What is the Difference Between SSD and SSI?

There are several different types of Social Security Disability benefits/programs. The two most common types are Social Security Disability Benefits (SSD) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI). Social Security Disability is the most commonly-recognized disability benefit. To qualify for SSD, an applicant must first meet the Social Security Administration’s definition of “disabled.” The Social Security Administration deems you […]

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New Jersey Workers’ Compensation Lawyers: Nurse Assaulted by Patient at New Jersey Hospital

Recently, a 29-year-old patient at Meadowlands Hospital Medical Center in Secaucus, New Jersey lashed out at hospital staff, kicking a nurse in the stomach, and spitting at a security guard. When the police arrived on the scene around 4:00 a.m., the patient violently resisted arrest, head-butting the officer. About three hours later, while the patient […]

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Do I Need a Lawyer to File for Social Security Disability Benefits?

If you are physically or mentally disabled and can no longer work, you may be eligible for disability benefits—income that can help your family pull through the tough times you are experiencing. Filing for Social Security Disability benefits can be daunting and intimidating. Applicants must fill out seemingly endless forms filled with language that can […]

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New Jersey Workers’ Compensation Lawyers Discuss OSHA Workplace Reporting Requirements

Starting soon, new workplace reporting requirements, pursuant to Federal Occupational Safety and Health Association (OSHA) regulations, will take effect on August 10, 2016 and January 1, 2017. OSHA recently issued a final rule to modernize injury data collection responsibilities for employers that will better inform workers, employers, the public and OSHA about workplace hazards. The […]

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