Social Security Disability and Louisiana Workers’ Compensation Claims
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Social Security Disability
What is the difference between Social Security Disability (SSD) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits?
SSD is a benefit that can be received if a person has worked long enough and paid a sufficient amount of social security taxes within a certain period of time before they became disabled. SSI is a disability benefit for those who don’t meet the work requirements for SSD and also have very limited assets.
How do I apply for SSD or SSI benefits?
You can apply for SSD benefits by phone, online at www.ssa.gov or you can go to your local Social Security Administration (SSA) Office. However, you must personally go to the SSA Office to apply for SSI benefits.
What is a workers’ compensation claim in Louisiana?
It is a legal claim you can make against your employer and their workers’ compensation insurance carrier if you are injured as a result of an accident while at work. The accident must be an identifiable event. However, there are some injuries that may not be caused by a specific identifiable event but are related to a particular trade or occupation. In certain occupations, conditions like carpal tunnel could result in a workers compensation claim.
How do I start a Louisiana workers’ compensation claim?
You should immediately report any accident, injury or occupational disease to your employer. Your employer should report this to their worker’s compensation insurance carrier, which should start an investigation into your claim. If your employer or their insurance company do not respond to your report within a short time, you should seek out the services of an experiences workers’ compensation attorney. Such an attorney can contact the employer and insurance company and if necessary, can file a lawsuit with the Louisiana Office of Workers’ Compensation.
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Social Security Disability: Louisiana, East Texas (including Marshall, Tyler, Longview, Texarkana and surrounding areas) & Southwest Arkansas (including Texarkana, Magnolia, El Dorado and surrounding areas)