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How do workers' compensation benefits affect SSD benefits?

It may seem obvious that certain occupations have the propensity to lead to injuries, such as occupations where a person works with heavy equipment, with dangerous chemicals or at great heights. However, even people with office jobs could be injured at work, for example, if they trip over something on the ground or strain to lift something heavy. When a person from Newark is injured at work, they may wonder whether they should seek workers' compensation benefits or Social Security disability benefits, or both. When determining what course of action to take, it is important to understand how workers' compensation benefits affect Social Security disability benefits.

What are some symptoms of multiple sclerosis?

The brain and spinal cord are essential to the normal functioning of the human body. If a person in Newark suffers from a condition that affects these systems, it can eventual lead to a disability. For example, multiple sclerosis is a disease that affects a person's central nervous system. However, not everyone with multiple sclerosis exhibits the same symptoms. Instead there are a variety of symptoms that a person with multiple sclerosis may have at any given time.

Will new rule adversely affect those seeking SSD benefits?

It is an unfortunate fact that the safety-net our government has for those who become disabled can be difficult to obtain, even for those in New Jersey who truly need it. In the United States, less than 50 percent of individuals who seek Social Security Disability (SSD) benefits are approved. Even if they get a hearing, it could take on average of 600 days before their case goes before a judge.

How does schizophrenia affect its victim?

Many Americans throughout the country have heard of the mental condition schizophrenia, but what exactly is it and how does it affect its victim? Schizophrenia falls into three symptom categories - positive symptoms, negative symptoms and cognitive symptoms.

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