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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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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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March 24, 2022 in

What is the Average Payout for a Motorcycle Accident?

How much a motorcycle accident claim is worth will vary from case to case because of unique factors, and settlements or awards can range from tens of thousands of dollars to millions. The average payout for a motorcycle accident is $73,700 based on data from 1999 to 2006. However, the amount will typically fluctuate...
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March 24, 2022 in

How Much Is a Pedestrian Accident Case Worth?

Each pedestrian case has unique circumstances, so there is no exact formula to determine how much a pedestrian accident case is worth. However, some factors apply to every case that can either increase or decrease its value.  Factors that Impact a Pedestrian Accident Case’s Worth  An attorney, insurer, or the court will consider the...
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March 24, 2022 in

Who is at Fault if a Car Hits a Bicycle?

When a car hits a bicycle, the driver is at fault more often than not. However, there are situations when a bicyclist can be completely or partially to blame, as well as other third parties. Who the liable party is in a bicycle accident case will often depend on who was negligent. A party...
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