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May 6, 2019
Information You Need to be Eligible for Disability Benefits

Information You Need to be Eligible for Disability Benefits

No one expects to encounter a disability in their life someday, but when an accident or disease pops up, most people have to make major life changes. Many of these changes are not easy and may require quitting a former job or retiring early. Some people are concerned about their income when they have to resign from a previous position or look for new employment, but there is another solution. Social security benefits (SSD) are offered to people who qualify with a legitimate disability. However, the application process can be tedious in terms of how much information and evidence is […]
April 8, 2019
What Happens to Your SSDI or SSI Benefits When You Go to Prison?

Are There Disability Benefits for Seizures?

Disability benefits are not usually given to people who have only had one seizure, but these benefits may be available for those who have been diagnosed with a seizure disorder like epilepsy. This is because reoccurring seizures can disrupt a person’s performance at work. Depending on what job you have, seizures can place your life or the lives of co-workers in danger. A seizure could lead a crane operator or bus driver to commit a dangerous mistake. Applying for disability benefits can be confusing at times. However, Philadelphia disability lawyers have years of experience with these types of applications and […]
March 25, 2019
Can I Request Work from Home If I Have a Disability?

Can I Request Work from Home If I Have a Disability?

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) supports the idea that granting an employee’s request to work from home is a reasonable accommodation for that employee’s disability. A reasonable accommodation is a change in workplace practices to make the job manageable for employees with disabilities. This accounts for applying for jobs, certain task requirements of a job, and equal opportunity for any benefits the jobs provide to other employees. If you have been denied these rights, talk to a Philadelphia disability lawyer about reasonable accommodations. Limits on Your Request Reasonable accommodations are expected to be made for employees with disabilities that […]