When a person cannot work, he or she is left with medical bills and other costs associated with the loss of income. This leads to a frustrating cycle as a person is unsure of how to meet ongoing financial obligations without having a steady income. Fortunately, Social Security Disability Insurance benefits may be available to those who are unable to work.
When a person in Pennsylvania suffers an injury and is in need of Social Security disability benefits, a frequent concern is what to do if they are subject to a denied claim. While this might seem to be a final word when the Social Security Administration decides that the claimant doesn't meet the federal requirements, there are still options for a claimant to file an appeal. The rejection of an appeal is not a formality and it may be possible for a qualified claimant to have the decision reversed and receive benefits.
According to the executive director of the Acquired Brain Injury Network, each year, more than 54,000 individuals suffer brain injuries in the state of Pennsylvania. While sometimes the injured individual recovers with little to no ill effects, other individuals are not as lucky. Two residents of Pennsylvania, who have managed to do great things for the brain injury community despite having to deal with the aftereffects of their own serious brain injuries, were recently honored. They were recognized by the Acquired Brain Injury Network of Pennsylvania Inc.