insurance companies are using social media posts to combat insurance fraud. Your claim could be impacted negatively or even denied because you are not acting consistently with your reported injury.
Many people in Milwaukee assume that if they suffer an injury on the job that their workers’ compensation claims will automatically be approved. But there are many reasons why claims are denied. If you recently filed a claim for benefits only to receive a denial letter, you do have options available.