Can I Get Workers’ Compensation Benefits and Severance Pay?
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by Christa Frank High, Esquire
2M ago
Suppose you receive workers’ compensation wage loss benefits and were hurt in Pennsylvania. In that case, your Employer is generally entitled to credit for any severance or separation payments it makes to you. However, the Employer is only entitled to a credit for the net amount you receive—not the gross amount it paid. So, the short […] The post Can I Get Workers’ Compensation Benefits and Severance Pay? appeared first on Law Offices of Daniel J. Siegel LLC ..read more
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Social Security Compassionate Allowances – The Disorders That Fast-Track Your Disability Application
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by Christa Frank High, Esquire
4M ago
The application process for Social Security Disability benefits and Supplemental Security Income is incredibly long—taking approximately two years until you actually receive benefits. We are often asked if there is anything we can do to expedite the process. Other than responding promptly to any requests for information and attending physical examinations when scheduled, the process […] The post Social Security Compassionate Allowances – The Disorders That Fast-Track Your Disability Application appeared first on Law Offices of Daniel J. Siegel LLC ..read more
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Voters Should Vote YES to Retain Delaware County & Superior Judges on November 7th
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by Daniel J. Siegel, Esquire
7M ago
I am a lifelong registered Democrat. I am also proud that I rarely vote for a straight-party ticket because I believe in voting for the best person regardless of party. When I was an elected Commissioner in Haverford, I ruffled feathers because I did not always vote the “party line” and continued, at times, to […] The post Voters Should Vote YES to Retain Delaware County & Superior Judges on November 7th appeared first on Law Offices of Daniel J. Siegel LLC ..read more
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Is Your Power of Attorney Valid?
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by Christa Frank High, Esquire
7M ago
People fall in and out of favor with one another all the time. Families can be complicated and do not always get along. These relationships and their changes often affect your estate planning and to whom you give authority over your affairs. This makes it essential that your estate documents are valid and clear. The […] The post Is Your Power of Attorney Valid? appeared first on Law Offices of Daniel J. Siegel LLC ..read more
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Are Social Security Judges Getting Disability & SSI Applications Wrong? Yes – In 6 Out of 10 Cases, According to One Report.
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by Christa Frank High, Esquire
11M ago
According to a Washington Post Report, Federal Judges Have Found Fault With 60 Percent of the Social Security Disability Appeals They Review The process of applying for Social Security Disability benefits and Supplemental Security Income is a very long one and can take two years from the time you apply until you get a decision from an […] The post Are Social Security Judges Getting Disability & SSI Applications Wrong? Yes – In 6 Out of 10 Cases, According to One Report. appeared first on Law Offices of Daniel J. Siegel LLC ..read more
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Social Security Disability – What Are The Most Common Causes of Disability?
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by Daniel J. Siegel, Esquire
1y ago
Our office handles numerous Social Security Disability and SSI benefits claims. We always were aware that the majority of clients seeking benefits had neck, back and joint problems that caused their disabilities. Now we know for sure. According to the Social Security Administration, the five leading diagnostic groups (the categories of conditions for which clients […] The post Social Security Disability – What Are The Most Common Causes of Disability? appeared first on Law Offices of Daniel J. Siegel LLC ..read more
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Need a Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Attorney – Hire the Firm Nearly 100 Other WC Firms Hire
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by Daniel J. Siegel, Esquire
1y ago
Read a law firm’s website, and they will convince you they are the best Pennsylvania workers’ compensation firm, or the best at whatever area of law they practice. That’s called advertising. But there is no way to know who is the best workers’ compensation lawyer or which firm is the best. Certainly, firms spend millions […] The post Need a Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Attorney – Hire the Firm Nearly 100 Other WC Firms Hire appeared first on Law Offices of Daniel J. Siegel LLC ..read more
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Injured Workers Entitled to Reimbursement for Medical Marijuana Under the Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Act
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by Christa Frank High, Esquire
1y ago
Medical Marijuana Can Be an Effective Treatment for Injured Workers in Pennsylvania Medically-prescribed medical marijuana is an effective way to relieve pain. Thanks to two recent decisions by Pennsylvania’s Commonwealth Court, workers’ compensation insurers must pay for the treatment. This decision makes sense. After all, injured workers often experience a lot of pain because of […] The post Injured Workers Entitled to Reimbursement for Medical Marijuana Under the Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Act appeared first on Law Offices of Daniel J. Siegel LLC ..read more
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Stop Social Security Scams! Today – March 9th – Is National Slam the Scam Day!
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by Christa Frank High, Esquire
1y ago
The Social Security Administration declared March 9, 2023, National Slam the Scam Day. The goal is to prevent scammers from stealing your money and personal information. We work very hard to help you obtain Social Security Disability and Supplemental Security Income benefits, and we understand that receiving these benefits is essential to your well-being. That […] The post Stop Social Security Scams! Today – March 9th – Is National Slam the Scam Day! appeared first on Law Offices of Daniel J. Siegel LLC ..read more
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The Social Security Administration Determines Whether You Are Entitled to Disability Benefits Using a Reference Created in 1977
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by Christa Frank High, Esquire
1y ago
Imagine being unable to work because of a disability. After paying into the system for decades, you apply for Social Security Disability benefits. After waiting what seems like forever, an Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) schedules your hearing, and in attendance is a vocational expert (VE). During the hearing, the ALJ asks the vocational expert whether […] The post The Social Security Administration Determines Whether You Are Entitled to Disability Benefits Using a Reference Created in 1977 appeared first on Law Offices of Daniel J. Siegel LLC ..read more
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