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Daniel Schoshinski Blog Posts

I Don't Have Health Insurance And Have A Pending Social Security Claim, What Do I Do?

March 21, 2013
by Daniel Schoshinski

One great benefit of obtaining SSDI benefits is gaining medical insurance coverage through the Medicare program. However, one of the ironies of the SSDI application process is that you really need to have insurance to prove your SSDI claim and to gain insurance through Medicare. Of course, because most people gain insurance through work, and by definition you cannot be working and apply for SSDI,... more->>

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Hurt at Work? Learn About Wrongful Termination Due to a Work Injury

November 14, 2012
by Daniel Schoshinski

One of the most frequent questions we hear from clients is how a work injury impacts their ongoing employment status. When you suffer a work injury and are unable to return to work for a period of time, there are a number of ways in which your job is protected. Legal Protection for Employees Hurt at Work First, all employees who are covered by the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) are guaranteed ... more->>

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20 THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT WORKER’S COMPENSATION IN WISCONSIN

May 09, 2012

If you are injured at work in Wisconsin, you have a number of rights. The following list provides answers to 20 questions that every Wisconsin worker should know about worker’s compensation: 1. What benefits do I get if I’m hurt on the job? While you are off work, you get two-thirds of your weekly gross pay, subject to the maximum rate for that year, and all medical expenses. 2. How long do I ... more->>

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SCHOSHINSKI SECURES WORKER’S COMPENSATION BENEFITS FOR DRIVER WHO WAS SPIT ON BY PASSENGER

April 06, 2012

On February 28, 2012, The Labor and Industry Review Commission (LIRC) ruled that the Milwaukee County Transit System was liable for worker's compensation benefits for one of its drivers. In doing so, LIRC reversed an administrative law judge's decision that the driver was not acting in the course of his employment at the time of injury.The driver, 54, was spat upon by a would-be passenger after ... more->>

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PERMANENT PARTIAL DISABILITY: MINIMUM DOES NOT MEAN MAXIMUM

December 13, 2011
by Daniel Schoshinski

One of my pet peeves practicing worker’s compensation law is the assignment of permanent partial disability (PPD) by some treating physicians and most independent medical examiners. Wisconsin worker’s compensation law mandates a minimum amount of PPD for various conditions and surgical procedures. For example, a knee injury that requires in an ACL reconstruction results in a minimum 10% PPD. (... more->>

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ECONOMY TANKS, INJURED WORKERS HURT MOST

October 05, 2011
by Daniel Schoshinski

With the national unemployment rate hovering above 9%, and no improvement expected any time soon, those who have been injured at work continue to be vulnerable to losing their jobs. If you have lost your job after a work injury, you need to know that Wisconsin worker’s compensation law provides several benefits that may lessen the blow.If the employer terminates employment after a work injury, ... more->>

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