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Posted by Eric on 2/9/2014
If you are entitled to Social Security Disability under Title II (SSDI), and you have a pending Workers’ Compensation claim, Social Security may “offset” i.e., reduce your benefit by a certain amount while you are receiving Temporary Disability (TTD...
Posted by Eric on 11/20/2013
PROBLEMS WITH ACCESS TO CARE AND LIMITED CHOICE: In theory, one of the principle benefits of the workers compensation system is the ability to obtain medical treatment to cure and relieve the effects of the industrial injury. In the San Francisco...
Posted by Eric on 4/29/2013
If you have filed a workers compensation claim against your employer, and assuming the claim is something of a serious injury case, chances are the employer or their insurance company will at some point take your recorded statement, or your...
Posted by Eric on 3/31/2013
What Are the Advantages and Disadvantages of Credit? Bankruptcy Can Help You Tackle Your Debt from Credit Mismanagement. At some point in our lives, almost everyone uses consumer credit. Credit means buying now and paying later -- using goods and...
Posted by Eric on 3/6/2013
If you have filed a Workers Compensation claim against your employer, and if your claim results in serious injury, such that you have lost significant time from work, have undergone surgeries, and a Qualified Medical Evaluator or your treating...
Posted by Eric on 11/3/2012
You are an injured worker. You filed a workers compensation claim, and you are receiving Temporary Disability, or maybe even Permanent Partial Disability. In either case, you are not able to return to work. In fact, you are not sure what kind of...
Posted by Eric on 10/24/2012
Can I Keep My Automobile If I File for Chapter 7 Bankruptcy? This is also a common question from most of my clients.  A debtor can keep the car if the equity in your car is $0 or exempt based on the automobile exemption amount allowed in your...
Posted by Eric on 7/17/2012
Can I Keep My House If I File for Chapter 7 Bankruptcy? This is a common question from most of my clients. Usually the house is an issue that is also a main factor when determining if one should file for chapter 7 or chapter 13. If the equity in...
Posted by Eric on 4/23/2012
Timing is very important when filing for bankruptcy. One of the factors to consider when asking "when is a good time to file for bankruptcy?" is whether or not you anticipate receiving a tax refund. Debtors who usually receive refunds file...
Posted by Eric on 1/28/2012
How Do I Prepare? What Do I Bring? A 341 Meeting of the Creditors is a meeting with a Trustee (not a judge) to provide proof of your identity and a confirmation that you are indeed filing a bankruptcy and no one is filing it for you. Creditors may...