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 [...]

Supplemental Security Income Provides Income For Hurt Truckers With Limited Resources

In our last post, we we discussed Social Security Disability (SSD) as a way for hurt truck drivers to pay bills when they cannot work.  In this segment of "Paying Bills After An Injury", we discuss a similar program called Supplemental Security Income (SSI). SSI is a federal government benefit program that pays monthly benefits [...]

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 [...]