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May 18, 2020

Helping Someone Else Apply for SSD

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There are multiple ways in which you can apply for Social Security Disability (SSD) but one of those methods (in-person) is not available because of the Coronavirus pandemic. Dozens of Social Security offices across the country have closed to the public because of stay-at-home orders and social distancing guidelines. Even though the Social Security Administration (SSA) is an essential operation, employees are either being asked to work fewer hours or work from home. This means [...]

Jan 28, 2020

Loss of Consortium in Injury Cases

By |January 28th, 2020|Personal Injury|0 Comments

In personal injury cases, the focus is mostly on the person who was injured – but not entirely. The spouse of a victim of a car accident, medical malpractice, a fall, or any other accident also suffers because the accident victim is unable to completely fill their marital role. If a spouse dies, the surviving spouse can typically file a loss of consortium clam through the wrongful death and survival case. What is loss of [...]

Sep 25, 2019

Reasons Children and Teenagers Sustain Traumatic Brain Injuries

By |September 25th, 2019|Personal Injury|0 Comments

Traumatic brain injuries among adults are usually due to vehicle accidents and violent actions. A study however, by Brain Injury reveals that many underage minors visits an ER because their TBI was due to a consumer product. CNN, which analyzed the study, revealed that the top reasons children have non-fatal TBIs include: Falls from beds, on floors, from bicycles, and down the stairs Sports injuries, including TBIs from playing basketball, soccer, and football Injuries due [...]

Sep 3, 2019

Electronic Stimulation Is Giving New Hope to Spinal Cord Injury Patients

By |September 3rd, 2019|Personal Injury|0 Comments

A recent uplifting story in Nature International Journal of Science reported on the thrill that Rob Summers, who was paralyzed from the chest down, felt when he realized he could wiggle his toe. The neurophysiologist, Dr. Susan Harkema, at the University of Louisville in Kentucky ran a few physical tests to confirm the wiggle was no accident. In 2009, Dr. Harkema had implanted tiny electrodes in his spine hoping to show that the spine “contains [...]

Aug 6, 2019

What Are the Most Common Injuries in Casinos?

By |August 6th, 2019|Personal Injury|0 Comments

When most people think about visiting the casino, they think about playing the slots, making a few bets, and enjoying some card games, such as poker and blackjack. Most people would not even think about the possibility of suffering from a serious injury while visiting a casino, but different injuries have been sustained at various casinos across the United States. You could sustain injuries just about anywhere inside the building, whether you are using the [...]

Jul 9, 2019

How to Fix Inaccurate Accident Reports

By |July 9th, 2019|Personal Injury|0 Comments

After a car accident which involves death, injury, or damage to a vehicle, it is common practice to contact the police. In fact, for most accidents, it’s required that one of the drivers in the accident contact the police. The police will perform several tasks at the car accident site such as arranging to remove the cars and vehicles to side of the of the road so traffic can proceed. The police will attend to [...]

May 21, 2019

Children & ATVs: Understanding the Dangers

By |May 21st, 2019|Personal Injury|0 Comments

Taking out the all-terrain vehicles (ATVs) is a popular recreational activity for families here in Mississippi and around the country. Unfortunately, however, this popularity also comes with an increase in injuries and fatal accidents, especially involving children. There’s no doubt that riding ATVs can be a fun day out, but many factors can come together to cause tragedy, and it may be difficult to determine who or what was at fault. According to the American [...]

Apr 9, 2019

Key Factors in the Pain and Suffering Part of an Accident Case

By |April 9th, 2019|Personal Injury|0 Comments

There are two parts to every personal injury damage claim. The first claim for damages is for all the economic losses – the things that can be readily calculated. These include the doctor bills, costs for hospital surgeries, lost wages, property damage, and other items. The second part is for none-economic damages – the pain and suffering claim. There is a formula (of sorts) for calculating the amount of physical pain and emotional suffering a [...]

Jan 22, 2019

The Dangers of Seeing a Chiropractor

By |January 22nd, 2019|Personal Injury|0 Comments

According to the National Institutes of Health, chiropractic care is considered a form of complementary health. Approximately 9.1 percent of adults saw a chiropractor in 2012. The percentage rose to 10.3 percent for the year 2017. About $3.9 billion was spent on chiropractic or osteopathic manipulation in 2017. People generally see chiropractors for lower back pain. They may also treat with a chiropractor for neck pain, shoulder discomfort, headaches, and other ailments. Chiropractic treatment focuses [...]

Dec 19, 2017

What is a Catastrophic Personal Injury?

By |December 19th, 2017|Personal Injury|0 Comments

Every day, somewhere in the United States, people suffer serious, catastrophic injuries that will have a lasting impact on the rest of their lives. A catastrophic injury is one that is life-altering, and the effects of that injury could be permanent. Typically, the following injuries are categorized as catastrophic: Burns Spinal cord injuries Traumatic brain injury Limb loss Scarring and disfigurement Loss of vision Loss of hearing Chronic pain Disability These types of injuries may [...]

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