Helpful Facts about Social Security Disability Benefits
202112.09
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Helpful Facts about Social Security Disability Benefits

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Are you or someone you know struggling with a disability that prevents you from making a living? This article discusses the important steps you can take in filing for Social Security benefits—and covers the difference between SSI and SSDI benefits, so you can search for the option that applies to your situation most accurately. There…

What To Do After an Injury at Work
202112.01
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What To Do After an Injury at Work

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) sets today’s workplace safety standards, and every employer is required by law to meet these rules. However, sometimes these safety measures fail, resulting in a workplace injury. If this happened to you or someone you know, know you’re not alone. This comprehensive list will provide a step-by-step process…

How and Why You Need to Document Workplace Injuries
202111.19
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How and Why You Need to Document Workplace Injuries

We know how difficult it can be to sustain an injury or illness from a workplace incident. And, it’s okay if you don’t know everything about Workers’ Compensation yet. In fact, many of those injured are unaware of their rights to recover benefits. We’ll walk you through the most important tips to remember when documenting…

Do I Need a Lawyer to File a Veterans’ Compensation Claim?
202111.01
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Do I Need a Lawyer to File a Veterans’ Compensation Claim?

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The short answer is no—a lawyer is not required to file a veterans’ compensation claim. However, filing such a claim is a very lengthy process that can be quite daunting. Anyone who has dealt with the Veterans Administration (VA) knows that it can be a long, drawn-out process. You’ll need to make sure every one…

Common Workplace Injuries
202110.21
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Common Workplace Injuries

Today’s workspaces are full of safety hazards—and they’re more common than you think. A work injury can be debilitating and lessen one’s quality of life. Getting injured at work can also be an emotional tightrope, as you try to navigate unfamiliar territory. You need to get better, and at the same time, you may feel…

Can My Employer Require Masks and/or COVID-19 Vaccines?
202110.12
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Can My Employer Require Masks and/or COVID-19 Vaccines?

Regardless of whether you think everyone should get vaccinated or no one should, or that everyone should wear a mask or not, it is important to know what your employer can and cannot mandate in the workplace. Rules, guidance and policies are changing rapidly in Illinois. So, while this information is current as of September…