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Social Security disability benefits denied -- what now?

For many people in West Palm Beach, their income-earning abilities are their most significant assets. The Social Security Administration says 25 in every 100 Americans become disabled before they turn 67. Those who can no longer work, and meet the criteria for Social Security Disability Insurance could be eligible for approximately 40% of their annual income.

Truck accident proves fatal when hot asphalt

Driving on Florida highways can be stressful, especially when there are a lot of large trucks on the road. Often, unsafe lane changes or sudden steering adjustments result in an accident. It was after 10 p.m. on a recent Thursday night when a truck accident occurred on I-95. Sadly, the incident resulted in a fatality.

Waiting for your disability benefits

An illness or injury that takes away your ability to do the things you used to do can be frustrating, but it may also rob you of your capacity to earn the money you need to pay your bills and meet your obligations. If you have others who depend on you, they may also suffer if you must leave your job.

Workers' compensation: Were you in a confined space accident?

Florida employers cannot send workers into confined spaces unless they have received confined space training and certification. While injuries occurring in confined spaces in the workplace are rare, if it happens, there is a high likelihood of fatality. Not only might a worker be at risk in a confined space, but if he or she gets stuck or runs into trouble, any rescuer that enters the space to assist might also be at risk.

What do you need to apply for disability benefits?

When an illness or physical condition keeps you from working, it can take a financial toll on your Florida family. You need to be able to support yourself and your loved ones, and you need income to pay for your daily needs and medical care. Because of these reasons, you may decide it is in your interests to file for disability benefits through the Social Security Administration.

2 Florida men dead after workplace accident

In Florida and beyond, construction work typically ranks high on most lists for dangerous jobs. Many construction sites are near traffic, thus placing workers at risk for getting struck by a moving vehicle. Heavy machinery, working from high scaffolds and other issues also increase the risk of personal injury on the job. A recent workplace accident resulted in two fatalities.

Do you know the right course of action after an accident?

The aftermath of a car accident can be overwhelming. You may be driving down the road, and the next instant you may find yourself sitting in a damaged vehicle wondering what happened. What you do next matters, whether it's at the scene of the accident or in the days and weeks following.

These symptoms suggest traumatic brain injury

Do you have a high tolerance for pain? Maybe you're the type of person who may not be feeling well but plows through your usual daily duties as best you can, as long as you're not running a fever. There are definitely benefits to being able to withstand discomfort; however, in certain circumstances, there may be a downside as well. For instance, if you are involved in a motor vehicle collision or Florida workplace accident, your injuries may not be immediately apparent.

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