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What injured workers need to know about workers' compensation

Injured workers need to be familiar with the resources available to help them through the period of time following their injury while they may be unable to work and are, at the same time, incurring medical expenses. Workers' compensation for injured workers can be essential for injured workers and their families to help them get through a difficult period of time.

Apply for Social Security disability under a spouse's work record

This blog recently took a close look at work history requirements to qualify for Social Security disability benefits. One option that is important to note is that in some circumstances, family members may be able to claim these important benefits based on the work history of another party.

A closer look at work history requirements for SSD benefits

Having the appropriate work history is necessary to qualify for Social Security disability benefits. Yet, this is not as well understood as the medical condition requirement. Unfortunately, the possibility of becoming disabled is very real, as studies reveal that one in four 20 year olds will become disabled prior to turning 67, which is why these benefits can be of critical importance.

Safe workplaces needed as workers still suffer workplace dangers

Jobs including landscaping, roofing, highway construction and construction are still the deadliest jobs according to federal data. In Colorado, from January 2017 to September 2018, there were a total of 19 worker deaths. Nine of the workplace deaths were due to falls. Employers were issued a little over $301,000 in fines related to the deaths.

Does my anxiety disorder qualify for social security disability?

The mind-body connection can create a revolving cycle of good and positive benefits throughout, or negative and harmful triggers and manifestations. These two extremes depend largely on your state-of-mind. Your thoughts of anxiety or faith can either flood your body with stress hormones (cortisol), or calm, love-filled hormones (oxytocin).

Help with lost income for injured workers

One of the biggest concerns injured workers and their families may have following a workplace accident and workplace injury is how they will support themselves and their families while they are unable to work. Fortunately, workers' compensation benefits in Colorado include lost income benefits to help injured workers.

How to effectively plan to apply for SSD benefits

Unfortunately, two thirds of applications for Social Security disability (SSD) benefits are initially denied. Because of the importance of these benefits to many disabled individuals, it is important for disabled applicants to be familiar with how to put forward a strong application for Social Security disability benefits.

Worker killed in fatal Colorado workplace accident

Workers' compensation benefits provide resources for those impacted by workplace accidents. A 54-year-old man was recently killed in a workplace accident on the front range. The fatal workplace accident occurred when the victim was struck in the chest by a piece of wood thrown from a machine. The man worked for a company that manufactured custom doors. He was taken to a local hospital following the workplace accident where he was pronounced dead.