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The definition of disability and your right to benefits

If you are seeking disability benefits, you know how complicated and frustrating it can be to attempt to collect the financial support you need. For some New York residents who are unable to work, there may be benefits available through the Social Security Administration. However, even with a valid claim to benefits, it can be quite difficult to actually get disability benefits.

That pain in your shoulder could be a rotator cuff injury

Do you repeat the same motion over and over and over again at work each day? Over time, has your shoulder begun to hurt, and now you can no longer take the pain? Aside from repetitive motions, did you fall on your arm or lift something heavy and you now suffer from intense pain?

Surgical errors: When a doctor violates patient trust

The trust you place in your doctor is like no other. Sometimes spouses do not even receive the same level of trust people give to their medical providers. One of the best examples of that trust is during a surgical procedure. If you recently underwent an operation, you may remember the flashing feeling of apprehension at the thought of allowing a near stranger to cut you open while you lay unconscious on a table.

4 construction risks you may face on the job

As a construction worker, you face many risks every day when carrying out your job-related duties. This occupation often falls near the top of the rankings for jobs with considerable hazards and potential for injury. The reasons for this can vary, and taking steps to ensure worksite safety and practicing safe work methods could help avoid serious incidents.

What do workers' compensation benefits cover?

When injured at work, it is extremely important to receive quality medical care and financial benefits in order to fully recover and eventually return to work. While you may know that you have a rightful claim to workers' compensation benefits, it is in your best interests to know your rights, as well as the benefits you may expect to receive.

Your definition of disability may be different from the SSA's

If you are unable to hold gainful employment due to a serious illness or injury, you know how frustrating and frightening it can be to find yourself unable to provide for your New York family. Fortunately, disabled individuals may be eligible for disability benefits through the Social Security Administration, but actually obtaining these benefits can be complicated.

When tired drivers cause car accidents

It can be difficult to know what to do after a car accident, especially if you are unsure of why the accident happened in the first place. Knowing what caused your accident is the first step in determining if you have grounds to move forward with a civil claim. If you suffered because of the negligent or reckless actions of another person, you have the right to seek compensation for your losses and emotional pain and suffering.

Why was my workers' compensation claim denied?

If you were hurt while at work, you know how frustrating it can be to navigate the workers' compensation claims system. Although you may have a rightful claim to benefits, it can be remarkably complex for a claimant to actually secure the benefits he or she deserves. Often, first-time claims come back denied.

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