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Lower Back Injuries For Maryland Food Market Employees

By Steinhardt, Siskind and Lieberman, LLC |

There are often stories in the news about horrific workplace accidents, but the most common harm across all industries will probably not garner headlines. According to the Maryland Workers’ Compensation Commission (MD WCC), the highest number of reported cases involves injuries to the lower back. More than 1,500 employees seek benefits for harm to… Read More »

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FAQs About Medical Experts At Social Security Disability Hearings

By Steinhardt, Siskind and Lieberman, LLC |

If your application for Social Security disability was denied, you do have the right to request a review of the decision. Initially, you can ask that the Social Security Administration (SSA) reconsider your claim, especially if you have new medical evidence to present. However, it is likely that you will be going through a… Read More »

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Personal Care Contracts And SSI Eligibility In Maryland

By Steinhardt, Siskind and Lieberman, LLC |

For individuals with a disabling medical condition that prevents them from working, there are two federal programs for disability that the Social Security Administration (SSA) oversees. Supplemental Security Income (SSI) is the needs-based option for individuals. You may qualify if your income and resources are under specified dollar amounts, but the rules prohibit you… Read More »

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What Workers’ Comp Benefits Are Available For Maryland Police Officers?

By Steinhardt, Siskind and Lieberman, LLC |

Maryland police officers at all state, county, and local levels put their lives on the line every day to protect and serve the public, and disturbing statistics reveal the dangers of the job. According to the Maryland Workers’ Compensation Commission (WCC), law enforcement represents the top claims filed in the state every year. There… Read More »

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Three Ways Substantial Gainful Activity Affects Social Security Benefits

By Steinhardt, Siskind and Lieberman, LLC |

Social Security disability benefits aim to provide financial support for those who cannot work or are limited in what they can do because of a medical condition. If you worked for a designated length of time and contributed through your earnings, you may qualify for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI). The main eligibility rules… Read More »

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Workers’ Comp Laws For Maryland Public Safety Employees

By Steinhardt, Siskind and Lieberman, LLC |

Police officers, fire fighters, paramedics, and other first responders face innumerable hazards and threats as part of a day’s work. It is no wonder public safety workers rank high for injury claims. According to the Maryland Workers’ Compensation Commission (MWCC), public safety workers represent around 12 percent of the total workplace injuries reported across… Read More »

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Travel Nurse Trend: Risks Of Misclassification For Maryland Hospital Workers

By Steinhardt, Siskind and Lieberman, LLC |

There is no doubt that there have been some disruptions in the area of health care over the last few years. Some of these factors have spurred a significant increase in the use of travel nurses in Maryland hospitals. Statistics and trends indicate that more nursing professionals are on the move because of opportunities… Read More »

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Facts About SSDI Benefits And Being Self-Employed In Maryland

By Steinhardt, Siskind and Lieberman, LLC |

Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) is a federal program intended to provide financial support to individuals who have a disabling medical condition that prevents them from working. It is one of two disability programs managed by the Social Security Administration (SSA), and SSDI is based upon your work history. You must pay into Social… Read More »

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Recent Updates To SSA’s Compassionate Allowances

By Steinhardt, Siskind and Lieberman, LLC |

Individuals who suffer from disabling medical conditions will usually qualify for Social Security disability if the ailment is expected to last at least a year or lead to death. This medical requirement is a key focus, so Social Security Administration (SSA) officials are meticulous in reviewing applications. Because the lengthy process causes extreme hardship… Read More »

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SSI Program Entry At Age 18: Things To Know

By Steinhardt, Siskind and Lieberman, LLC |

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) is a needs-based disability program that takes into account a person’s income and assets when determining whether to approve benefits, but the rules work differently when comparing children and adults. People under age 18 are generally not capable of earning enough to support themselves regardless of a disabling medical condition,… Read More »

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