• Three Questions A Personal Injury Attorney Will Ask You During An Initial Consultation

    There are a number of situations in which you may file a personal injury claim. You may have been involved in a car accident, been injured in a slip and fall accident, been bitten by someone's dog, suffered from medical malpractice, been injured on a construction site or sustained injuries as the result of a defective or faulty product. Regardless of why you are filing a personal injury claim, if you are filing one, you will likely be meeting with a personal injury attorney for a consultation. [Read More]

  • Worried About The Long Application Process For Social Security Disability? 4 Ways You May Be Approved For Presumptive Disability

    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. [Read More]

  • Three Reasons To Wait To File A Personal Injury Lawsuit

    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. [Read More]

  • Are You Prepared For A Independent Medical Examination?

    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. [Read More]

  • Three Challenges Of Filing A Medical Malpractice Case... And How To Address Them

    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. [Read More]