In 1990, a law was passed that made it illegal to discriminate against people with a disability. It is officially named Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. This was the very first legislation of is kind. Since then, many thousands of disabled people have been employed in the work place. The enforcement of this law and … Continue reading Your Rights as a Disabled Employee
This question comes up from time to time. Many people are aware that the American with Disability Act protects people who are physically disabled from being discriminated against. But it also protects people who are mentally challenged as well. In fact, psychiatric disorders are the second most frequently cited disability by those filing a discrimination charge. … Continue reading Are Psychiatric Patients Protected under the ADA?
Many employers offer LTD (Long Term Disability) benefits for those people injured on the job. But what about chronic pain that has developed over time and now makes it impossible for you to work? This is an area where there has been some confusion. People get their claim rejected all the time for chronic pain. … Continue reading Can Chronic Pain Qualify You for Long Term Disability?
It is widely known that mental disorders can be just as debilitating as physical disorders. After all, the brain is what runs the entire body. Often times people with mental disorders (and their families) are not clear if their condition will allow them to qualify for disability benefits. In this article we will go over … Continue reading Mental Disorders and Social Security Disability