When my husband I decided to start a business, we didn't think about the legal aspects of doing so. We didn't realize that purchasing business insurance, getting building permits and making investments all required some type of legal advice. But after speaking to a close friend, who also happens to own a small business, we contacted a business attorney. Now, we have the legal smarts to make the best decisions for our business, as well as the legal representation in case something happens to our company. I hope that you find my blog helpful and informative for your own business. It's a great resource for finding the legal advice, resources and guidance you need to get your company up and running.
If you have had an accident or illness, you might be wondering if there is anyway that you can get disability benefits that can help to cover expenses related to working. There are many people who are able to get help in a time of need, and if you are struggling, it might be worth applying for some benefits. However, there are strict rules as to who can qualify for these benefits. Here are some reasons that people are denied.
1. Their Illness Or Injury Was Brought On By Some Sort Of Addiction
Sadly, some people have an illness or injury that was caused because of an addiction the they have. For instance, if you have been abusing alcohol for years, and because of it, now have a liver disease, disability cannot help you. The government doesn't believe that it should have to pay out to people who bring the problems upon themselves because they didn't seek treatment for their addiction. Thus, if you have had problems with alcoholism or drug abuse, you should know that it is highly unlikely that you will be approved for any kind of benefits.
2. The Illness Or Injury Is Short Lasting
Second, if you will recover quickly from your illness or disease then it is not probable that you will be approved to receive benefits. If you have broken an arm and need just a couple weeks to heal, you will have to care for yourself and your finances for this time without the help of disability. Disability is reserved for people who cannot work for long periods of time. For example, if you have an injury that will cause you to limp and be unable to get around without the help of a wheelchair or walker, you could be approved for benefits.
3. The Illness Or Injury Is Not Severe Enough
Lastly, if it is determined that with your injury or your illness you can still work and provide for yourself and/or your family, you will be denied benefits. If you diagnosed with something like diabetes, it is life-altering and difficult to manage, but many people are still successfully a part of the workforce, without receiving benefits. These benefits are reserved for people, who because of their illness or injury, are now physically unable to provide for themselves for the near future.
By understanding these things, you can better know if you will be approved for disability, should you apply. To learn more about the process, contact a company like The Nelson Law Firm LLC.