Social Security Disability Benefits for Agoraphobia and Panic Disorders

By Krasno, Krasno & Onwudinjo | Oct 20, 2017 | Social Security Disability

What is Agoraphobia, and Can I Get Disability Benefits for it? Getting approved for Social Security disability benefits can be difficult enough if you have a condition that can be demonstrated through lab tests, like blood work and x-rays. What happens if your disability is psychological, such as mental illness like agoraphobia? Agoraphobia is an anxiety disorder that causes you to avoid places or situations that make you feel afraid, trapped, embarrassed or helpless. Agoraphobia causes one to fear an actual or anticipated situation, such as being in crowds, using public transportation, or being in confined spaces. Those who suffer… Read More ››

How Do I Know If I Am Entitled To Receive Social Security Disability?

By Krasno, Krasno & Onwudinjo | Oct 18, 2017 | Social Security Disability

Entitled to Social Security If the health of an individual is so bad that it is impacting their capability to work, it might be time for the person to consider the help of a Federal Program that will specifically assist them to overcome the hardships that are associated with an injury. Social Security Disability Insurance is designed to provide either short-term or long-term insurance for employees that pay through the program through their employer.   There are several ways for you to apply to receive Social Security Disability benefits. You could call them on the phone and set up an… Read More ››

What You Need To Know About Reopening Your SSDI Claim Case

By Krasno, Krasno & Onwudinjo | Oct 16, 2017 | Social Security Disability

How to Reopen a SSDI Claim That was Denied In Pennsylvania, qualifying individuals can apply for and receive benefits through the Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) program. The Social Security Administration (SSA) receives thousands of claims every year, many of which are denied. Fortunately, those whose claims for Social Security Disability benefits have been denied have the right to reopen those claims and appeal the decisions. If you were recently denied disability benefits, you should contact a Social Security Disability attorney who can walk you through the complex appeals process.   Eligible Claimants A claimant can only receive SSDI in… Read More ››

The Ever-changing World of Worker’s Compensation

By Krasno, Krasno & Onwudinjo | Oct 12, 2017 | Work InjuriesWorkers Compensation,

Workers’ Compensation is a hot topic on lawmaker’s minds recently. It seems like every week news of changes, proposals, and failures coming from government institutions at state and national levels.                                           Just a few weeks ago, we informed you all about House Bill 18.   That bill would have drastically changed the climate of receiving treatment for work injuries. On the surface, the proposal seemed to be about controlling opioids that are prescribed to the victims of workplace accidents. However, buried deep inside the lengthy proposal there was a hidden agenda that would have taken away the rights of injured… Read More ››

Social Security Disability: Most Common Questions

By Krasno, Krasno & Onwudinjo | Oct 10, 2017 | Social Security Disability

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Trying to proceed through the Social Security process can be overwhelming, and you can be struck with many questions about Social Security Disability Insurance. From concerns about how the claims process works to understanding what type of compensation you are eligible for, there are several things you must know before you can be successful in the social security process.   Fortunately, with the help of an experienced Social Security disability insurance attorney, you can rest assured that you are properly progressing through the claims process.   Do I Need a Social Security Disability Insurance Attorney?   This is often the… Read More ››

Worker’s Compensation Claim: Insurance Challenges

By Krasno, Krasno & Onwudinjo | Oct 10, 2017 | Workers Compensation

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Pennsylvania Worker’ Compensation law requires almost all employers to provide their employees with some type of workers’ compensation insurance. This ensures that employees who are hurt on the job will be able to cover medical expenses and lost wages until they are able to return to work.   Unfortunately, working with an employer’s workers’ compensation insurance carrier is not always easy, and many injured employees find themselves facing delayed processing of their claims and unfair denials.   The claims filing process is complicated and dealing with insurers can be frustrating and time-consuming. Fortunately, retaining an experienced work injury lawyer can… Read More ››

Five Common Injuries That Are Questionable for Workers’ Compensation

By Krasno, Krasno & Onwudinjo | Oct 6, 2017 | Workers Compensation

  Five Common Injuries Questionable to Workers’ Compensation   Workers’ Compensation is a complex law that incorporates facets of both personal injury and employment law. Workers’ Compensation covers many different types of laws that range in many different work fields. However, not all employees in every workplace or profession are included under workers’ compensation law.   Many think that workers’ compensation claims come from only construction or manual labor jobs, but claims are present in almost all workforces. For an employee to be covered by Workers’ Compensation, their injury must apply under these two restrictions:   the employee is strictly… Read More ››

How you Can Receive Workers’ Compensation for a Heat Related Injury

By Krasno, Krasno & Onwudinjo | Oct 4, 2017 | Workers Compensation

  Workers’ Compensation for a Heat Related Injury Heatstroke is one of the most common forms of injury that occurs during the summertime. Heatstroke happens when a person’s body temperature rises to 104 degrees when they are out in the sun/heat. If a person suffers from heatstroke and does not receive medical attention immediately, they could have damage to their brain, kidney, heart, or other organs.   Luckily, there are many ways that a person can avoid suffering from heatstroke by either jumping in a pool or the shower, going in the shade, or even going inside to air conditioning.… Read More ››

Depression From Your Job? You Can File For Social Security Disability

By Krasno, Krasno & Onwudinjo | Oct 2, 2017 | Social Security Disability

  Depression from Work Falls Under Disability   According to Forbes, Mental illness short-term disability claims are increasing by 10% annually and mental disorders were at the center of more than 9% of long-term disability claims in 2012.   What exactly causes depression in the workplace? Shift work, long hours, burning out, intimidating or hard to please bosses, or hard to work with customers. These workplace issues often lead to having feelings toward a low way of living life or sense of self-worth.   Jobs that include high risks of stress include healthcare, food service, social work, nursing homes, and/or… Read More ››

Am I Eligible for Workers’ Compensation for a Repetitive Motion Injury?

By Krasno, Krasno & Onwudinjo | Sep 29, 2017 | Workers Compensation

Repetitive Motion Injuries Sitting at a computer all day can cause carpal tunnel syndrome. The American Association of Orthopedics gave many different tips on how to stay away from retaining carpal tunnel from work. The Association recommends different tips for avoiding carpal tunnel in the workplace. Some of these tips include setting your chair at elbow level. Ensure that there is room for both your legs and feet underneath the desk. If your feet are not able to touch the ground, then use a footstool to elevate your feet.   Avoid sitting off center, so you are not off center… Read More ››

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