Tag: legal questions

Public Employee Retirement vs. Social Security Disability Insurance

Introduction Federal employees who suffer from a medical condition that impacts their ability to work may qualify for federal public employee disability retirement.  The federal government allows employees who are unable to work for medical reasons to retire under a disability retirement program, but it should be considered a last option to be used only…

Do I Have a Workers Comp or Jones Act Claim?

Introduction Workers’ Compensation is an insurance program — administered by the state — that provides compensation in the form of wages and medical care for employees who are injured within the course and scope of their employment. Workers’ compensation laws, policies, procedures, and benefits vary according to the state in which the employee works. For…