Daily Archives April 3, 2015

Undiscovered Tactics Of An Injury Claim

Undiscovered Tactics Of An Injury Claim

by: Mumtaz Shah

Don’t you just hate it when your phones constantly ringing with telesales staff asking if you have an injury claim? Teams of 2 to 3 people roaming the streets, smartly dressed and groomed, with black leather folders limping in their arm… these college leavers will knock on your door!
What is it they’re selling? Is it insurance, electricity, gas, telecommunication services? Or is another company patrolling your area ‘informing’ people, they can claim injury for an accident, which wasn’t their fault?
An insight in to the history of personal injury claims
It didn’t exist a decade ago… well not to the likes of people being injured. You have an accident and nobody really cared besides the obvious family and friends...

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Finding The Right Lawyer To Represent You

Finding The Right Lawyer To Represent You

by: Dan Baldyga

Adjuster Henry Hustle from GiveAwayNothing Insurance tried to take advantage of you so you’ve decided to obtain the services of an attorney. Here are some insights you should consider:
SMALL LAW FIRM VS. LARGE LAW FIRM: The size of the law firm has absolutely nothing to do with how well that office will represent you and/or handle your case. A large law firm (10 or more names on their letterhead) will not impress an insurance adjuster into giving you a better settlement. On the contrary, adjuster’s who’ve been around, know that huge law offices have multi-million dollar clients with mind-boggling legal problems...

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Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

by: Maui Reyes

According to the EEOC, 40% of all working women claim to have been sexually harassed at some point in their career. Obviously, sexual harassment, although deemed as taboo and obviously inappropriate behavior, occurs more often than we perceive it to be.
If you or anyone you know has been sexually harassed in the workplace, the first step is to come forward with it. Report to your supervisor, employer, or to the human resources department. Many victims of sexual harassment are afraid to come forward because they fear they will lose their job, won’t get support from their boss, or be labeled as a tattletale...

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Quadriplegia: Victims Seeking Legal Help

Quadriplegia: Victims Seeking Legal Help

by: Carla Ballatan

Don’t stay forever pitying a relative, friend or acquaintance who suffers from quadriplegia, a form of spinal cord injury. They are one of the 10,000 Americans who suffer from spinal cord injuries and permanent paralysis in their arms or legs, every year.
When an injury occurs to the spinal cord is occurs, the cord is not typically cut but the thin fibrous extensions of nerve cells surrounded by the vertebrae are crushed and damaged. Pathways of the nerve cells, called axons, in the cord are disrupted once an injury to the cord occurs and a person loses sensation and control over critical body functions.
Quadriplegia (also called Tetraplegia) is a person with a spinal cord injury near the top of the spine (between C1 to T1)...

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Multiple Social Security Beneficiaries

Multiple Social Security Beneficiaries

by: Blur Lorena

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) is a federal program run by Social Security Administration that gives a monthly income to people with disabilities, blind, or who are 65 or older with limited income and property. Recipients must be a U.S. citizen or a national with countable income below the federal benefit rate or FBR.
Recipients are grouped into children (age 17 and younger), working age (ages 18 to 64), and elderly (age 65 and older). Different policy issues and rules apply to various age groups. There are disability screens for children and working-age applicants while elderly must pass the income and asset screens to qualify regardless of whether they are disabled.
This program does not limit the number of recipients living in t...

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