Slip-and-fall claims are cases that often boil down to very basic questions. Who was responsible for keeping a location safe for foot traffic? Did they have ample warning that an area needed to be dried of water or cleared of ice or snow? For these reasons, it's critical that you get the basic information right early in the case, so take a look at what a slip-and-fall lawyer would tell you to keep an eye out for.
8 March 2019
For those who are unable to work at their jobs due to a medical or mental condition, the Social Security Administration (SSA) offers benefits. For those who have worked many years already and are close to retirement, Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) may help bridge the gap. To find out more about using SSDI and your Social Security retirement benefits, read on. Ready to Retire? If you apply for Social Security disability benefits and are approved, you are actually taking part in what might be called an early retirement.
29 January 2019
When a loved one passes away, probate is usually necessary. In all but the rarest cases, estates must be filed with the local probate court. Probate is a way of ensuring that people who are owed money by the deceased can be paid, that the will is valid, that all potential beneficiaries are notified of the death, and more. Most cases tend to follow a similar pattern, so read on for a simple step-by-step guide to probate.
8 November 2018
If you have been turned down for the Social Security benefits you need, you are not alone. The application approval process can be confusing for most applicants, and the chances of being denied after months of waiting are high. Fortunately, all Social Security applicants are entitled to appeal an adversarial ruling. If you are determined to get the benefits you need, you should consider both appealing the decision and using an attorney to do so.
8 November 2018
According to Crash Stats supplied by the Department of Transportation, 88,000 motorcyclists were injured in crashes in 2013. Motorcycle accidents involving another vehicle commonly result in severe injuries, and most of the time, these accidents are caused by the driver of the larger vehicle and not the motorcyclist. If you are ever involved in a motorcycle crash that is not your fault, it is always a good decision to speak to a motorcycle accident attorney.
1 October 2018
A domestic violence charge is a serious offense that can affect the rest of your life. While surprising to learn, an estimated 60 percent of all adult arrests stem from some sort of domestic violence. Whether you have been falsely charged or have admitted to a physical altercation with a spouse or partner, understanding the severity of a domestic violence charge is imperative. Even though so many people are arrested for this offense, most people are not familiar with this charge.
28 August 2018
Divorce can be a very drawn-out and stressful ordeal, but when you're pregnant, it's even harder to traverse the emotional roller coaster of separation. Anxiety, apprehension and even fear flood your being, because you have so much at stake, all while feeling precarious about your life, home, and what the future holds. 1. Make Sure Your Feelings Aren't Due To The Pregnancy While you've probably thought the idea of divorce over carefully, it may be worth examining a second or even third time to make sure your emotions aren't being overrun by pregnancy hormones.
23 July 2018
Most personal injury cases are resolved outside the courtroom or even before a lawsuit is filed. However, a few cases do end up in court, and navigating a lawsuit is a whole different ballgame altogether when compared to a regular negotiation. The following telltale signs should tell you that your case is headed to trial: There Is a Huge Gap Between Your Demand and the Insurance Offer In a typical personal injury negotiation, the insurance company starts low and the injury victim starts high.
21 June 2018
Every doctor is dedicated to helping others, but not everyone is ready to reward this hard work with praise. Whether your fault or not, patients and loved ones may sue you for medical malpractice. If this is the case, you can be severely financially impacted. To protect your investment so you can continue to help people, check out these four facts you should know about medical malpractice. You Need Professional Liability Insurance
23 May 2018
The last thing you may want to deal with is being in a collision. This can turn any good day into a bad one fast, and it's important to know what to do if this does occur. Of course, the main thing you'll want to do is try to remain calm. Doing this may be more challenging than you think but is necessary for getting through this situation with the most ease.
20 April 2018