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Is Age a Factor in Social Security Disability Claims?

If a disability prevents you from working on a full-time basis, it is crucial that you are able to secure the maximum amount of financial support through all available programs. A Social Security disability claim is one of your primary options. The Social Security Administration (SSA) reports that nearly 10 million people nationwide receive Social …

Can I Get Workers’ Compensation Benefits for Pain and Suffering?

Were you hurt in the workplace in Arizona? You are certainly not alone. The Arizona Department of Health Services reports that tens of thousands of workers are hurt on the job in the state each year. Following a work injury, you need compensation to pay bills and support your family. You may be wondering: Can …

Arizona Workers’ Compensation and Pre-Existing Conditions: What You Need to Know

Work injuries and work illnesses are a significant issue in Arizona. The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reports that more than 57,000 non-fatal workplace injuries and illnesses happened in the state in 2021 alone. Of course, not everyone who is hurt on the job has a pristine medical history. You could suffer a work-related injury …

The Construction Workers Guide to Workers’ Compensation Claims in Phoenix

According to data from Associated General Contractors of America (AGC), approximately 7.4 million workers are employed in the construction industry nationwide. With a rapidly growing population, construction is vital to Phoenix. Unfortunately, construction sites are not always as safe as they should be for workers. Too many construction workers sustain avoidable injuries.    Are you …

Arizona Supreme Court Clarifies Legal Standard for Workers’ Compensation and Mental Health Injuries

According to reporting from Business Insurance, the Arizona Supreme Court has issued a key decision clarifying the state’s legal standard for workers’ compensation and mental health injuries. In ruling against a Tucson police officer, the state’s highest court determined that mental health injuries without a corresponding physical impairment are only compensable in the narrow circumstances …

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