Ask An Attorney: Could A Trial Work Period Affect Your Disability Benefits?

Posted on: 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. [Read More]

The Joke's On You! Beware Personal Injury Claims When Halloween Goes Wrong

Posted on: 8 October 2015

Halloween is a lot of fun for those who like to scare others, but this year it is important you know where to draw the line between prank and potential harm. The story of a Universal Studios' patron who got too much fright on Halloween night has been reported online, but the more scary stuff involves you as a home owner, and the possibility of potential lawsuits. Here are three things you need to know before the trick-or-treaters arrive at your door this Halloween. [Read More]

Winter Parking Lots: 5 Hazards That Can Cause An Accident

Posted on: 14 September 2015

Winter is a popular time for retail shopping centers as people browse for holiday gifts, big family dinners, and cold-weather products. The time to shop can also create a number of hazards in the parking lot as winter weather arrives. Snow, freezing rain, and blizzards can create a giant mess in a parking lot and eventually lead to auto accidents. If you've been involved in a parking lot accident, then there are five possible hazards that could have made the retail store liable for damages. [Read More]

Can You Sue An Airline Or Airport For Personal Injury?

Posted on: 18 August 2015

While flying can be a quick and effective way to get from one point to another, and is often the only way to travel to some far-flung areas or islands, it can also be a pain -- sometimes literally. One recent airline passenger is suing the airline for back injuries he allegedly suffered while contorted next to an obese, coughing seat-mate. While this is certainly an extreme occurrence, you may at some point find yourself dealing with injuries related to turbulence, food poisoning, or even tripping on a moving sidewalk that has gone off its tracks. [Read More]