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March 2, 2022 in

How Do You Prove Wrongful Death?

To hold another party liable in a wrongful death claim requires proving that their negligence resulted in a person’s death. Negligence is a legal term used to refer to a party’s failure to use reasonable care in any given situation. Establishing negligence is the key to a successful claim and involves demonstrating the following...
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What are the Most Common Causes of Semi-Truck Accidents?

Like any other collision, many factors lead to semi-truck accidents. However, the primary contributing factor is driver error, either on the part of the truck driver or the driver of another vehicle. If you've been injured in an accident, contact the West Palm Beach truck accident attorneys at LaBovick Law Group, and read on...
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March 2, 2022 in

What Happens to an Uninsured Motorist in an Accident?

Florida drivers are required by law to carry auto insurance. When an uninsured driver is involved in an accident and gets caught, they may face various penalties.  Penalties for Driving Without Insurance in Florida When drivers get into car accidents without insurance, they will be responsible for their resulting expenses out of pocket, regardless...
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March 2, 2022 in

What Does Uninsured Motorist Coverage Pay For?

Uninsured motorist coverage (UM) is an optional form of auto insurance that drivers can purchase in Florida. It provides coverage beyond your personal injury protection (PIP) policy when you are involved in a collision with a driver who does not have car insurance. Although the state requires every driver to carry PIP and property...
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March 1, 2022 in

Can I qualify for Social Security Disability benefits due to obesity?

Obesity is an increasingly common condition in the United States involving an excessive amount of body fat. It is caused by the increase in the size and the number of fat cells in the body. Obesity is a medical problem that increases the risk of other diseases and health problems, including heart disease, diabetes,...
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March 1, 2022 in

Endometriosis can affect your ability to perform normal work activity

Endometriosis is a disease that involves the tissue that lines the uterus. When a person has endometriosis, the endometrium tissue grows outside of the uterus in growths called endometrial implants. These growths are typically found in the pelvis or abdomen and can grow on linings and organs, such as the ovaries or fallopian tubes....
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February 28, 2022 in

Is Achondroplasia or Dwarfism a disabling condition?

Achondroplasia, also known as dwarfism or ACH, is a genetic condition causing skeletal dysplasia. Skeletal dysplasia is a medical term that affects bone growth. This condition impairs the growth of bone in the limbs along with growth in the spine and skull. In general terms, individuals suffering from achondroplasia will typically have shorter arms...
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February 28, 2022 in

SSA scheduled a consultative examination for me…now what?

When submitting a claim for social security disability benefits, the Social Security Administration will review your claim to determine if you meet the definition of disability, as defined in the code of federal regulations. While there are several criteria to be reviewed when evaluating a disability claim, the most important determination is made regarding...
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February 15, 2022 in

If I refuse to go back to work after suffering a work-related injury can I still collect workers’ compensation benefits?

Workers’ Compensation benefits generally fall into one of two categories.  Benefits are either for lost time or reduced wages, referred to as “indemnity” benefits; or are for medical benefits which include treatment, prescriptions, apparatus’s, mileage reimbursement among other things.  This article is going to focus on indemnity benefits. You may be able to return...
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February 10, 2022 in

What is a No Contact Motorcycle Accident?

A “no contact” motorcycle accident essentially occurs when a rider avoids a collision with another vehicle but winds up crashing themselves. A driver’s negligent behavior causes these accidents in most cases. For example, an unsignaled lane change, cutting a motorcycle off, or an abrupt stop. In these scenarios, the driver can still be found...
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