You or a family member may have suffered an injury at work. An injured worker may seek monetary compensation for their injuries. Some individuals suffer permanent disability and others suffer temporary disability. The American Disability Action Group can help you with every aspect of your disability case.
Common Examples of Permanent Disability
Many different types of injuries may lead to an individual suffering a permanent disability. The following are some of the most common examples of injuries associated with disability cases:
- Organ damage
- Stress injuries
- Limb loss
- Nerve damage
- Neck injuries
- Spinal cord injuries
- Traumatic brain injuries
- Head injuries
Permanent disability may cause emotional distress and physical problems that can affect every part of an individual’s life. You may not be able to participate in fundamental activities such as shopping, bathing, working, and cleaning. Long-term physical rehabilitation and therapy are often necessary to help individuals learn to adapt to living with a permanent disability.
The Benefits of Retaining a Disability Lawyer
Retaining a disability lawyer can provide you with numerous benefits. You will be able to take advantage of attorney-client privilege and attorney-client confidentiality. The communications between you and your disability lawyer will remain privileged. Opposing counsel cannot discover what you share with your attorney. If you do not retain an attorney, then defense lawyers may try to get your case dismissed.
Having a knowledgeable disability lawyer on your side will also help you save time and energy not pursuing objectives that are likely to be a waste of time. Attorneys acquire experience over time, and you can gain experience from this knowledge by consulting with a skilled disability lawyer who understands how to present your case in the best possible manner.
Workers’ Compensation and Disability Cases
You may also need to retain a workers’ compensation lawyer if you have a disability. Speaking to a disability lawyer will provide you with guidance related to a potential workers’ compensation claim. A workers’ compensation case may affect your applications for social security disability insurance and supplemental security income.
Social Security Disability Insurance Application
The Social Security Administration manages Social Security Disability Insurance. Many individuals apply through local social security offices. Medical evidence is important to your application, and you have the right to appeal the decision if your application is denied.
An administrative law judge holds a hearing, listens to testimony, and reviews the case file. Expert witnesses often participate during these hearings. At the end of the hearing, the administrative law judge will decide if you are disabled and whether or not you may receive Social Security Disability benefits.
Contact the American Disability Action Group Today to Schedule a Free Consultation
We have years of experience representing clients in disability cases. You may feel overwhelmed and frustrated if you are having problems dealing with the different aspects of disability law. Contact us today to schedule a free consultation during which we can discuss the facts of your case.
You can benefit from understanding all the legal options available to you. Reach out to us today so you can enforce your legal rights and make sure that you have an effective premises disability case plan that will benefit you. Some aspects of disability law are time-sensitive and therefore the sooner you act the sooner you can begin protecting your legal rights.