Medicare Provides Medical Care For Disabled Truckers Who Are Eligible For Benefits

In this installment of "Getting Medical Care After an Injury," we discuss Medicare. As discussed in prior posts, hurt truckers have a difficult time getting medical care. Trucking companies often fire injured truck drivers causing them to lose health insurance and then deny workers' compensation medical benefits. As discussed in prior posts, Medicaid is a program [...]

Medicaid Can Help Some Hurt Truckers Get Medical Care

Our first post on getting medical care after an injury discussed workers' compensation benefits.  In this post, we discuss medical care benefits available under Medicaid. Hurt truck drivers face many obstacles in receiving medical care.  Trucking companies often fire truckers who are injured and cannot work.  When fired, the truck driver loses employment benefits, including health [...]

Social Security Disability Can Help Hurt Truckers Pay Bills After An Injury

In our prior post on “Paying Bills After an Injury,” we discussed private disability insurance.  We continue the segment in this post discussing Social Security Disability benefits. Many people think that Social Security is just a retirement program.  That is not the case. Under certain circumstances, Social Security also provides disability benefits to those who [...]