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

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  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

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  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

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  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 ››

Social Security Disability Insurance Vs. Supplemental Security Insurance

By Krasno, Krasno & Onwudinjo | Sep 27, 2017 | Social Security Disability

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The biggest difference between Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Insurance (SSI) is the financial requirements for those that are disabled. It is hard for many to understand the difference between the two programs, but we have described both programs in detail below.   Requirements and Explanation of SSDI Most of the funding for Social Security Disability comes from federal taxes. This means that SSDI is deducted from every paycheck and you will not see it until you need it. Depending on the number of years that you work, your contributions to what is known as, the trust… Read More ››

Why You Need a Workers’ Comp Attorney and How to Choose One

By Krasno, Krasno & Onwudinjo | Sep 25, 2017 | Workers Compensation

If you or anybody you know has been injured at work, under Philadelphia law, the organization is in charge of giving pay for the wounds maintained. That being expressed, there are a couple of supervisors and even protection organizations that will deny or restrict the points of interest that are paid out to specialists when they are hurt at work.   They do this by either attesting that their laborer was truly hurt outside of the workplace or that the injuries are fundamentally less real than portrayed by the delegate. This is the time that procuring a qualified legal advisor… Read More ››

Workers’ Comp Lawyer: Why You Need One and How They Can Help

By Krasno, Krasno & Onwudinjo | Sep 22, 2017 | Workers Compensation

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  Why You Need an Experienced Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Attorney Pennsylvania’s workers’ compensation laws are intricate, which can make it troublesome for a harmed representative to document a case all individually. For instance, neglecting to tell a business of damage inside a specific time allotment can result in a claim being thrown out.   Having the counsel of an attorney can enable harmed employees to dodge these types of mistakes, so on the off chance that you were as of late harmed at work, you should speak with an accomplished workers’ compensation lawyer who can walk you through the documenting… Read More ››

Workers’ Compensation Myths: What is the Truth and What is False?

By Krasno, Krasno & Onwudinjo | Sep 20, 2017 | Workers Compensation

Myths of Workers’ Compensation Most employees do not realize that they are eligible for workers’ compensation when they are hurt at work. However, many employees often receive less than they are entitled to due to the lack of knowledge they have regarding workers’ compensation myths. In this blog, we have attempted to decode the many myths that surround workers’ compensation.   #1: Employees are always eligible for workers’ compensation benefits, regardless of how their injury occurred. Although the workers’ compensation system runs by a “no-fault” system, there are often many situations that prove that you cannot receive benefits. Despite this, most injuries… Read More ››

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