accepting public benefits or benefits
Welt, Esq. (April 2015)
other public disability benefits may reduce your Social Security Disability
benefits so it is important that you consult a Social
Security Disability attorney before you accept any other disability settlements.
If you are using another attorney for something other than Social Security
Disability please let your attorney know that I will be happy to offer free consultation
so that you receive the benefits you deserve for your disability, illness or
obtaining Social Security Disability benefits, the process for filing a Workers’ Compensation claim involves many strict deadlines
that can affect whether you obtain benefits and how much you receive. You also
need information from your employer and a physician about your injury. Our law office is familiar with the laws, the dates, the regulations and the policies
that you need to know to receive your benefits.
- Your employer must provide
Workers’ Compensation insurance.
- Your occupation must have
played a role in your
injury or illness.
- You must be an official
to employees. Freelancers, volunteers and some independent contractors cannot
receive Workers’ Compensation, though there are sometimes exceptions for
designated you as an independent contractor, you may still be eligible for
Workers’ Comp benefits. If you filled out a W-4 instead of a 1099, there is a
good chance that you qualify for Workers’ Compensation.
is another set of rules to follow if your
employer refuses to comply. We can help you decide which forms you need.