March 23, 2020
Will Working Affect My Spouse’s Disability Benefits?

Will Working Affect My Spouse’s Disability Benefits?

Disability benefits can be straightforward when they only involve one person but can become complicated when other parties are involved like a spouse and children. Many people wonder whether their disability benefits will be affected if their spouse still has a job or takes up a new job. For some people, the threat of losing disability benefits is a major financial concern.  In reality, whether you keep your benefits or not can depend on your total income and which disability benefits program your spouse is in. Be sure to talk with a Pennsylvania disability lawyer if you have questions about this.  How […]
January 27, 2020
Can I Work and Receive Disability Benefits?

Can I Work and Receive Disability Benefits?

Many people with minor disabilities wonder if they can still work and receive disability insurance. For some people, their job is a major part of their lifework and losing that can be hard to deal with. At the same time, medical expenses and limitations caused by the disability can make choosing disability benefits over work a necessary choice. The good news is that you do not have to always decide on your job or disability benefits. If you work a certain number of hours, you can still receive benefits that can cover missed work and medical costs. Talk to a […]
January 13, 2020
Can I Receive Disability Benefits for Mild TBI?

Can I Receive Disability Benefits for Mild TBI?

Traumatic brain injuries have a variety of causes that range from car accidents to repeated sports injuries. Mild TBIs are often overlooked because their symptoms are not always as obvious or abrupt as symptoms of severe TBIs. However, untreated mild TBIs can come with long term limitations that can negatively impact an individual’s life. Severe enough symptoms may even be considered disabilities. Talk to a Pennsylvania disability lawyer about applying for disability benefits if your head injury has significantly interfered with your job.  Symptoms of Mild TBI Around 75 percent of people who sustain head injuries suffer concussions and mild TBIs. Mild TBIs […]
November 11, 2019
Are Disability Benefits Offered for Musculoskeletal Conditions?

Are Disability Benefits Offered for Musculoskeletal Conditions?

Musculoskeletal conditions like arthritis and back pain can make holding a physically demanding job painful and stressful. For those who are unable to work because of the pain, there may be another way to make a living. Disability insurance offers people with chronic disabilities a certain amount of money each month to compensate for lost income. A disability is considered a chronic condition that causes a mental or physical impairment. Talking with a Pennsylvania disability lawyer can help you figure out if you qualify for these kinds of benefits.  Types of Musculoskeletal Conditions  Common types of musculoskeletal conditions are back pain, soft tissue injuries like sprains […]