Understanding Car Accident Claims

  • Understanding The Two Social Security Disability Programs

    30 May 2017

    Two federal benefits programs have many similarities and are often confused, but they are actually very different in the types of people they help. Understanding how Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) differs is important if you are applying for one or the other. Read on to learn a bit more about each program and the populations they target. They are alike in some ways: 1. Medical qualifications - You must have a medical condition that is on the list of approved conditions and you must be able to show proof of that condition through the use of medical treatment and medical records to back those appointments and diagnostic tests up.

  • 2 Factors In Proving A Business Is Liable For Your Injuries

    25 May 2017

    If you fall at a store or business, they may be liable for your injuries and may have to pay for your medical costs. However, most businesses aren't going to want to admit liability because then they will have to pay. So, how can you prove that they are liable for your injuries? Evaluate Your Location If you were in an area where you were supposed to be, such as a public or common area, then the business may be liable for your injuries.

  • Injuries Sustained By Trees And Branches: What You Need To Know

    19 May 2017

    It sounds crazy that you could get seriously injured by a falling branch or a tree. Surprisingly enough, it is possible. With nearly 247 billion trees in the United States that are over 1 inch in diameter, these types of injuries are bound to happen. In fact, two jobs that involve working with trees - logging and landscaping supervisors - are among the most dangerous jobs in the country. But not only do these kinds of workers get injured by trees and falling branches, the average person does too.

  • What To Do When Funds Are Tight And You Need A Lawyer

    15 May 2017

    If yo'ure planning to file a lawsuit against someone that caused you injury, there is simply no substitute for good legal representation.  A quality personal injury lawyer can make a huge difference in the outcome of your case and serve as an experienced guide to lead you through the process.  However, although you might want to hire an attorney, you may think that your budget just can't handle it.  Rather than face the lawsuit journey alone, use this information to learn more about what you should do when you need a budget-friendly attorney right away.

  • 4 Mistakes To Avoid When Filing For Disability

    10 May 2017

    If you've been hurt and are unable to work permanently, you may want to strongly consider filing for disability. This amount can assist you with meeting your monthly obligations and may be the key to having less stress in your life. However, you will need to file for this status before it can be granted to you. This can be a lengthy process that you should be prepared for and being aware of things to avoid during this time is ideal.

  • Dealing With The After Effects Of A Motorcycle Accident

    14 April 2017

    Riding a motorcycle is one of the most exciting ways to get around on the roads. However, you are also more at risk of getting hurt in a collision if you are on a motorcycle. If you are recovering from severe injuries after someone collided with your motorcycle, it is worth looking into the possibility of getting paid for your trauma. The amount of money that you are given will depend on the severity of your injuries, as well as the effect that it had on your life.

  • Been Bitten By An Aggressive Dog? Why You May Want To Hire A Lawyer

    13 April 2017

    If you have recently been through the traumatic experience of being bitten by an overly aggressive dog, you may be wondering what you can and should do about the situation. Because dog bites almost always require medical care and attention, including the potential for painful procedures such as rabies vaccinations, you may feel that you deserve compensation for your pain and suffering (not to mention your medical bills). After a dog bite incident and the necessary medical treatments, you may find yourself trying to decide whether or not hiring a dog bite lawyer is the right choice for your situation.

  • How An EMT Can Cause A Birth Injury

    11 April 2017

    When it comes to protecting yourself and your unborn child, you will want to know when you have a birth injury case on your hands. This isn't just in the event that the hospital or doctor was negligent in their duties, but also if the EMT has failed to do their job, as well. If you need to be rushed to the hospital, you should know that your rights are protected should something go wrong along the way.