You may know that individuals who have medical conditions that prevent them from working may have a rightful claim to disability benefits. However, you may not know that this also applies for individuals who suffer from severe cases of certain chronic conditions.
Did you suffer an injury while at work or become ill due to toxic exposure on the job? You may know that injured Ohio workers have the right to seek benefits through an employers' workers' compensation insurance, but you may not know what to do if your claim comes back denied.
Some jobs come with certain risks, and the men and women employed in these positions know that they may face a higher chance of suffering an injury. However, few Ohio workers may consider the risk involved with dangerous exposure to toxic and dangerous substances. For some, the consequences of this may not be evident until years, even decades later.
If you suffer injuries in a workplace accident, you may be aware of the fact that you have a rightful claim to workers' compensation benefits. However, you may be less sure of your rights and options if you are currently suffering from the impact of a cumulative trauma injury that is the result of your job.
While dealing with the Social Security Administration (SSA) can be a complex ― and often maddening ― process, recognizing the differences and distinctions between the various laws and benefits can make the ordeal downright impossible.