Applying for disability benefits through Social Security can be a complicated, stressful process. It can be even more complicated for people with conditions that are not immediately identifiable as disabling.
When you suffer a disabling injury or illness and cannot work, securing benefits is crucial. For man, this includes disability benefits from Social Security. These benefits can replace a portion of your wages and cover necessary medical care.
Workplace accidents happen every year, no matter what steps people take to prevent them. After all, that is why they are called accidents. However, there are certain industries that see more accidents, and accidents that are more common than others.
No one wants to receive only two-thirds of their paycheck forever. But how do you decide when it is time to return to work after an injury? If you are worried about making your injury worse by going back to work too soon, you are not alone. Workers' compensation laws in Illinois offer options for injured workers to try going back to work without losing their benefits if the return doesn't go smoothly.