Clearly one of the biggest misconceptions about Workers’ Comp is that you have to be out of work to collect. That’s because most people have a limited understanding of what benefits are available. In New York, there are many situations where injured workers can collect workers comp money benefits even if they are working: Examples: […]
It’s a standard question: How long will it take for me to be approved for Social Security Disability Benefits? (SSDB) As with so many other things, the answer is: it varies. In truth, it can take from one month to up to two years or more! Let’s look at this a little closer. First of […]
Many of my clients who are injured on the job in New York State are disabled and stay out of work longer than 12 months. In such an instance, can the injured worker ALSO receive Social Security Disability Benefits? In many cases, the answer is YES. If the Workers Compensation (WC) claimant (injured worker) is […]
What is Social Security Disability and who may qualify? Social Security Disability (“SSD“) is a federal insurance program designed to provide income to people who are physically restricted in their ability to be employed i.e. they are totally disabled and unable to work. Others who may receive benefits are: Blind workers; children of blind or […]
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