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Cardinal Law Partners November 25, 2020
Have you recently applied for SSD benefits? If you were approved for Social Security Disability benefits, you might think you have backpay and retroactive benefits on the way. What you may not be aware of, however, is that past due payments sometimes make you eligible for two separate forms. Many people don’t know that there[...]
Cardinal Law Partners November 23, 2020
Applying for Social Security Disability or SSD benefits is an involved process. Some people wait months after they submit an application to get a response. It can be both financially and emotionally devastating to find out that Social Security Disability benefits have been denied, but that may not be the end of the road. If[...]
Cardinal Law Partners November 6, 2020
Ask your average North Carolinian on the street what occupation they would most often associate with workplace injuries and you’ll likely hear answers involving construction, police, carpentry, warehouse workers, heavy machinery, road workers, etc. Chances are, not many people would say that retail workers are among some of the most dangerous of occupations.  That said, just a few years ago, the[...]
Cardinal Law Partners November 4, 2020
Workers’ compensation cases can be in-depth, complicated, and sometimes challenging. In North Carolina, workers’ compensation is designed as a mandatory insurance program to provide compensation for employees who are injured on the job. There are regulations in place to cover things like long-term disability, lost wages, and medical care resulting from work related injuries.   If an employee is injured at work, however, and it is determined that they will need physical[...]
Cardinal Law Partners November 2, 2020
Disability affects an average of one in every six working Americans.  It often results in financial hardship.  Disabled individuals face unique challenges such as limited work abilities, long-lasting impairments, and more.  Supplemental Security Income and Social Security disability insurance are essential for more than 12 million people. America’s Social Security system offers critical lifelines through[...]
Cardinal Law Partners October 28, 2020
Your occupation may include repetitive stress as part of your everyday activities. While repetitive stress injuries such as carpal tunnel syndrome are common in the workplace, they are often covered under workers’ compensation laws. If your workers’ compensation claim for carpal tunnel syndrome is denied, the first thing to do is seek legal representation. We’ll[...]