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How Drug Addiction and Alcohol Use Can Affect Your Social Security Disability Claim?

We hear a lot in the news about drug addiction and alcohol (DAA) use affecting a person’s mental stability.  A lot of people are calling…

When Will My Civil Case Go To Trial In Hillsborough County?

As of the writing of this blog article, September 30, 2020, the Thirteenth Judicial Circuit which is the court system covering all of…

Florida Workers’ Compensation Mileage Reimbursement and Transportation Services

If you have been injured on the job and have to attend medical appointments or go to the pharmacy for prescriptions and you drive yourself…

Are You A Frontline Worker And Work For The State Of Florida?  If Yes, Do You Know Your Workers’ Compensation Rights If You Test Positive For Covid-19?

On March 30, 2020, Florida’s Governor, Ron DeSantis, instructed Florida’s Chief Financial Officer, Jimmy Patronis, to issue the following…

Are You A Teacher And Wondering If Your Employer Will Pay You If You Get Covid-19 And Miss Time From Work Due To Illness Or Having To Quarantine? Unfortunately, The Answer Is “Maybe”!

The COVID-19 pandemic has not only thrown the world into a giant abyss of unknowns, but it’s also thrown the legal system for a loop!  With…

How Dangerous Are Truck Accidents?

Getting into a car accident of any kind can be devastating, and an accident with a large vehicle like a truck or even a semi can be…

What is PIP Coverage and What Does It Pay?

In the state of Florida, Personal Injury Protection, commonly called PIP coverage is required by law for every vehicle and driver on the…

Protect Yourself From Pedestrian Accidents

Everyone is at some time a pedestrian. Pedestrians are especially vulnerable to injuries since they are not protected by a motor vehicle or…

Slip, Trip, and Fall Accidents           

If you sustain injuries as the result of a slip, trip or fall accident on someone else’s property due to the negligence of the property…

Distracted Driving Causes Accidents

A motor vehicle can be a lethal weapon if the driver is distracted. Cell phone use is the biggest culprit of distracted driving and…

What If The Other Driver Has No Bodily Injury Coverage?

When you are injured in an accident involving any kind of motor vehicle, it is usually the at-fault driver’s carrier that is responsible…

Injured In A Boating Accident?

Boating accidents are a common occurrence in Florida where year-round boating is a way of life. Though you might think that being out in…

Construction Industry Work Accidents

Accidents on construction sites are more common than you might think.  In light of the nature of construction work, a lot of construction…

Can Dependents Of Disabled People Also Receive Benefits?

If you have a disability and aren’t able to work, it can be challenging to take care of your spouse and children who need your support.…

Can Social Media Impact My SSDI Claim?

Social media impacts many parts of our lives. It is a wonderful way to share with the world who we are and what we’re doing with our lives.…

Can My Long-Term Disability Benefits Be Canceled?

If you have been approved for long-term disability benefits, you are likely counting on that income to make it through every month. The…

Preventing On-the-Job Heat Injuries During the Florida Summer

Florida summers can be brutal. This summer, temperatures in Tampa have stayed in the high 80s to mid-90s and they won’t let up for another…

Lump Sum vs. Structured Settlements

Once you win your personal injury lawsuit, it feels like the battle is over. You’ve sought and received justice for your damages and are on…

Will My Personal Injury Settlement Be Taxed?

If you’re in the process of filing a personal injury lawsuit or have recently won your settlement, you may have a lot of questions about…

When You Should And Shouldn’t Settle Out of Court

If you are the victim in a personal injury case, you likely want to seek justice for the physical or emotional damage inflicted upon you.…

Is My Doctor Guilty? Factors That Constitute Medical Negligence

A trip to the hospital or lengthy care with a physician can be very stressful on you and your family. When you are in a doctor’s care you…

Personal Injury Law and Consent For Medical Treatment

If you’ve ever faced a serious injury, you know that hospitals and doctor’s offices are not easy places to find information. When you are…

Do You Know Your Worker’s Compensation Rights in Florida?

Worker’s compensation is a tricky subject in most workplaces. More often than not your immediate supervisor will not know everything you…

Can You File For Worker’s Compensation For Stress-Related Illness?

Work is a source of stress and frustration for many. But, what draws the line between normal work stress and debilitating stress? For those…

Too Scared of the Boss To File For Workers Comp? Here’s Why You Should

There are many stigmas and false warnings surrounding worker’s compensation claims. You may believe that filing a claim will make you seem…

Medicare vs. Worker’s Compensation Insurance: Who Pays My Bills?

Medicare is a life-saving program that helps millions of Americans receive health care coverage for an affordable price. Those 65 and older…

Can I Choose My Own Doctor And Pharmacy If I File For Workers Comp?

Getting injured or contracting an illness while at work is a terrible ordeal. You likely have to take time off work -- losing your regular…

How Lawyers Calculate Average Weekly Wage In A Worker’s Compensation Case

If you’ve been injured on the job and can’t return to work, you will likely need something to get you by until you are well. If you have a…

4 Documents A Family Needs To File A Death Claim

Just like the law allows a survivor of an accident to seek compensation for his or her injuries, it also allows members of the family to…

4 Tips For Budgeting On Disability Income

While the disability benefit programs offered by Social Security have changed countless lives for the better, it hasn’t made them all easy.…

Can I Receive Workers’ Comp If I Work From Home?

No matter what you do for a living, people will envy you if you do it from home. From the perspective of someone whose job requires…

Does Investment Income Affect My SSDI Application?

When you apply for disability benefits through Social Security and you’re approved, certain life circumstances will determine whether you…