Worker's Compensation

Shalhoub & Orlacchio has long been the voice of the injured worker.

We are specialists in worker’s compensation cases. Please submit your case here (EMAIL FORM) to the left or simply call us at 800-458-5575.

We know that you have many questions and anxieties about the future, as well as your income. It’s our job to help get you the information and resources you need to get back on your feet and obtain the compensation you deserve. Contact us now to get answers.

As a service to the injured worker we set out the below online resources in addition to offering our services.


An on-line forum created especially for the nation’s jobless and underemployed workers. This resource is available to help the unemployed learn more about the unemployment system, to share their experiences and concerns, and to participate in the national debate over aid to the jobless.

UnemployedWorkers.Org, Laid Off & Left Out: Resources for Workers

Here you will find summaries of the major benefits and resources available to today’s unemployed workers, including links to government websites designed to help workers access available assistance.

Unemployment Insurance/Weekly Benefit Calculator

Find out how much you qualify to receive in benefits in your state.

State One-Stop Career Centers

The federal government funds local "One-Stop Career Centers" (about 2000 offices in all) to help all workers access available employment services and benefits, including job search preparation and assistance, local job listings, and publicly-funded job training.

Workforce Tools of the Trade: List of Federal Agencies

U.S. Department of Labor, Division of Federal Employees' Compensation

The resources listed below provide information about claims under the Federal Employees' Compensation Act (FECA), which is administered by the Office of Workers' Compensation Programs (OWCP). These resources pertain only to Federal employees and agencies.

U.S. Department of Labor, OWCP: Office of Worker’s Compensation

The OWCP pledges prompt, convenient, compliant, courteous, and immediate help to its callers with accurate information delivered in clear and understandable language. Every effort will be made by the Office of Worker’s Compensation to respond to its' customers as soon as possible.

Social Security Online

Has information regarding the application of disability benefits, retirement benefits, Medicare, Social Security forms, earnings statement, research and data and work programs.

How to Apply for Social Security Disability Benefits

Provides information on how to begin your disability application either online, by telephone or in person; provides a Disability "Starter Kit"; provides the medical information used to evaluate disability claims, provides information regarding children with disabilities, Medicare and working while disabled. We suggest you consult with a lawyer.

Social Security Online: Disability Programs

Explains the difference between Social Security Disability and Supplemental Security Income.

U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)

Provides a synopsis of the EEOC's Charge Processing Procedures including what happens after a charge is filed with the EEOC and how the EEOC resolves these discrimination charges. The time frame for filing an Employment Discrimination Lawsuit in court is explained along with the remedies or relief available when discrimination is found, such as pay back, promotion or providing a reasonable accommodation.

EEOC’s Facts about Employment Discrimination

Presents material pertaining to who can file a charge for discrimination, and then how the charge is filed in or outside the United States, providing that the specified information is supplied. The time limits for filing a charge of discrimination are outlined, along with what agencies can handle a charge that is also covered by state and local law.

The Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs

The Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) is part of the U.S. Department of Labor's Employment Standards Administration. The OFCCP oversees employers holding federal contracts and subcontracts.

U.S. Department of Labor, Wage & Hour Division

This web site is sponsored by the US Department of Labor, Wage and Hour Division who is responsible for administering and enforcing the labor laws including the FLSA/Fair Labor Standard Act and FMLA (Family Medical Leave Act) among others. This web site provides important information about labor laws. It also provides a thorough lay interpretation of the Federal Overtime Laws as set forth under the FLSA (Fair Labor Standards Act).

Disability Benefits: A Social Security Administration Online Publication

This downloadable publication describes who is eligible for benefits, how to apply, and what you need to know.

Federal Laws Prohibiting Job Discrimination: Questions & Answers

Handi Ramps

Providing ramps and lifts for people with disabilities.

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