How Do Health Insurance Payments Affect Personal Injury Settlements?

by Staff | June 28th, 2021 | Personal injury

Medical bills are extremely expensive in the U.S. A broken leg or even a sprained ankle can cost thousands of dollars, especially when you need an ambulance ride to the hospital. Meanwhile, more severe injuries that require overnight hospital stays or surgery can wipe out your family’s savings in an instant. Having health insurance can…

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Can You Sue if a Police Officer Causes Your Car Accident?

by Staff | June 21st, 2021 | Auto accident

Law enforcement officers juggle many tasks and responsibilities, even when they’re behind the wheel of their patrol cars. They must be ready to respond to calls and dispatches at a moment’s notice, and they may even need to pursue drivers who have violated traffic laws through busy intersections and on high-speed interstates. Unfortunately, car chases…

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What Are Your Options if Your SSD Application is Denied?

by Staff | June 14th, 2021 | Social security disability 2

The Social Security Administration (SSA) has taken a percentage of every paycheck you’ve ever earned. For most people, that money is paid back to them when they stop working in their 60s via Social Security retirement benefits. But some people can’t work until retirement age because injuries or illnesses end their careers early. Those people…

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Are Brain Injury Claims Handled Differently Than Other Injury Claims?

by Staff | June 7th, 2021 | Brain injury

The ultimate goal of all personal injury claims is to get victims and their families compensation for the damages they’ve suffered. Those damages can range from medical bills and lost wages to pain and suffering and loss of companionship. But not all personal injury claims are the same, as some are for injuries that will…

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Can You Be Demoted While You’re Receiving Workers’ Compensation?

by Staff | May 31st, 2021 | Workers compensation 2

Getting hurt on the job isn’t just painful and disabling—it can lead to major fears about your employment status, your career, and your future. For many people, those fears are only slightly abated when they file for and receive workers’ compensation benefits. Although they’re receiving partial replacement income while they heal from their injuries, they…

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Can You Sue a Store After a Defective Product Injury?

by Staff | May 24th, 2021 | Defective product

When you buy something from a brick-and-mortar or online store, the worst thing you expect to happen is for it to not live up to your expectations. But millions of consumers have much worse experiences with the products they buy—they or someone they love gets seriously injured by them! Unfortunately, product manufacturers almost always put…

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How Is Pain and Suffering Calculated in a Personal Injury Claim?

by Staff | May 17th, 2021 | Personal injury

When most people think of the expenses they’ll face after an injury that wasn’t their fault, they think of their medical bills and lost paychecks if they’re too hurt to go back to work. These expenses are called economic damages, and they’re often the most pressing, as they can affect victims’ ability to keep up…

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Can You File an Injury Claim after a Crash if You Don’t Have Insurance?

by Staff | May 10th, 2021 | Auto accident

After a crash that wasn’t your fault, you need money for your repair bills, medical bills, lost wages, and pain and suffering. You’ve probably heard all about personal injury claims, accident lawyers, and suing at-fault drivers, and that path may sound like the right option for you to cover your overwhelming accident-related expenses. There’s just…

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Can You Get SSD Benefits from a Deceased Spouse or Parent?

by Staff | May 3rd, 2021 | Social security

The death of a loved one is among life’s most stressful and difficult experiences. But in addition to overwhelming grief, their loss can also result in an immediate, pressing need that affects everyone in your family: money. Losing the income of someone who fully or partially supports you and your surviving loved ones financially can…

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Can I Hire a Lawyer After I’ve Already Filed an Injury Claim?

by Staff | April 26th, 2021 | Personal injury

In today’s “do-it-yourself” culture, handling things on your own that were previously left to the professionals is common. But what about if you tried to tackle filing an injury claim after an accident that wasn’t your fault, but soon realized you were in over your head? Can you still hire a lawyer once you’ve already…

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