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How to Gain Social Security Disability and Supplemental Security Income

If you are currently planning to leave a nursing home or other institution where you are receiving Medicaid support, chances are will need help transitioning. This is especially true when it comes to determining what type of financial support you will need, if you have questions about your SSI (Supplemental Security Income) or other financial questions. Eligibility questions are often the most challenging to deal with when you are first living on your own. Using a prerelease procedure, if you are moving back into the community after you have been hospitalized, living in a nursing home or even jailed, you can apply for SSI benefits before your release. To seek guidance, it may be helpful to contact a social security disability attorney Nassau.The Social Security Administration (SSA) has specific arrangements for prerelease agreements. The process allows applicants to apply for benefits up to several months prior to their release. They...
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Recent Study Displays Benefits to Change in NY Workers Compensation System

A recent article in Claims Journal demonstrates how the reforms set into place in 2007 New York workers compensation are reaching their goals. The latest study by the Workers Compensation Research Institute (WCRI) is the key to seeing the reforms reach their objectives.This recent study by the WCRI makes the fifth in a series that is keeping a close eye on the New York reforms. The plan states that the increase in benefits has led New York to achieve rates that are closer to national norms. The percentages of injured workers who receive benefits have also reduced.At Robert Golan, PC, we help you navigate the complex laws of workers compensation. As a Long Island workers compensation lawyer, we offer a free consultation to discuss your case....
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High New York Worker Compensation Assessments Report Released

According to a recent Insurance Journal article, New York worker compensation assessment rate is about five times the nation's average surcharge. The current 18.8 percent in New York doubles the tax of 8.8 in Minnesota, for example. The tax on workers compensation premiums funds New York's bloated system, according to the article.In the report, New York has increased the tax to employers over the last three years. The report discusses the increasing costs of providing workers compensation in New York.If you have suffered a work related injury, you can receive the benefits you need to support yourself and your family. Having these New York worker compensation assessments in place ensures that workers will receive the benefits they're entitled to when a claim is awarded....
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