Disability Backpay: What You Should Know

Back disability pay can be very confusing because there are several different dates that must be considered to determine if you are entitled to backpay. In addition, some applicants may be entitled to retroactive pay in addition to backpay. To complicate matters further, backpay is handled differently depending on the type of SSD benefits you … Continued

Safety Tips: Avoid Accidents During a Street Festival

Drivers must use extra caution when driving through areas where large crowds are expected, such as a festival, fair, or another event. For example, a driver should drive slower than the posted speed limit when approaching an area where crowds are present. If a driver fails to use caution, the driver can be charged even … Continued

Product Liability Claims: What Injured People Should Know

You never think about a product causing you harm when you purchase it. Sadly, some products cause harm because they are defective. When a defective product injures a person, that person can file a product liability claim against the responsible party or parties seeking compensation for injuries, losses, and damages. The first step is to … Continued

What Benefits Am I Eligible For Under Social Security?

The Social Security Administration (SSA) administers retirement payments under the Social Security system. However, the SSA also administers disability benefits that are available under the Social Security system. Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) are the two disability benefit programs that provide assistance to people with disabilities. Each program has specific … Continued

Injury Liability: What If You Slip and Fall on the Sidewalk?

A slip and fall accident can result in serious injuries that cause permanent disabilities. Head, neck and spinal cord injuries are common in slip and fall accidents as are fractures and broken bones. A fall can be a painful injury that disrupts your life and causes thousands of dollars in medical bills and lost wages. … Continued

Can You Sue Bloomington Over an Injury Claim?

In most personal injury claims, another person or a company is the party responsible for the injury.  For example, if a driver turns left in front of you when you have the right of way, that driver is liable for any damages resulting from a collision. Likewise, if a product causes an injury due to … Continued