Total Disability Lawyers, Van Nuys
If you get hurt at work, the question quickly becomes how bad the injury is. If the injury is bad enough, you may end up becoming totally disabled — even if you get good medical care. The second question that comes to your mind is about finances. At the Law Offices of Hussain & Gutierrez, our total disability lawyers in Van Nuys know how tough this can be to accept that you will not be able to work for a specific time or maybe a lifetime. What we can do is help you pursue all the compensation you have for your injuries and disability. This may include compensation not only from workers’ comp but also from other programs such as Social Security Disability and medical.
There are a few basic types of total disability in Van Nuys that our total disability lawyers help with. These types can be seriously harmful to you and can affect your daily tasks and your family’s budget. The following are the types of total disability:
- Temporary total disability is among the four programs of workers’ compensation. This state is when the employee cannot carry out work for a temporary period due to an injury.
- Permanent total disability is the category of worker’s compensation where a worker is not able to work for a lifetime
- Medical care in total disability is the situation when your health starts deteriorating because of an injury at the workplace.
- Social Security Disability is the condition where you cannot get involved in the substantial gainful activity (SGA) the way you used to do earlier.
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With years of experience in workers’ compensation and personal injury claims, our team of professionals can help you analyze the total disability benefits you are likely entitled to receive. We’ll make sure you are compensated for your losses and expenses. At the Law Offices of Hussain & Gutierrez, we efficiently represent injured workers throughout Van Nuys and help them receive nothing less than what they deserve.
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No. You cannot certify for both the claims at the same time, and we will help you chose the program that suits your situation the best.
No. Eligibility is dependent on the earnings during the base period of your job. Base period refers to the wages you received 5-18 months before the claim.
There is no specific rule for immigrants becuase SDI does not require citizenship status proof.
Depending on the different types of total disabilities, you can collect your total disability benefits for up to 52 weeks.
Social Security evaluates all your medical records and goes through a specific process before identifying whether you are eligible for benefits or not.