Monthly Archives: December 2019

Should I Sign an Insurance Company Workers Comp Claim to Settle?

You've been the victim of a work accident or injury and the insurance company wants you to settle. They are offering you money today if you just sign on the dotted line. Should you take the offer, counteroffer, or pursue your day in court? Settling workers comp claims Nassau, NY There isn't an easy answer to this question.

Advantages of a Settlement

There are two main advantages of accepting a settlement. The first of those advantages is time. Taking a case to court can draw it out for months and often years. Signing the settlement gets you cash in hand sooner. The second advantage is that, once you sign, you are guaranteed to get the money agreed upon. If you take the case to the court there is always a chance you will lose your case or that the amount you are granted will be less than the settlement offered.

Disadvantages...

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What are Some of the Conditions That Qualify for Social Security Disability?

Occasionally, people realize they are struggling to perform the duties of their job due to medical conditions but mistakenly believe their condition isn't eligible for social security disability. They believe that social security disability is for other people who perhaps are legally blind, paralyzed, or otherwise more severely impaired than they are. They don’t realize that social security disability is there to help people suffering from a wide range of conditions which limit their ability to work. A construction worker who has a qualifying social security disability Nassau, NY There are some conditions that automatically qualify a person for social security disability. Not having one of the listed conditions doesn't exclude a person from getting social security disability. However, there are specific conditions that automatically qualify a recipient for disability benefits if the proper criteria is met. If you believe you have a...
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5 Questions to Ask a Worker’s Comp Lawyer

You've just scheduled your free lawyer consultation with a worker’s comp lawyer but now you have no idea what to do next. Below are five questions you should be asking during that free lawyer consultation to find the best attorney for worker's compensation to represent you.

1. What is Your Experience?

This may seem obvious but during the free lawyer consultation is the perfect time to find out about the attorney and their practice. How many workers comp cases does this lawyer typically deal with? You want a lawyer who primarily deals with worker's compensation cases. Law is an extremely specialized field. When you are searching for lawyers for worker's compensation you want to be sure your attorney specializes in that field. An attorney whose practice specializes in worker’s compensation will have experience as well as the most up to date information on any worker’s compensation law changes. Client... 						</div>
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