Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) is a federal program funded through payroll taxes. It provides financial assistance to individuals with medical conditions preventing them from working in any significant capacity for at least one year. You only qualify for SSDI eligibility if you pay social security taxes. Additional qualifications for SSDI rely on meeting the […]
Workers’ compensation, often shortened to workers’ comp, is a type of no-fault insurance carried by employers to cover the wages and medical expenses of injured workers. Employers in Oklahoma are required to carry this insurance, with a few exceptions. Worker’s comp provides monetary compensation for wages lost due to injury, but only up to a point.
When people think of someone receiving workers’ compensation, they might picture a construction worker injured by a piece of equipment, or a nurse who damaged her shoulder transporting a patient. Workers’ compensation covers all kinds of employees who get injured on the job – but historically the injury happened in a traditional workplace, not at