Did your doctor fail to diagnose a condition that should have been obvious? Maybe a mistake was made during your surgery, you were prescribed a wrong dose of medication, or an intervention caused your baby more trauma than good. All of these situations could result in a medical malpractice lawsuit -- and in many circumstances, a successful one. However, many patients who are wronged by the medical establishment do not file lawsuits when they could because they've heard some myths that just are not true. [Read More]
Two Reasons You May Lose Your Disability Benefits
It can take months, and sometimes years, to qualify for Social Security disability benefits. Unfortunately, you can lose your benefits as easily as you misplace your keys if you're not careful. Here are two reasons the Social Security Administration (SSA) may cut off your payments and how you can fix the problem. You Stop Going to the Doctor The SSA is primarily concerned with ensuring only people who are confirmed to be disabled receive disability payments. [Read More]
3 Things You Can Do To Lessen The Stress Of Divorce
Going through a divorce is incredibly hard on everyone involved. Even if the situation is best for the whole family, it still can be painful and stressful. This is why it is important to do everything that you can to make the transition and process as easy on possible on everyone involved. 1. Protect The Finances As soon as you see that the marriage is dissolving you need to protect your finances. [Read More]
What Are Your Legal Options If Your Home Was Damaged By Looters During A Natural Disaster?
While many may question the wisdom or judgment of those who chose to shelter in place as Hurricanes Harvey and Irma battered the southeastern US, some cited their desire to avoid looters as the primary motivation behind sheltering in their homes. Indeed, when entire neighborhoods have been evacuated and residents who remain are secured behind boarded-up windows, this can provide a ripe picking ground for opportunists and others who lack any scruples about looting a hurricane-damaged (or simply vacant) home. [Read More]