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May 3, 2022 in

4 Elements Of A Wrongful Death Lawsuit

To hold another party responsible after losing a loved one requires proving their negligence is what caused their wrongful death. Negligence is a legal term that defines a party’s failure to exercise the reasonable care expected of them in a particular situation. Establishing negligence requires demonstrating the following four elements.  Duty of Care Wrongful...
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Can I Sue if I Fall on a Sidewalk?

After a slip and fall accident on a sidewalk, you may be wondering whether there is someone that can be held responsible. Property owners in Florida have an obligation to keep their premises reasonably safe for visitors. As a result, they can potentially be held liable if a dangerous condition on their property caused...
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May 3, 2022 in

Personal Injury Settlement Agreement Explained

If you were injured in a preventable accident caused by another party’s negligence, you might be entitled to compensation by filing a personal injury claim. Most personal injury claims are resolved before they reach the courtroom because the parties reach a settlement agreement. A settlement agreement is a legally binding contract that outlines the...
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May 3, 2022 in

First Party vs. Third Party Insurance Claims

After a personal injury accident, especially car accidents, you typically have the option of filing a first or third party insurance claim. These terms have to do with which insurance company you file an injury claim with.  What is a First-Party Insurance Claim?  A first-party insurance claim is filed by a policyholder (the first...
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May 2, 2022 in

Psychogenic Nonepileptic Seizures: an uncommon and potentially disabling neurological dysfunction.

It is a common misconception that people who suffer from seizures have all received a diagnosis of epilepsy. However, seizures can also occur as a result of other conditions. Some individuals suffer from psychogenic nonepileptic seizures, abbreviated as PNES. Psychogenic nonepileptic seizures are considered to be involuntary experiential and behavioral responses to internal or...
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April 4, 2022 in

Common Terms Used During your Social Security Disability Claim:

The social security disability program administered by the federal government is a necessary benefit for many individuals. This program helps individuals who suffer from a severe physical and/or mental impairment that prevents them from engaging in regular work. Applying for these benefits is not an easy task for several reasons. One of the main...
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April 4, 2022 in

Basics of Social Security Disability Benefits

Social Security Disability is a federally mandated insurance program designed to provide assistance to people with disabilities. This program pays monetary and health benefits to individuals who are unable to work resulting from physical and/or mental health conditions. There are two disability programs. The first program is called Social Security Disability Insurance or SSDI....
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April 4, 2022 in

Residents of some states are subject to different standards of review if their first Social Security Disability hearing was denied.

Often, individuals whose Social Security Disability benefits case was denied at a hearing with an Administrative Law Judge choose to file a brand new initial claim for benefits. This can sometimes be a more successful approach to receiving benefits than appealing, as the Appeals Council will only send the case back for a new...
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SSDI Application Process | Help with Social Security Disability | LaBovick Law Group of West Palm Beach, Florida
April 4, 2022 in

Chronic venous insufficiency: a common and potentially disabling condition.

Chronic venous insufficiency occurs when the veins in your legs do not work properly and allow the blood to flow back up to your heart. Chronic venous insufficiency is a very common condition, affecting up to 40 percent of the population, and occurring more frequently in women than in men. When the veins do...
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Can You Sue a Nursing Home for Wrongful Death?

Nursing homes are required by law to provide elderly residents with a high level of care, but abuse and neglect take place in these settings shockingly often. If you believe a loved one was killed due to nursing home abuse, neglect, or negligence, you may have the right to sue for wrongful death.  When...
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