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.
23 January 2019
If you watch even a little bit of television, you have probably seen drama crime shows where an angry or accused character says he's going to call his lawyer. How do people have a personal lawyer? Well, it isn't just television fiction; it's called having an attorney on retainer. Here is what you should know about how this concept works. You Will Pay a Fee Having an attorney on retainer will require either a regular fee that a client can pay to have immediate access to legal counsel, which is typically paid monthly.
13 December 2018
Personal injury lawsuits are often thought of as being reserved for injured workers or victims of auto accidents. A personal injury case can be made on behalf of anyone who sustains an injury due to the negligent care of another. This means that anyone under the care of someone else on a daily basis could be at risk of being victimized. If you have a loved one in a nursing home, it's essential that you are able to recognize the signs of potential negligence.
5 November 2018
While some accidents are considered minor accidents where no one gets hurts and only the vehicles are a bit damaged, other types of auto accidents are massive and can quickly cause multiple injuries as well as death. Even if you are driving safely, wearing a seat belt, and following the proper rules while you are on the road, there is no guarantee that someone else you are sharing the road with will not make a mistake that could cause you to get into an accident.
27 September 2018
Many married people don't realize that their personal assets can be considered fair game in a divorce until a divorce is already looming. At this point in time, it is difficult to take the measures that are necessary to prevent your spouse from going after your personal assets in the divorce. To protect your assets, your future divorce attorney would definitely advise that you know how to keep these assets completely separate during your marriage.
22 August 2018
If you are considering nursing home placement for your elderly loved one, then you are probably very concerned about the level of care he or she will be receiving in the long-term care facility. While many nursing homes have excellent reputations, others may need to improve on caregiver training, cleanliness, monitoring of patients, and dietary factors. Many people who place their trust in nursing homes to care for their loved ones are not aware of potential neglect problems in the facility as it relates to the patient.