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What To Do If Your Long Term Disability Claim Is Denied

By Steinhardt, Siskind and Lieberman, LLC |

For those who carry long term disability insurance through an employer benefits package, your policy is probably the first place you will turn if you cannot work. LTD benefits provide essential financial support when you are unable to earn an income, regardless of whether your medical condition is related to employment. These plans are… Read More »

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Shocking Details About Correctional Officer Injuries In Maryland

By Steinhardt, Siskind and Lieberman, LLC |

It is common knowledge that police officers face a wide range of on-the-job threats, but there are also significant risks for the correctional officers who oversee inmates after they have been convicted. According to the National Institutes of Health (NIH), employees at jails, prisons, and other correctional institutions have one of the highest rates… Read More »

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Is There A “Lookback” Period For Transfers Under SSI Rules?

By Steinhardt, Siskind and Lieberman, LLC |

The Social Security Administration (SSA) manages two programs that pay benefits to individuals who suffer from a disabling medical condition that prevents them from working, and one is needs-based. Under rules governing the Supplemental Security Income (SSI) program, individuals qualify if their income and assets fall below a minimum threshold established by SSA. In… Read More »

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National Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month: FAQs For Parents Applying For SSI

By Steinhardt, Siskind and Lieberman, LLC |

Every March is National Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month (NDDA), a time to raise awareness about ways to engage people with developmental disabilities in their communities. The event also draws attention to the barriers that these individuals still face, which have the adverse effect of creating separation. The sense of disconnect has an especially unfortunate… Read More »

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Next Steps After A Workers’ Compensation Denial In Maryland

By Steinhardt, Siskind and Lieberman, LLC |

In an ideal world, an employee who is injured on the job or suffering from an occupational disease could file a workers’ compensation claim and receive prompt payment. Unfortunately, the road to getting benefits is not always a smooth one. Your claim may be denied by your employer’s insurance company, perhaps on the grounds… Read More »

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Why Are Maryland Maintenance Workers At High Risk Of Amputation?

By Steinhardt, Siskind and Lieberman, LLC |

Amputations are fortunately a rare form of workplace injuries for Maryland maintenance workers, accounting for just over 6,700 per year according to nationwide data compiled by the US Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). Of course, the fact that they are uncommon does not make the implications any less tragic for employees who suffer amputation… Read More »

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Maryland Woman Indicted For Social Security Fraud Charges

By Steinhardt, Siskind and Lieberman, LLC |

Social Security disability benefits are one of the most important ways individuals with disabling medical conditions can support themselves financially, but the process is prone to abuse. A Maryland woman will find out just how serious disability fraud charges can be, after being indicted by the US Department of Justice (DOJ) on March 3,… Read More »

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Maryland Employer Duties For Employees Working Outdoors In Cold Weather

By Steinhardt, Siskind and Lieberman, LLC |

Bone-chilling cold weather can leave you shivering with chattering teeth in just a few short minutes outside, so you can imagine the implications if you need to work in such conditions. During Maryland winters, it is likely that you will find yourself in such a situation if your job requires outdoor tasks. Humans begin… Read More »

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How Could I Lose SSDI/SSI Disability Benefits After Being Approved?

By Steinhardt, Siskind and Lieberman, LLC |

You breathe a sigh of relief when the Social Security Administration (SSA) approves your application for disability benefits and you are now receiving payments. The amounts you receive through the two primary federal disability programs go a long way to support your needs when you cannot work because of a medical condition. However, approval… Read More »

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Violence In Health Care: Maryland Workers’ Comp Laws Protect Employees

By Steinhardt, Siskind and Lieberman, LLC |

It may come as a surprise to learn about the high incidence of injuries and illnesses among health care workers, but it is even more shocking to learn that workplace violence plays a significant role. The Joint Commission, a nonprofit group that accredits hospitals and health care organizations, reports that employees in this sector… Read More »

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