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Using Evidence To Establish A Mental Disorder, Part 2

Social Security considers evidence of mental disorders from the following five categories: Evidence from medical source; Evidence from the applicant and people who know the applicant; Evidence from school, vocational training, work, and work-related programs; Longitudinal evidence; and Evidence of functioning in unfamiliar situations or supportive situations. Social Security requires evidence from an acceptable medical

Using Evidence To Establish A Mental Disorder, Part 2 2017-03-14T19:45:12+00:00

How Workers’ Compensation & Other Benefits Affect Your Social Security Benefits

In certain circumstances, workers may be eligible to receive both Social Security disability benefits and workers' compensation benefits as a result of a work-related illness or injury. However, workers’ compensation and other public disability benefits may reduce or offset Social Security benefits. The rules related to the calculation of worker’s compensation offsets are complex and

How Workers’ Compensation & Other Benefits Affect Your Social Security Benefits 2017-01-06T17:15:06+00:00

Should I Hire a Long-Term Disability Attorney?

Every application for long term disability benefits requires the consideration of an extensive list of factors. Disability cases are complicated and time-consuming. The interim period between application and award requires the strict observance of formalities, details, time limits, and other deadlines. The Sullivan Law Office provides over forty years of experience in all types of

Should I Hire a Long-Term Disability Attorney? 2016-07-29T16:15:49+00:00

Why Employers Should File Workers’ Compensation Claims ASAP

There are many reasons why you may not want to file a workers' compensation claim for an employee right away, but you shouldn't delay.  An employee's injury wasn't all that serious and they returned to work in just a couple of days, an employee 's injury was so catastrophic that you are still trying to

Why Employers Should File Workers’ Compensation Claims ASAP 2016-02-04T16:21:32+00:00

How Safety Violations Affect Workers’ Compensation Benefits Part 2

Safety violations can have a direct impact on your workers' compensation benefits.  Have you had a chance to read our latest blog yet? If you have, then you already know that safety violations can have a big impact on your workers' compensation benefits in Louisville. Previously, we focused primarily on how an employer's intentional safety

How Safety Violations Affect Workers’ Compensation Benefits Part 2 2015-11-09T18:43:44+00:00

How Safety Violations Affect Workers’ Compensation Benefits

Not all workers' compensation cases are treated the exact same way. There are many things that could alter the outcome of your workers' compensation case in Louisville, but one of the biggest is a safety violation. If you or your employer knowingly violate the safety standards in your workplace, it can have a huge impact

How Safety Violations Affect Workers’ Compensation Benefits 2015-11-06T18:19:20+00:00

Do You Need a Workers’ Compensation Lawyer?

Workers' compensation seems like it should be straightforward, but unfortunately, it can become complicated.  That is why the answer to the question, "Do you need a workers' compensation lawyer?" isn't a simple yes or no. The complexity of your case and the severity of your injuries are both important things to consider when determining if

Do You Need a Workers’ Compensation Lawyer? 2015-10-05T16:44:45+00:00

Tips for Handling Your Independent Medical Examination Part 2

Your IME is important for worker's compensation.  If you have had a chance to read our latest blog, then you already how what an independent medical examination (IME) is and why it is important for your worker's compensation benefits. We also went over a few tips on how to prepare for your IME. Keep reading

Tips for Handling Your Independent Medical Examination Part 2 2015-09-11T19:32:26+00:00

Tips for Handling Your Independent Medical Examination

When you file a worker's compensation claim, you might be required to attend an independent medical examination (IME). IMEs are usually requested when there is a question or a dispute about whether you are entitled to benefits or not. Your IME will play a huge part in being approved for worker's compensation benefits, and that

Tips for Handling Your Independent Medical Examination 2015-09-07T17:29:15+00:00

What Happens if Your Injury Was Your Fault?

Does it affect your benefits if the injury was your fault? Have you had a chance to read our latest blog yet? If you have, then you know that if your injury was a result of an intentional safety violation on the part of your employer, you could see a thirty percent increase in benefits!

What Happens if Your Injury Was Your Fault? 2015-08-07T21:33:53+00:00