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Can I Sue My Employer for My Work Injury?

Work injuries both severe and seemingly small have the potential to create substantial problems for injured workers, both medical and financial. Dealing with these obstacles often stirs up a lot of emotions in the injured worker, motivating them to take legal action against their employer. This is especially the case when the employer is less […]

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What Will a Work Injury Mean for Me?

A work injury is the last thing anyone expects to happen to them. Big or small, work injuries have the potential to change the course of your career and even your life. Besides the worry of physical recovery, many injured workers find themselves wondering how they will fare financially. Questions are likely to arise such […]

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How Does Long Term Disability Work with Social Security Disability?

Unlike Social Security Disability, which is a federal program, long-term disability (and short-term) policies are usually purchased privately through your employer or an insurance agent. This is why rules surrounding long-term disability policies can vary greatly amongst themselves, and also when compared to SSD. If you find yourself unable to work due to a disability, […]

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What is Temporary Total Disability Benefits?

What is a Temporary Total Disability (TTD)? Under workers’ compensation benefits, there are many types of disability including temporary total disability, permanent partial disability, and permanent total disability. Temporary total disability describes a work-related injury or illness that renders an employee totally unable to temporarily return to their former position of employment. In other words, […]

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What is Permanent Partial Disability?

When you file a claim for workers’ compensation benefits due to an injury or illness you are entitled to a variety of benefits depending on your circumstances. These benefits can pay your medical expenses related to your work-related injuries as well as a portion of your regular weekly salary when you are unable to return […]

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What is Permanent Total Disability?

What is Permanent Total Disability? Although the hope is that a work-related accident will result in a quick, full recovery, in some cases, an injured worker is permanently disabled as a result of a work-related injury or illness. When a work-related injury prevents you from returning to any form of gainful employment, you may qualify […]

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What are Vocational Rehabilitation Services in Ohio?

What are Vocational Rehabilitation Services in Ohio? Returning to or maintaining work after an injury in Toledo, Ohio often comes with many obstacles, both physical and practical in nature. The stated purpose of vocational rehabilitation (voc rehab) programs are to help injured workers successfully return to work and sustain employment. Multiple vendors competing for services […]

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Can I Reapply for Social Security Disability (SSDI)?

Can I reapply for Social Security Disability (SSDI)? The short answer is yes. There is no fixed limit to how many times you can submit an application. However, the specific circumstances of your case may mean that submitting a new application is not your best option. Timing in conjunction with medical evidence and the counsel […]

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What Are The Most Common Issues in Workers’ Compensation Cases

What are the Most Common Issues in Toledo Workers’ Compensation Cases? While workers’ compensation insurance is a requirement for employers in the state of Ohio, those injured on the job often find they are facing workers’ compensation issues. Perhaps a legitimate claim is denied and an appeal needs to be filed. Perhaps the claim was […]

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