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Occupational Diseases and Disability Benefits: Securing Financial Stability

Workers’ compensation offers vital benefits for people who are hurt on the job. However, workers who suffer from occupational diseases often need long-term solutions to protect their financial stability. This may come in the form of workers’ compensation disability benefits, Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI), or both. Our workers’ compensation lawyers at Nappa, Monterosso & …

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Challenges in Proving Occupational Disease Claims: How a Lawyer Can Help

Work-related illnesses and injuries can turn your world upside down. It’s important to get the workers’ compensation benefits you deserve, but proving that conditions like lung cancer or carpal tunnel syndrome are directly related to your job can be challenging. Our occupational disease lawyers at Nappa, Monterosso & Poznansky, LLP, help clients in New York …

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Occupational Diseases and New York Workers Compensation Claims

Whether a work injury involves a warehouse accident or an occupational illness, employees have the right to file a workers’ compensation claim in New York. However, occupational disease claims can be challenging, as you must show that your condition is directly related to your job duties. At Nappa, Monterosso & Poznansky, LLP, our worker’s compensation …

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What Is the Social Security Disability 5-Year Rule?

Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) can be a lifesaver for those who are unable to work due to an injury or illness. However, it can be challenging to understand the complex rules that apply to certain SSDI cases. At Nappa Monterosso & Poznansky, LLP, our Social Security Disability attorneys help clients in the greater NYC …

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Understanding the Social Security Disability Compassionate Allowances Program

Being unable to work because of an illness, injury, or disability can put you in a precarious financial situation. At Nappa, Monterosso & Poznansky, LLP, our Social Security Disability lawyers are dedicated to helping clients in the greater NYC area receive the benefits they need. Here, we explain the Social Security Disability Compassionate Allowances program …

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Understanding Work Credits for Social Security Disability

Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) is a vital safety net that provides financial support to people who can’t work due to a disability. To qualify for SSDI benefits, applicants must meet certain eligibility criteria, and one of the key components is the accumulation of Social Security work credits. Understanding how many work credits you need …

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Social Security Disability Rules After Age 50

Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) is available to people with an illness or injury that impedes their ability to work. If you’re older and considering applying for this program, it’s important to know how Social Security Disability rules after age 50 differ from requirements for younger applicants. The Social Security disability attorneys at Nappa, Monterosso …

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Can You Collect SSDI and Workers’ Compensation at the Same Time?

Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and New York workers’ compensation benefits can be collected at the same time. However, even if you qualify for both it’s important to understand that the benefits you receive from each program can be affected by the other. That’s why it’s vital to seek the counsel of an experienced SSDI …

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Can You Work While Receiving Social Security Disability?

If you’re considering getting a job while receiving Social Security Disability benefits, it’s important to understand the rules for working while on SSDI. Although the Social Security Administration (SSA) recognizes the importance of empowering people to reenter the workforce when possible, there are income limits and other conditions that can affect your SSDI benefits. Our …

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SSI vs. SSDI: What’s the Difference?

Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) are both federal programs that provide financial assistance to people with disabilities. While the aims of these programs are similar, they differ in their eligibility criteria, such as employment history requirements and other factors. At Nappa, Monterosso & Poznansky, LLP, our SSDI attorneys help injured …

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