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Overview Federal laws exist to ensure that people with disabilities are afforded the same rights, protections, and opportunities as those without. Equality for people with disabilities is considered a civil right. When an academic facility, employer, healthcare center, or other organization fails to abide by federal disability laws, the disabled person in question may take legal action to correct the violation and seek compensation for resulting damages. Similarly, when someone develops
Has Your Long-Term Disability Insurance Claim Been Denied? Ask a Workers’ Compensation Lawyer for Legal Advice Long-term disability insurance can be particularly useful for people who work high-risks jobs. In fact, many employers in fields of hazardous occupations now offer long-term disability insurance, though it might be a good idea for a worker to secure their own. Long-term disability can result in costly medical bills, lost wages, impairment of earning capacity, and more. It’s import
Can I Receive Social Security Disability? Social Security provides financial assistance for those with disabilities. People in these situations can apply for Social Security Disability (SSD) or Supplemental Security Income (SSI). Those who apply for and successfully receive Social Security may receive benefits to help them live as they are unable to work. However, these programs differ in a few important ways, and if you are considering applying for Social Security, you should speak with a S
Applying for Veteran Disability Benefits Ask a VA Lawyer for Legal Advice Anyone who has served in the United States military could be eligible for a variety of benefits, including benefits designed to help Veterans recover from and/or live with a disability. The process for applying for this kind of benefit can be intimidating, but resources are available to help interested members apply, including the assistance of VA attorneys who are experienced in handling these matters. VA disability com
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