How to Handle the First Call from an Adjuster after Your Car Accident
14 January 2016
After you've had a car accident, you can expect a phone call from the insurance adjuster or car insurance representative of the other party involved in the accident. Depending on the severity of your collision, you may be pretty shaken up and may not know how to handle yourself during such a telephone call. Keep reading to learn exactly what to do and not do when on the phone with the other driver's insurance adjuster after you've been involved in a car accident:
4 Ways Your Car Accident Injuries Can Impact Others & Change Your Settlement
17 December 2015
There's no doubt that when you sustain a car accident injury, your life is dramatically affected. If the accident wasn't your fault, as you prepare a potential settlement case with a personal injury attorney, one of the biggest components will be your evidence of pain and suffering. As you work on this statement, it's important to consider how your injury has been a burden to others and ultimately changed your life.
Understanding Strict Liability And One Bite Laws If You Are Injured By A Dog
8 December 2015
If you are injured by a neighbor or a stranger's dog, then you may want to sue the dog owner for the medical bills that accrued due to the injury. Thankfully, almost all states in the United States have laws that indicate that the dog owner is liable for these injuries. This means that you may receive some sort of settlement fairly easily. However, you should understand that states will generally have either strict liability or one bite rules when it comes to injuries from dogs.
Ask An Attorney: Could A Trial Work Period Affect Your Disability Benefits?
4 November 2015
Social Security disability insurance (SSDI) payments don't always last forever. While some people suffer with disabilities that mean they can never work, other claimants find that they sometimes recover and can return to work. As such, the American government introduced the Trial Work Period (TWP) to help get people back to work. Nonetheless, some claimants are suspicious about the possible implications of a TWP. Learn how a TWP could work for you, and find out if this system could affect your benefits.