Obtaining Social Security Disability and Supplemental Security Income is a veritable nightmare. Many people struggle with getting their claims accepted, often without the help of a lawyer. Once you accept the fact that your claims will need legal help, you have already gone six months to a year without the benefits you need. The really bizarre part is that, once you actually have benefits, there are some bizarre loopholes in the laws.
10 November 2017
When people talk of personal injury lawsuits, most of the time it is either a slip-and-fall case or a car accident. The next most common case involves medical negligence and lawsuits against doctors. What you rarely hear about are some types of work-related cases that do not involve losing a finger or a limb. These lesser known cases can still be heard in court with a personal injury attorney's help. Here are four of those lesser-known cases and some things about them that may surprise you.
17 October 2017
Having to fight for custody of a child is both one of the most necessary things you could do if the situation dictates it and one of the most difficult steps you can ever take. When it comes to this endeavor, you'll need to do your best to find the help of a lawyer that can assist you. You'll also need to understand a bit about the custody laws and how you can put forth your best case.
20 September 2017
Social media is an essential part of almost everyone's lives today. It is tied to so much of what you do on a daily basis that it can seem like second nature to place every move you make on your social media platforms. While this can be a fun thing to do, it is important to think about what you put online when you are going through a divorce. While sharing your thoughts and feelings on social media may feel like a good outlet, it can be damaging to your case.
13 September 2017
Whiplash is an injury to the neck that is caused by a rapid forward and backward motion. It is a common condition to experience from motor vehicular accidents, whether the impact was severe or not. It tends to cause bone and tissue damage on the neck area that needs treatment. Although this injury usually heals on its own through time, there are times that it can be bothersome. Here are several ways to help you recover.
7 September 2017
For workers in the coal industry, the presence of coal dust is a fact of life. It's everywhere in the workplace and it can even affect nearby towns. The mountainous terrain around coal mines doesn't help, since it can trap the dust near the surface and make it nearly impossible to avoid breathing it in. This dust does permanent damage to your lungs, and it is probably not to late to seek compensation, even if the damage was done many years ago.
30 August 2017
If you've never been charged with any crime before, you might feel overwhelmed with the legal process. You often won't know what to expect or even what all of your rights are. One of the first things that occurs after you've been arrested is an arraignment. What happens at the arraignment, and what might it mean for you and your charges? Here's what you should know. What is an arraignment?
22 August 2017
If you are ever injured in your workplace, you may know that your employer offers workers' compensation insurance. However, you may know little about this benefit and how it works. Here is some information about workers' comp and what you should do to protect your rights when you are injured on the job: What does workers' compensation actually pay for? Workers' compensation insurance helps cover the cost of your medical expenses when you incur an on-the-job injury.
8 August 2017
Many states are allowing cameras to be placed at busy intersections where people are known to run red lights. If you have received a ticket in the mail from one of these cameras, you may think that you have no choice but to pay the ticket. However, there are defenses that you can use to contest these tickets. Here are a few defenses that are commonly used to fight red light camera tickets.
1 August 2017
Driving is one of the most dangerous tasks people take on everyday. Although it is dangerous, there are plenty of ways to make it safer for yourself, your passengers, and the people you are sharing the road with. However, one of the most important things is keeping your kids safe when you are driving. After all, they are more defenseless than anybody, especially when they are small and still require car seats as an extra safety precaution.
24 July 2017