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Caregiver is needed in many disability problems
Person who provides support and assistance with various activities to a family member, friend, or neighbor. May provide emotional or financial support, as well as hands-on help with different tasks. Caregiving may also be done from long distance.
As defined by the World Health Organisation (WHO), a disability (resulting from an impairment) is a restriction or lack of ability to perform an activity in the manner or within the range considered normal for a human being. Disability refers to the temporary or long-term reduction of a person's capacity to function.
Any disabled person in California unable to perform functions he or she has performed prior to a personal injury or an accident is liable to collect disability compensation. Disability compensation benefits are payments from public or private funds to a disabled person who cannot work, such as social security or workers’ compensation benefits.
Disability Occupational by Category of I
Disability Occupational Illnesses Incidence rates per 10,000 full-time workers in California
Source: CDC state health profiles occupational Disability
Living with a disability in California is tough. Doing simple tasks like getting out of bed, or taking your children to school can be painful and take extra amounts of time to do. But when an employer or the government fails to take the necessary steps of following the Americans with Disabilities Act, you might not be able to take care of your business. That's where a California disability lawyer can help.
In 1990, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was passed to prohibit any kind of disability discrimination in work environments. This legislature has helped thousands of Americans living with disability to obtain employment and assist those with disabilities have access to the same services as people without disabilities.
Topics and Issues related to California Disability include:
Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
Our California disability lawyers can file your claim in court and sue the government to make sure they provide all disabled people with the proper access to all its buildings and services. Disability lawsuits can also force private businesses to comply with all ADA requirements.
With the help of a California disability lawyer or a California social security lawyer, you might be able to help make your life a little easier.
Republicans on Social Security
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House Republican leaders are embracing an approach to Social Security reform that differs from the proposals set forth by the Bush administration Source: NPR
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Title I requires employers with 15 or more employees to provide qualified individuals with disabilities an equal opportunity to benefit from the full range of employment-related opportunities available to others.
Presumptive Disability. Only for SSI claims. Enables an early (presumptive) allowance of benefits for 6 months based on a substantial probability of a final allowance when all required documentation is obtained. A PD can be reversed to a denial, but the claimant does not return the PD benefits.
Indexing is designed to provide some protection against inflation. After the first year of disability, a disabled employee's pre-disability earnings are usually increased (or indexed) by a certain percentage on an annual basis.
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