With the government shutdown, many people have been worried that they won't be able to receive the disability payments they're entitled to. For the most part, the people who are already receiving these benefits don't need to worry, because Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits are part of required government operations.
Every divorce results in some emotional changes in those involved. There are actually around five stages of emotions that people will go through.
One thing people need to know is if there are instances when workers' compensation won't cover an injury. For example, if you have shoulder injuries from your job, they're likely to be covered. However, if your medical provider warns you about conditions you could develop, those likely won't be covered. They're called prospective injuries, and there is no coverage for them.
Personal injuries can happen almost any time and anywhere. They're particularly shocking when they involve pedestrians and vehicles. Pedestrians don't have any protection against the weight of a vehicle. Even at slow speeds, pedestrians can be badly hurt if they're pinned or struck by a vehicle.
Connecticut’s first winter storm of the season in mid-November caught many people off-guard, including the Department of Transportation. Snow blanketed many areas of the state just as people left work. Although the DOT salted the roads, it wasn’t enough.