Injured construction worker

Personal Injury vs. Workers’ Compensation

I get frequent questions about the difference between personal injury claims and workers’ compensation claims. The two can be confusing. Workers Compensation Cases In Pennsylvania, workers’ compensation claims fall under the Workers Compensation Act.  Individuals who are injured in the course and scope of their employment and sustain a loss of earnings as a result…

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Diagnosis papers for schizophrenia.

Can I Receive SSD Benefits for Schizophrenia?

When you develop a debilitating condition or you break your back and are unable to work, you can apply for and receive Social Security Disability (SSD) benefits. But not every disability can be seen. Sometimes disabilities, such as schizophrenia, are “invisible.” So what happens if you have schizophrenia; can you receive SSD benefits? What is…

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Woman with chronic pain, laying on couch.

Do “Invisible Illnesses” Qualify for SSD Benefits?

For millions of Americans, others can easily see their disabilities. This visibility helps others to understand why they receive the necessary accommodations. However, for millions of others, their disabilities cannot be seen, but are rather considered to be “invisible.” Millions Suffer from Invisible Illnesses If a disability cannot be seen just be looking at someone,…

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Man with workplace injury getting checked out by doctor.

Specific Loss Injuries

One of the most important industries that we have is the manufacturing industry. Manufacturing plants and factories cut, assemble, and package much of what we use each and every day. While these machines are important, useful and have improved our lives greatly, they can also be extremely dangerous. One of the most severe injuries that…

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