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What To Do If You’re In An Accident With No Health Insurance

Few things in life are more stressful than getting into an accident, especially one that leaves you with serious injuries. But if you don’t…

Car Accidents Peak In The Summertime: Here’s How You Can Avoid Them 

In Florida and most other states, summertime is a highly anticipated season. Unfortunately, this is also the time of year when car…

Click It Or Ticket: 4 Reasons Why Everyone In Your Car Needs To Use Their Seatbelt

Despite advances in technology that have made driving safer than ever, wearing a seatbelt is still the most important thing you can do to…

Who Is An Insurance Adjuster And How Do They Affect My Personal Injury Case?

For some types of accident, a person who sustains injuries can’t just file a lawsuit and can be done with it. For example, Florida’s…

What Is A “Catastrophic” Injury?

Personal injury law hinges on the idea that when you hurt someone, that person is entitled to some form of compensation. This doesn’t mean…

What Defines “Distracted Driving” In Florida?

As of July 1st, texting while driving is a “primary offense” in the State of Florida. This means that drivers can now be pulled over and…

5 Things You Should Never Do Behind The Wheel (Besides Texting)

Driving is one of the most dangerous things that we do on a daily basis, and most of us don’t fully realize it. Even if we take basic…

Working With Animals? How To Receive Workers Comp For Bites And Other Injuries

If you work with animals, your risk of physical harm is not insignificant. Every day, animals cause serious injuries to people, even those…

Receiving Workers Comp For Secondhand Smoke Exposure

No workplace is completely immune to accidents. Some jobs, like construction, are known to be especially dangerous, with high rates of…

Teaching Your Kids To Never Text And Drive

In the era of smartphones, texting is often more popular than talking on the phone, especially with young people. And while neither is safe…

Why Fatigue Is Dangerous On The Job

No matter what your job is, there’s some risk of having an accident or injury. Every day, workers get hurt on the job, even if they think…

Differentiating Between Worker’s Compensation And Personal Injury Cases

Generally speaking, a person who is injured has the right to seek compensation, and the person who caused the injury is responsible for…

How “Positioning” Can Drastically Change Your Disability Claim

A lot goes into successful disability claim. But there’s something that can have a drastic impact on the outcome of your disability claim,…

Should I Try To Work While Waiting For My Disability Hearing?

The period of time between the onset of disability and your first Social Security check can be quite long, even if you’re approved the…

Avoiding SSDI Issues After You’ve Been Awarded Benefits

When people lose their ability to work because of a serious medical condition, trying to make ends meet is a challenge in itself. Social…

Receiving Disability If You’ve Suffered From Drug Or Alcohol Addiction

The consequences of addiction can be devastating, not only for the people with addictions, but for their family, friends and communities.…

Helping A Family Member Who Is Losing Their Vision

As people get older, they sometimes notice changes in our eyesight, short-term memory, and other faculties that they took for granted when…

Why Was My Disability Claim Denied If My Doctor Agrees That I’m Disabled?

The benefit programs that Social Security offers to Americans with disabilities are important. They allow people to continue living…

Helping A Family Member Receive Disability Benefits For Alzheimer’s And Dementia

Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia are heartbreaking, and they take a special toll on caretakers. Often, these caretakers are family…

Ethical Obligations Your SSDI Attorney Must Follow

When you’re applying for disability benefits through Social Security, there’s a lot of red tape that most people find confusing. Even in…

Premature Births Can Be Caused By Medical Malpractice: Here’s What To Do

The birth of a healthy child is a time of celebration, and doctors will go to great lengths to ensure that the delivery goes as smoothly as…

Do I Need An Attorney To File A Disability Claim?

Applying for social security disability benefits can be difficult and complicated. This is especially difficult considering that those are…

What Is Residual Functional Capacity And How Does It Affect My Disability Claim?

Because of how variable disability can be for different people, the SSA will have to look closely at your individual level impairment to…

What Is Technical Denial When Applying For Disability?

To determine if your disability is severe enough to prevent you from receiving a substantial income, the Social Security Administration…

How Your SSDI Benefit Amount Is Determined

SSDI is a disability benefit program for people who become permanently disabled after establishing a long work history. SSDI is funded by…

What The SSA Needs To Know About Your Past Work Before You Receive Disability

Disability benefits from the Social Security Administration come in two forms: SSDI and SSI.  These programs are similar in that they are…

Disability Benefits For Veterans With PTSD

Post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD, is a debilitating condition that sometimes results from exposure to a traumatic event. This…

How The SSA Determines If You’re Disabled

The benefit programs that Social Security offers to people with disabilities can be life-saving.  Many people served by these programs can…

What To Do If Your Child Is Injured During Sports

No matter how much you may want to, you can't watch your child twenty-four hours a day. Even the best parents have children who get hurt.…

What To Do If A Loved One Has Suffered A Life-Altering Injury

If one of your loved ones has suffered a life-altering injury, you may both feel helpless and unable to cope. You may find yourself in a…

4 Mental Illnesses That Qualify You For Disability Benefits

The range of disabilities that qualify people for disability benefits is extensive and includes many conditions that you may not expect…

Why You Should Seek Medical Attention Immediately If You’ve Been Hurt On The Job

Employees who are injured at work, or while performing work-related duties, are covered by workers’ compensation. This is a type of…