February 16, 2019
When a Potential Employer Can Ask About Your Disabilities

When a Potential Employer Can Ask About Your Disabilities

The Interview Process as Someone Who Has a Disability When you interview for a new job, you can end up being quite nervous and stressed. Will your possible new employer like you? Will they see the potential you have? Will they decide you’re the best candidate for the job? These questions are universally asked by job seekers, but for those with disabilities, they can often be a secondary thought when thinking about how the interview process will go. When you have a disability, it can be nerve-wracking to go into an interview and not know what questions are appropriate to […]
February 6, 2019
Disability for Mental Disorders in Pennsylvania

Disability for Mental Disorders in Pennsylvania

When you think about disability claims in Pennsylvania, you probably imagine someone falling off a ladder or throwing their back out lifting something. For people whose experience with impairments is limited to the physical, the only reason they can imagine not working is if their bodies are simply unable to go on walking or carrying. However, people who have struggled with severe anxiety or depression know just how hard it can be to do even the simplest tasks while fighting these and other mental health issues. In fact, you can receive disability insurance benefits for a variety of psychological and […]
January 30, 2019
Can You Be Fired At-Will in Pennsylvania

Can You Be Fired At-Will in Pennsylvania

What is “At-Will” Employment and Termination? Unless you live in Montana or have been told otherwise, you are an “at-will” employee. When you are an “at-will” employee, you basically can be fired, or leave your position on your own, at any time for nearly any reason. This can cause frustrations for both employees and employers. As an at-will employee in Philadelphia, knowing that you can be let go for seemingly no reason at any time is very stressful, especially if you do not get along with your bosses for personal or professional reasons. For an employer, knowing that their employees […]
January 23, 2019
Dangers of Slipping on a Poorly Maintained Icy Sidewalk

Can Anxiety and Depression be Disabilities?

Anxiety and depression are two mental health issues that millions of Americans suffer from every day. These symptoms can be short-lived or can be chronic, depending on factors such as work life, stress, daily tasks, and recent or hard-hitting losses within one’s life. These illnesses can cause a person to experience many different emotions and symptoms that can affect their lives in multiple ways, including their ability to work. When these conditions affect your work life and cause other strains in your personal life, it’s important you take the time to get them attended to and diagnosed so that you […]