What happens if you contract COVID-19 while on the job? Can you get workers’ compensation benefits?
As the COVID-19 pandemic extends, these questions continue to be important ones for many Ohio workers—particularly frontline and other essential workers, who’ve been at increased risk of contracting the disease.
Today, we’re discussing COVID-19 and workers’ compensation. Keep reading to learn what you need to know about this topic, including whether COVID is covered, what your rights are as a worker, and when to speak to an attorney.
People who experience long-lasting symptoms of COVID-19—called “long-haulers”—often face debilitating symptoms. The list of reported symptoms is long and includes things like fatigue, brain fog, chest pain, muscle and joint pain, sleep problems, dizziness, stomach problems, and more.
Because of these symptoms, long-haulers are finding it difficult or impossible to return to work. As a result, many have been attempting to file for Social Security Disability Insurance.
If you or a loved one are experiencing long COVID and considering SSDI, there are a few things you need to know. Today, we’re talking about this important issue in depth.
Most people join the gym to improve their health and fitness. Yet, every year, there are hundreds of thousands of exercise and exercise equipment-related injuries, according to the National Safety Council.
If you are injured at the gym, what are your rights? When should you call an attorney? Find out what you need to know about this area of personal injury law.
Many people seeking to file for workman’s comp are nervous about the reaction from their employer. They’re concerned that their employer will fight the workman’s comp claim. They’re also worried about being fired or demoted for filing.
Can you be fired while on workers’ comp? This is an important—and common—question. Keep reading to find out the answer! Today, we’re discussing everything you need to know.
If you’re like most people, social media is the “highlight reel” of your life. That means you mostly post fun, exciting, or cool things you’ve got going on—and post the bad stuff less often.
While normally there’s nothing wrong with posting the good stuff, it can be disastrous during a personal injury claim!
Yes, posting on Facebook could hurt your personal injury claim. Unconvinced? Keep reading to learn why it pays to be cautious online.
We get a few common questions from veterans and their families: when a veteran has a disability, is it possible to get both VA disability and SSDI? What are the requirements?
If you’re a veteran, or your loved one is a veteran, you’ll want to know the answer! This way, you don’t miss out on the benefits you’re owed for working and for serving our country.
Let’s talk about VA Disability and SSDI requirements.
If you get sick on the job, can you file for workers compensation?
This is a great question. Most people know that if they are injured at work—say, by falling off a ladder—workers’ comp will cover them. But what if the work injury isn’t an injury at all, but an illness? Does workers’ comp cover illness? If it doesn’t, are there other options?
As with many legal issues, the answer is: it depends. Keep reading to learn when an illness might be covered by workers’ compensation.
Do you use social media? If you do, you’re certainly not alone! Most people use some form of social media, whether that’s Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, or another platform.
Social media can be a good way to keep in touch with far-flung friends and family and to share things you care about. However, if you’re applying for Social Security Disability benefits, social media can be a minefield.
Today, we’re sharing what you need to know about social media and SSDI: will Social Security Disability look at your Facebook account? What can you share, and what should you keep to yourself? Keep reading to find out.
As attorneys for Social Security, we don’t just get questions about how to file for SSDI benefits; we also get many questions regarding what happens after the claim is approved. One such question is, “Are SSDI benefits taxed?” Let’s answer that question!
Facing OVI charges in Ohio is scary and stressful. These charges are serious, with consequences that can include heavy fines, loss of driving privileges, and even jail time. What can you do? Is it possible to beat OVI charges in Ohio? While beating your charges is never guaranteed, there are a few ways to fight your charges and minimize or avoid the penalties of an OVI conviction. Keep reading to learn how.