Can I Collect Workers’ Compensation or Social Security Disability Benefits for a Repetitive Stress Injury?
Repetitive stress injuries are the most common and costly workplace injury in the United States, according to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). In fact, hundreds of thousands of American workers are affected by repetitive stress injuries, which cost more than $20 billion a year in workers compensation. Repetitive Trauma Injuries are those that […]
ADHD Diagnoses on the Rise
Attention deficient-hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a serious behavioral illness that impedes one’s ability to focus and concentrate. A person who suffers from ADHD may also suffer from an inability to plan, memory problems, anxiety, anger problems, and difficulty maintaining employment. According to a recent report, the number of children who suffer from the disorder is […]
Are Disabled Individuals Discriminated Against by Online Shopping Websites?
Disabled persons are entitled to certain accommodations when shopping in retail establishments pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), and according to advocates for disabled Americans, those rights extend to online retail establishments as well. While the ADA requires equal access to “public accommodations,” including restaurants, retail stores, movie theaters, recreational facilities, and other […]