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What’s the Process for Closing a Social Security Claim?

Video Transcript: Ultimately every claim comes to a close. A claim is closed when your medical condition is likely to not benefit from any treatment that is considered to be necessary and proper. Necessary and proper treatment is that treatment which is considered to be either curative, rehabilitative, or diagnostic. Once your medical provider determines that you are not likely […]

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Can You Explain Social Security Offset?

Video Transcript Hi, I’m Gracie Ortiz, and I am a paralegal at Calbom and Schwab. Today I’m here to discuss social security offset. In the state of Washington, if an injured worker is receiving Social Security disability benefits and time loss or pension benefits under a worker’s compensation claim, typically their benefits will be reduced. When the benefits are reduced, […]

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