If an employer can get you back to work, they don’t have to pay up wage-loss benefits, which can be a huge incentive for them to try and find you any work they can, also known as “light duty.” The problem with this though, is that it most of the time patience will run out […]
Injury At Work & Employer Responsibilities Explained
Workers compensation is a legal right for all employees that suffer any type of injury at work. However, that doesn’t mean there won’t still be pushback if/when you go to claim it. Companies try all the time to convince employees that they don’t offer workers compensation, or that the victim is ineligible, just to save […]
Tips for a Successful Disability Phone Hearings
With the pandemic preventing claimants from appearing in person for their approval hearings, it can really pack on the pressure to make an especially good impression during your phone hearing. After all, the people responsible for the fate of your benefits can’t see you, or how your disability impacts your physical health. Instead, all they […]
Can You Quit Your Job While On Workers’ Compensation?
There’s a lot of strain that comes with suffering a workplace accident, and not just with your physical health. Figuring out how you’re going to afford everything you need, and continue taking care of your family, after a serious injury can be a huge stress while you’re also trying to focus on your recovery; leading […]
What Questions Should I Ask Before Hiring an SSD Lawyer?
If this is your first time filing for Social Security disability benefits, or SSD, then you likely have a lot of questions. Lucky for you, Aiello Law Group has all the answers! Are you asking yourself, what questions should you ask before hiring an SSD lawyer? How Much Do SSD Lawyers Typically Charge For Their […]
The Effect of Social Media on Your Disability, Workers Compensation, or Personal Injury Case
Social media has no doubt become an important part of people’s lives today. People use it to talk about what’s going on in their lives, how they’re feeling, and even express details of their personal experiences. That’s why it’s no surprise that social media posts are frequently used as evidence during official legal proceedings, including […]
COVID-19 and Disability: How An Attorney Can Improve Your Odds of Winning Benefits
For those actively seeking disability benefits, approval is really the only thing that matters. The problem is, as hard as it was before to get through the intricate process without a rejection, it’s even harder now that COVID-19 has shut down so many Social Security Administration (SSA) offices and made it harder for patients with […]
Who Pays Medical Bills if You Are Injured At Work?
If you’ve been recently injured on the job, you likely have a million concerns racing through your head – and paying for a bunch of medical bills is likely right at the top of that list. The good news though is, you don’t actually have to worry about it. Full medical care and coverage is […]