Can Disabled Children Qualify for Social Security Benefits?

Social Security is most commonly associated with elderly adults who collect payments after they retire or become disabled, but Social Security has other important uses as well. Social Security offers Supplemental Security Income (SSI) payments for children with disabilities, and these payments have the ability to support a family struggling to afford the care their

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The Relationship between Social Security Disability Insurance and Workers’ Comp Benefits

Workers’ compensation benefits and Social Security Disability Benefits are two of the most commonly accessed and utilized forms of disability in America. However, it is important to understand that they are not mutually exclusive to each other. One can easily affect the other, and it often requires the guidance and support of an experienced attorney

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House Bill 333 in Missouri’s Legislature Stirs Controversy

Protect Missouri Workers is a nonprofit employee advocacy group that is pushing to protect Missouri workers and their families, specifically those who worked in the chemical, mining, and asbestos industries and were exposed to the poisonous toxin asbestos in the workplace. Despite knowing that asbestos was dangerous to the body, many Missouri companies still put

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Your Guide to Handling a Motorcycle Accident

Motorcycle safety is an enormous issue around the country. Thousands of bikers lose their lives every year to roadway accidents, especially in collisions with larger motor vehicles. Many motorcycle advocates and legislators have launched campaigns and passed laws to protect motorcyclists and encourage safety on the road, but accidents do still occur. If you become

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How Can Firefighters Get the Workers’ Compensation They Deserve?

As the basic insurance that provides employees protection and financial support if they ever become ill or injured from a job-related task, workers’ compensation is a valuable lifeline and vital component of the insurance and legal systems. However, the benefits afforded to so many types of employees seem to be out of reach for firefighters

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