Social Security Disability and Sedentary Work

Often, Social Security Disability claims come down to deciding whether a person can work at a sedentary job. That naturally begs the question: What is a sedentary job? The Social Security Administration uses the same definition as the Dictionary of Occupational Titles when defining exertional levels of work. The SSA defines sedentary as: The ability

Tennessee drunk driving accident leaves 1 dead and 4 injured

Understandably, fatal accidents in Tennessee can have a long-term impact on the lives of surviving relatives and loved ones. Serious injuries can also bring about long-lasting pain and suffering. Unfortunately, many accidents are preventable, including one that recently occurred not far from Knoxville, involving alleged drunk driving. A 21-year-old Knoxville man was driving his truck

Truck Accident: Research results revealed

With a leading cause of death being vehicle accidents, researchers recently did a study, concentrating on only truck accidents. Data from a Tennessee sample was used for this study. Researchers commented that personal injury, property and productivity are often negatively affected by a truck accident. The research covered a period of five years and a

More Social Security Disability and SSI FAQs

If I am approved for Social Security Disability benefits, how much will I get? For Social Security Disability, it all depends upon how much you have worked and earned in the past. For disabled widow’s or widower’s benefits, it depends upon how much the late husband or wife worked and earned. For disabled adult child

Alleged greed results in disfigurement and death of many

Tennessee business owners in the construction industry may be interested to learn about a demolition contractor in another state who received a maximum OSHA fine of $397,000. The company was cited because basic safety precautions were not followed. Death and disfigurement of unsuspecting people were the result of the contractor`s failure to comply. The OSHA

Workers’ compensation: Endot fined $51,800 by OSHA

A manufacturer of plastic pipes with a manufacturing plant in Tennessee and two other states received 18 citations on safety and health violations at one of its plants. Most of the violations were issued for safety-related programs that were not implemented, and could have workers’ compensation claims as a result. Endot Industries is the producer




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