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Tips for Understanding Why You Need a Social Security Disability Lawyer

If you have a physical or mental disability that prohibits you from working, it is easy to assume that you will be eligible for disability payments. Unfortunately, more than half of the people who applied for disability benefits have been denied in recent years. Because you only have 60 days from the time you are aware of the rejection to appeal, it is crucial to choose the right lawyer to advocate on your behalf. Read More 

Raising Malpractice Concerns Over The Use Of Medical Marijuana

As more states approve the use of medicinal marijuana, a perception emerges that smoking cannabis is automatically safe. Yet, are all traditional prescription medications safe to use? The answer is, of course, "No." he same understanding must be present with the legal medicinal use of cannabis. Doctors who legally - but unsafely - recommend the use of medical marijuana could very well be guilty of malpractice.  Issuing for Legitimate Purposes Read More 

Determining Fault In A Personal Injury Case

When you get injured on someone else's property, you may not be responsible to pay for the injuries you sustain. If you were injured due to someone else's carelessness or negligence, they are at fault for your injuries. Before you go knocking someone's door down demanding that they pay you for your injuries, you need to make sure that you have looked at your own responsibility in causing your injuries. Depending on what you did to contribute to your injuries, you might not get any help in paying for your hospital bills. Read More 

The 2 L’s Of Personal Injury Law: Liability And Loss

There are two key factors that separate personal injury cases from run-of-the-mill accidents. These two factors are liability and loss. When trying to determine whether or not your recent accident could result in a successful personal injury claim, you will need to begin by determining whether or not both of these factors are present in your case. Liability The ability to establish legal liability is essential to the success of any personal injury lawsuit. Read More 

How to Estimate the Value of Compensatory Damages in a Personal Injury Lawsuit

When you sue after you have been in a car accident, you are typically hoping that a judge or jury will award you enough in monetary compensation to pay all of your bills related to the accident and to pay for any loss of future earnings if your injuries or disabilities are long lasting. You can try to figure out what amount of compensatory damages you might get awarded to settle the claim (this doesn't include any punitive damages you might get awarded if the other driver was willfully negligent in causing the accident). Read More