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September 2018 Archives

Cash assistance easier to attain for disabled applying for SSD

For those with disabilities, life is a little tougher than for those who do not suffer from a mental or physical disability. While Social Security Disability is a federal aid program designed to help those with disabilities, there are always improvements that can be made to further bolster our disabled population. The Colorado State Board of Human Services unanimously approved a rule that will make Colorado's Aid to the Needy Disabled (AND) program more accessible for Coloradans with disabilities.

Appealing a denied claim for disability benefits

The Social Security Disability appeals process can be critically important for many disabled individuals and their families. Because the majority of initial claims for Social Security Disability benefits are denied, understanding how to wade through the multiple levels of the appeals process is important.

The importance of knowing about workers' compensation benefits

Workers' compensation benefits in Colorado are a vital lifeline for injured workers and their families, which makes them important to understand. Workers in Colorado can suddenly find themselves injured and unable to work, which can mean time without a steady income and an inability to pay bills or afford necessities.

How can Social Security Disability benefits make a difference?

After many year of dedicated work, it's possible your body could fail you. It's not anyone's wish that their health wouldn't be what it once was, but it happens to people. An event may have happened that sent a person's health to a negative place, or it may be an injury that's slowly worsened over time. Whatever the instance, Social Security Disability benefits can help to lessen the impact that an inability to work can have on a person's finances.

The review the process for Social Security disability benefits

Understanding how Social Security disability benefits will be reviewed is important for recipients of disability benefits to understand. The Social Security Administration reviews the medical conditions of those receiving disability benefits from time to time to ensure that they continue to meet the definition of disability.

New study shows common trends in Colorado workers’ compensation

Even though Colorado’s done a lot to decrease the amount of accidents within the last decade, there are still several injuries that tend to follow a particular pattern. While most have come to expect what jobs are more dangerous in the state, they might not consider the most frequent times when an injury happens or what type of accident it is.

Understanding workers' compensation wage and medical benefits

When a worker suffers a workplace injury, it may leave them in the difficult position as medical bills pile up while they are unable to work and earn any wages. It is a difficult position to be in. Depending on the circumstances, injured workers can be unable to work for weeks or months which is why it is important they are familiar with their workers' compensation benefits.