What is the Difference Between SSD and SSI?
The Social Security Administration offers two different programs for individuals who are unable to work because of a physical or mental condition: social security disability (SSD) and supplemental security income (SSI). The key difference is that SSD relies on what you “pay into” the system from your previous employment, while SSI does not. Instead, SSI relies upon… Read More
Looking for Work While Collecting Workers’ Compensation for a Partial Disability
When a partially disabled worker receives workers’ compensation benefits, that worker has a duty to stay “attached to the labor market.” That means that if your doctor says you can do some type of work, even if you can’t do your old job, you have a duty to continue looking for work in order to… Read More