Exploring Social Security Cases and Outcomes

  • Don't Be Surprised To Hear What May Seem Like Personal Questions During Jury Selection

    27 February 2019

    When you receive a notice in the mail that you're required to serve jury duty, you're one step closer to sitting on a jury — but you still have a long way to go before you're approved to do so. First, you'll go through a lengthy jury selection process, in which both the prosecution and the defense will ask you questions to better assess whether you'll be able to fulfill this role impartially and professionally.

  • Social Media Can Impact Your Divorce

    23 January 2019

    Divorce is difficult. Nobody can deny that divorce takes a heavy toll on those involved. Today's technology enables us to see so much more about the lives of those around us, including ex-spouses. This can be a curse for those who keep an active online presence, especially in the midst of divorce proceedings. One factor you may not have considered in your divorce is the role of social media. Every picture or post somebody puts on their profile can shed light on their living situation and state of mind.

  • What To Do If You Can't Complete Your Community Service Requirement

    12 December 2018

    It's common for judges to order people convicted of DUIs to complete several hours of community service. Although this can help a person escape jail time, sometimes it may be difficult for an individual to complete the required volunteer work due to lifestyle conflicts or a lack of opportunities. If you're having a hard time getting your service hours in, here are a couple of things you can do to resolve the issue.

  • Getting Divorced? Make Sure You Change Your Will

    4 November 2018

    When you and your spouse decide to get a divorce, you are under a lot of stress because there is a lot going on in your life. There is a lot that you need to take care of as a result of the divorce, and this includes a lot of paperwork. However, one thing that you may not think of is changing the terms of your written will, assuming that you have one, and this will be a huge mistake on your part.

  • Got Hurt at Work and Can No Longer Do Your Job? How a Social Security Disability Attorney Can Help

    26 September 2018

    If you got hurt at work and can no longer fulfill the duties of your job, you need to apply for Social Security disability benefits. This will help cover some of the expenses you have each month. However, this can be difficult to do if you have never applied for this type of disability before, which is why you should hire a Social Security disability attorney to help you. Below is more information how a Social Security disability attorney can help you can get the money you deserve.

  • Dealing With A Pregnancy-Related Medical Malpractice Issue? 3 Reasons You Should Speak To An Attorney

    22 August 2018

    When you think of medical malpractice, you might not think of negligence relating to pregnancy. Unfortunately, medical malpractice cases involving pregnancy-related issues are more common than you might think. Medical malpractice related to pregnancy can lead to birth injuries, as well as issues relating to wrongful birth and wrongful pregnancy. Here's some information that will help you understand how pregnancy-related medical malpractice may relate to you. Negligence Resulting in Injuries to Mother or Baby

  • Why You Don't Want To Represent Yourself For A Personal Injury Case

    17 July 2018

    When you have been injured in an accident, there is a good chance that you are suffering not only physically but financially as well. There are medical bills, co-payments, and prescription costs, as well as a lack of income if you have had to miss a lot of work. This causes some people to want to handle their own personal injury case instead of hiring a lawyer for it. Let's explore why this would be a bad idea.

  • 4 Questions To Ask When Setting Up A Living Trust

    18 June 2018

    If you don't already have a will or living trust in place, there is never a bad time to get this taken care of. Specifically, a living trust is designed to help determine how your assets will be divided after you pass away. Having a living trust can help to limit tax implications for your beneficiaries and also take the "guesswork" out of carrying out a will once you have passed.

  • These Four Questions Will Determine How Much A Criminal Record Can Impact Your Injury Case

    17 May 2018

    Having a criminal past doesn't preclude you from pursuing personal injury damages in case you are injured by another person's actions. However, your criminal past may come back to haunt you in more ways than one. Here are some questions whose answer will determine how much your criminal past affects your present injury case: When Did the Incident Occur? Recent criminal convictions are more likely to hurt your case than criminal issues in the distant past.

  • 3 Tips For Making A Successful Workers' Compensation Claim

    13 April 2018

    Your place of work is often the last place that many people expect to be injured, but accidents happen. If you were injured while on the job and it was due to someone else's mistake, you may be entitled to financial compensation. But in order to make a successful workers' compensation claim, you will have to make sure you have the details surrounding your incident down pat. Here are three things you need to do to ensure a successful workers' compensation claim.