Stages Of The Social Security Disability Appeals Process

Posted on: 8 December 2020

When you are denied your SSDI claim, you'll want to contact a Social Security Disability lawyer as soon as possible so you can increase the odds that your claim will ultimately be accepted. Fortunately, you will have several levels of appeals you can go through to make sure that you receive the benefits you need. Reconsideration The first step is to go online and file a request for reconsideration. Then, your claim will be reviewed by someone who did not play a role in the original determination. [Read More]

Can A Swatting Incident Lead To A Wrongful Death Case?

Posted on: 15 May 2020

The police are trained to treat any individual as a potential threat in a hostage situation, especially those who are a part of a swat team. Unfortunately, an individual might not cooperate with the police or may make sudden movements and cause the police to believe that the individual is reaching for a gun. While these situations are tragic, some are sparked by a prank known as "swatting." Pranks that lead to the death of an individual can be a justification for a wrongful death lawsuit. [Read More]

How Boat Accident Cases Differ From Other Injury Claims

Posted on: 22 October 2019

Many forms of injury cases have a lot of overlap with each other, but the job of a boat accident lawyer is distinct for several legal reasons. If you've suffered a boating injury, it's good to know how your claim may be different from something like a car wreck or a slip-and-fall incident. Jurisdiction The jurisdiction applied to a boating accident will depend on where it happened. Incidents that occur in federally-governed or international waters are adjudicated according to maritime law. [Read More]

Factors That Can Suggest You Were Driving Safely In The Rain During A Bicycle Accident

Posted on: 5 August 2019

The weather can be a factor in a many collisions between automobiles, but it can also play a role when a car and a bicyclist have an incident. If you were riding your bike on a rainy day and a vehicle hit you, it's possible that you could sustain serious injuries. Consulting an accident attorney who has experience with bike accidents will help you to understand if you have grounds for a suit against the driver. [Read More]