Worried About The Long Application Process For Social Security Disability? 4 Ways You May Be Approved For Presumptive Disability
4 December 2017
If you're trying to get social security disability, and you've heard that it's a hassle to get approved, it can be. There's a lot of paperwork involved in applying for, and being approved for, social security disability. Not only that, but many applications are denied on the first attempt, and will require appeals before being approved. However, there are some situations where presumptive disability can help. With presumptive disability, benefits are approved based on the presumption that there is a bonafide disability that will most likely be approved for benefits.
Three Reasons To Wait To File A Personal Injury Lawsuit
9 November 2017
If you've recently been seriously injured, such as with a meniscus tear, in an auto accident and aren't happy with the offer of settlement you've received from the at-fault party's insurance company, you may be contemplating filing a personal injury lawsuit instead. While it's important to file such a lawsuit well within the statute of limitations, filing too soon could actually backfire in some cases. Read on to learn more about when it may make sense to wait to file a personal injury lawsuit.
Are You Prepared For A Independent Medical Examination?
9 October 2017
Even if you have provided an insurance company your medical records, you might still have to undergo an independent medical examination, or IME. A doctor selected by the insurance company will examine you and review your medical records to assess your injuries from an accident. The results of the exam could impact whether your claim is paid. If you have an IME scheduled, here are a few ways to prepare for it.
Three Challenges Of Filing A Medical Malpractice Case... And How To Address Them
23 September 2017
Being injured or ill is hard enough. Then, the hospital or doctor makes a mistake in your care, making matters worse. The best thing you can do in a case like this is to hire a qualified medical malpractice attorney and file a personal injury lawsuit against the doctor or hospital. But sadly, this part is not always easy, either. It's best to begin the process knowing that it will be tough -- but that there are logical, helpful ways to address the three common challenges you'll probably encounter.