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  • Personal Injury

    The latest posts for Personal Injury are listed below.
    • Should I File a Workers' Comp or Personal Injury Case?

      If you have been injured in a work-related incident, you may be wondering whether it’s a good idea to file a workers’ compensation claim or a personal injury case. The answer isn’t always as straightforward as it seems, as some situations could support filing for either one as opposed to one or the other. On this blog, we’ll take a look at when to file for each of these different types of injury ...
    • CA Wrongful Death Law: What You Need to Know

      When someone’s actions cause the death of another person, whether it’s an act of negligence or malice, surviving family members may file a wrongful death claim to recover compensation for their loss. In California, a wrongful death claim must be filed within two years of the date of the decedent's death. In a wrongful death case, the plaintiff must prove the existence of the following elements: A ...
    • Major Causes of Distracted Driving

      According to the U.S. Department of Transportation, nearly one-third of all car accident deaths are caused by driver distractions. In 2015, 3,477 people and 391,000 were injured in distracted driving accidents. In general, distracted driving is considered performing another task that takes your attention away from operating your vehicle. It takes your eyes off the road, hands off the steering ...

    Social Security Disability

    The latest posts for Social Security Disability are listed below.
    • How the SSD Appeals Process Works

      The Social Security Administration receives a large number of applications every year, and as such they need to be diligent about which ones they accept and which ones they can deny. This system is far from perfect, and as such a legitimate claim may be denied thanks to a mistake or miscalculation, resulting in a denial of benefits that you may have significant need for. However, just because your ...

    Workers' Compensation

    The latest posts for Workers' Compensation are listed below.
    • Most Common Occupational Illnesses

      Every year, thousands of workers file claims after sustaining an injury or illness at work caused by a variety of factors, including the demands of the occupation itself. These claims do not necessarily have to involve a one-time accident that results in harm to the employee. In fact, they often include injuries and illnesses that develop over a greater span of time. If you developed an ...
    • What Workers’ Compensation Insurance Companies Know About You

      Once you take the crucial step of filing your workers’ compensation claim, the insurance company handling your claim will begin obtaining background information about you. This is something that can be accomplished without ever having to contact our even question you, so whatever you do, make sure you never provide false or inaccurate information since they will easily be able to disprove this ...
    • How the Workers’ Comp Appeals Process Works

      If your workers’ compensation claim was denied, this is not the end of the road for you. The next step would be to move forward with the appeals process. For many, this is likely a first-time experience, which means you might be unclear about how to process works. First, it is vital that you seek the assistance of a skilled legal professional who is experienced in handling such cases. He or she ...
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