Losing Your Social Security Benefits

If you have already been approved for Social Security Disability benefits, the challenge is only partially over. To continue to receive those monthly payments, you may be periodically asked to undergo more evaluations. Some medical conditions do improve, and the Social Security Administration (SSA) needs to ensure that benefits go only to those unable to work at their jobs. Part of their checks on your condition involve a Continuing Disability Review (CDR), so read on to learn more about what a CDR could mean to your ability to collect benefits.

Personal Injury Attorney: 4 Tips For Getting A Good Settlement

After being in an accident, you’ll probably need to file a personal injury claim. These claims help cover the costs incurred from the accident. If you don’t know how to go about maximizing your claim, don’t worry. With these four tips, you’ll be well on your way a good settlement: 1. Go To All Medical Appointments It is important that you go to every single medical-related appointment you have. Even if you begin to feel better, make sure you attend these appointments.

Four Kinds Of Hit And Run Accidents And What You Can Sue For In Each Instance

People often assume that a hit and run accident involves one car and driver hitting another car and driver and then driving off. While this is certainly one type of hit and run accident, there are actually a few more. The following shows the different types of hit and run accidents and what you can sue for in each instance (since not all hit and run accident compensation claims are the same).

Simple Procedures Can Result In Complex Injuries: Proving Your Personal Injury Case

While you may think about medical malpractice as a complicated scenario, sometimes malpractice can happen in even the most mundane circumstances. You can get hurt during any routine medical procedure. If your injuries could have been easily prevented by following the right treatment protocol, you could have a personal injury lawsuit to file.You must be able to prove that your injuries were a direct result of the simple procedure, and you will be asked to show proof of your injuries and losses in order to be compensated.

Who Can File A Wrongful Death Lawsuit?

For those that have recently lost a loved one, a wrongful death lawsuit might be able to give you the relief that you sorely need. Medical bills, funeral costs, and the future lost wages can add up to a huge economic loss, and while a lawsuit cannot bring back your loved one, it can help make those burdens much less severe. Unfortunately, filing a lawsuit can be a pretty complicated process, so you want to make sure that you have all your ducks in a row before diving in.

Let's Make A Deal: Negotiating A Personal Injury Settlement

You are entitled to be compensated for your injuries from an auto accident, and you should understand that the insurance company may not voluntarily provide you with a fair settlement. If the accident was not your fault, the other driver’s insurance company has a duty to “make you whole”. While most people expect to get their car repaired and their medical expenses taken care of, you are, in fact, entitled to far more than that.

What Could A Recent Oklahoma Supreme Court Case Mean For Your Workers' Comp Benefits?

If you were recently injured or made ill due to an on-the-job hazard, you may be recuperating at home while receiving medical costs or lost wages from your employer’s workers’ compensation insurer. However, in some cases, at least a portion of your workers’ compensation benefits may be delayed indefinitely until you return to work – only being paid out if you inform your employer you’re unable to work again. A recent Oklahoma Supreme Court case challenged this practice as unconstitutional, and this ruling could have ripple effects among those currently receiving benefits.

Mistakes People Make When Trying To Win A Personal Injury Case After An Auto Accident

If you have gotten hurt due to the negligence of another driver while you were on the roadway, you may decide to press charges for reimbursement of funds you paid for medical expenses. Vehicular accidents are a bit tricky to prove fault without the proper proof to bring into a court of law. To substantiate your necessity for monetary compensation, there are several steps you should avoid to make your case solid. Here are some of the mistakes people make when trying to get money as a result of a personal injury due to a car accident.

FAQs About Your Car's Value After An Accident

Following an auto accident in which you were not at fault, you will need to file a claim with the responsible driver’s insurance company. You could end up filing a lawsuit if the insurance company is not willing to negotiate. If you are ready to file your claim or lawsuit, here is what you need to know about the value of your damages and available options. How Does the Insurance Company Value Your Car?

Injuries At An Airport: Who's Responsible And Who Should You Sue?

Travel by flight is a very common occurrence these days, as are injuries incurred on airport grounds. If you have received some sort of injury during your flight or in the airport, do you know who is responsible? Better still, do you know who to sue? Because airports are hubs where several airlines come together, this is a very complicated process, and one which you should not try to navigate without the help of an accident and personal injury attorney.

What Can You Do If You Can't Afford Your Bail?

If you’re ever arrested, you may need to produce bail in order to get out of jail in a timely manner. Bail is an amount of money that a person pays in order to be released from jail until their appearance in court. Bail is designed to be a kind of insurance. When the arrested person shows up for his or her court date, then the person who paid the bail will get the money back.

10 Things You Must Know About Asbestos Claims

Even if you were exposed many years ago, you are entitled to be compensated for your exposure to dangerous, toxic substances in the workplace, like asbestos. This substance has been shown to cause several different types of lung diseases, such as cancer. To help ensure that you fully understand this dangerous substance, read below for the 10 things that you must know about this toxic workplace hazard. 1. Although every state follows a statute of limitations for personal injury claims, there are exceptions made for toxic exposure cases that may have taken time to become known to the victim.

Workers' Compensation And Death Benefits

Most people associate workers’ compensation with ensuring that injured workers have their medical bills and a portion of their lost wages paid, but there are benefits of workers’ comp that can go beyond that type of compensation. If your loved one has died as a result of an on-the-job injury or illness, you and certain family members may qualify for a lifetime of benefits. Read on to learn more about workers’ comp death benefits, who can qualify and what you may be eligible to receive.

Getting Acquainted With Damage Caps On Personal Injury Lawsuits In Virginia

Filing a personal injury lawsuit can be tricky business, since there are so many different laws that you need to be aware of. After all, you’ll have a difficult time building a successful case if you don’t know the rules and statutes that you need to follow. That problem is compounded by the fact that many states have specific laws that contradict with the laws of other states. To help you get a better idea of how you should plan your lawsuit, here is an explanation of one specific area of Virginia law, the damage caps on a personal injury lawsuit:

Bicycle Safety: How To Keep Yourself Safe While Riding A Bicycle

With over 900 bicyclists killed while riding a bike in the United States in 2013, it is essential to understand how you can keep yourself safe as a bicyclist. While it is up to everyone on the road to pay attention and follow the rules, bicyclists are at a higher risk of injury, simply because they are virtually unprotected when hit by a motor vehicle. When you are prepared, you wear safety equipment, and you know the rules of the road, you are less likely to be injured in an accident involving a motor vehicle and a bicyclist.