The Social Security system is in place to help us through difficult times. Unfortunately, there are some instances in which the system makes our lives even more difficult than they need to be. The day I received the denial letter for my claim, I wasn't sure what I was going to do. After talking with a few friends, I contacted a lawyer. That was the best decision I had ever made. Even with the professional assistance, getting the denial overturned and getting the money that I was owed took several months. I have kept a clear journal of my experience and loaded it with information that can help others get through what can be an impossible time.
17 April 2017
For many people, bankruptcy is a one-time event that allows them to get back on their feet. For others, it can sometimes take more than one filing before they are able to become financially stable. If you are considering filing for bankruptcy again, here is what you need to know. When Can You File Again? You have the right to file for bankruptcy again as soon as your first filing is complete.
10 April 2017
While some people may assume that they will need to work a hazardous job to be at risk of a workplace injury, this is not the case. It is possible for individuals in a variety of careers and occupations to be at risk of suffering injuries while they are work. These can be in the form of slipping and falling on company grounds or developing a repetitive stress injury. When you are injured while on the job, you may be able to alleviate the financial burdens this can create through filing a workman's compensation claim.
4 April 2017
Because you've been hurt in a construction accident, you may be able to file a personal injury claim and receive some compensation for the pain and suffering you're experiencing. You'll need to hire a lawyer to represent you throughout the process, but there are a few things you can do to support your legal representative and help ensure a positive outcome for your case. Consider using one or more of the following tips.
29 March 2017
Although it is always advisable to consult a lawyer before submitting an injury claim, people have successfully handled injury claims without seeking legal counsel first. However, this doesn't mean that you should always go down that route. In fact, there are some types of claims that are too complicated for novices to handle without legal counsel; here are three examples of such cases: Medical Malpractice Medical malpractice cases are those where the plaintiff is alleging that they have been injured by a negligent medical provider.
17 March 2017
If you have been charged with DUI but knew that you had not been drinking before you were stopped and given the test, you are probably confused about the results. Because breathalyzer tests react to the presence of methyl groups, the primary ingredient in alcohol, they can register a false positive even when alcohol is not present. That means the test may indicate your blood alcohol content is over the legal limit for driving even when you have not consumed any alcohol.